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Director, Financial Services

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Looking for an opportunity to transform services within a growing and evolving organization!

Our client, Red River College, is Manitoba’s largest institute of applied learning and research consisting of nine campuses across the Province.  The College offers more than 200 degree, diploma, certificate and apprenticeship programs to 22000 students each year, helping people achieve success in a variety of disciplines. A leader in post secondary education, Red River College continues to plan for the future, focusing on advancing Indigenous achievement, elevating student success, fostering sustainable growth and cultivating strategic partnerships.  It offers a welcoming and rewarding work environment where employees are passionate about their work.  This commitment to growth and success requires an innovative leader who will lead transformational change in financial services at Red River College.    

As a key member of the leadership team and reporting directly to the Executive Director, Finance and Campus Services, the Director, Financial Services will provide dynamic and visionary leadership of the finance team in support of the College’s vision, mission and strategic goals.  The Director, Financial Services and his/her team will provide advice, guidance, support and expert analysis to executive management, the Board, the budget committee and individual managers and ensure they have timely, efficient access to financial information for decision- making and planning.  The Director, Financial Services will ensure the finance function and its processes and practices are comprehensive, consistent and integrated in the operations of the College, effectively managing the safekeeping and integrity of the College’s assets and financial systems.

The successful candidate will bring a highly collaborative and ‘hands-on’ approach as well as great energy and enthusiasm.  You will have earned a four year university degree and a CPA designation complemented with a minimum of seven years senior management experience leading change in a complex business environment.  He /she will have demonstrated successful experience leading finance portfolios including accounting, operational and capital budgeting, the development of projections and the creation of financial models and scenarios.  The ideal candidate will have extensive experience leading integrated data driven planning processes with multiple lines of business, collaborating with executives, leading large scale major projects and working with complex systems.  Your proven experience of being highly effective in the post secondary education sector or other large public sector institution will align well with the College’s complex environment.   

If you are interested in this rare opportunity please provide your resume, in confidence, to Leslie Dornan, Senior Partner, MNP at by August 3, 2018.      

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MNP Executive Search & Professional Recruitment

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Jenna Stouffer

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Post Date

July 19, 2018 (Long time ago)

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