Associate Vice President, Finance and Operations - Foundation

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Scarborough Health Network
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Fundraising / Giving
  • Healthcare: Other Staff Positions
  • Management / Executive
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Scarborough
Executive (Dept. head, director)N/A2019-03-082019-03-22

Associate Vice President, Finance and Operations

Job Number: J0319-0270

Job Title: Associate Vice President, Finance and Operations

Department: Foundation

Job Category: Foundation

Location: General site; travel is required to other sites as necessary

Job Type: Full Time

Number of Positions: 1

Hours: Monday to Friday with flexibility for some evenings and weekends

Application Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2019

Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America’s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at

To support SHN’s vision to become Canada’s leading teaching community health network – transforming the patient experience, Scarborough Health Network Foundation is about to embark on a $100 million capital campaign and is seeking a dynamic, “hands-on” financial professional to join our team as Associate Vice President, Finance and Operations. This role provides operational oversight for all finance functions of SHN Foundation. This role works closely with key hospital finance personnel and Foundation volunteers including the Chairs of Finance and Investment Committees to provide sound financial management, planning, and reporting.

Reporting to the Foundation President & CEO, the scope of this role includes oversight of the financial affairs, gift processing, information management, grant management, officer operations/administration, and human resources functions of the Foundation. The Associate Vice President is a member of the Foundation’s senior leadership team, providing leadership and strategic counsel on financial and administrative issues, implementing best practices and business models. There are two FTE’s reporting into this position.

The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this position by the close date.


  • Develops and oversees the Foundation’s financial processes, procedures, policies, and internal controls for safeguarding assets and enhancing efficiencies;
  • Responsible for all aspects of the accounting and bookkeeping functions;
  • Prepares appropriate financial information to support Board and Executive staff decision-making, donor stewardship, program evaluation, and budgeting;
  • Handles all tax-related issues including quarterly net HST rebate processing;
  • Prepares and executes detailed bi-weekly accounts payable functions;
  • Oversees monthly revenue reconciliation and transfer from Raiser’s Edge;
  • Quarterly investment return entry and reconciliation to portfolio manager;
  • Maintains all financial records and appropriate sub ledger accounts;
  • Manages banking relationships- monthly bank review, input of charges and reconciliation;
  • Prepares quarterly financial statements and presents same to Finance Committee;
  • Liaises regularly with hospital finance regarding disbursement of funds;
  • Prepares fund balance reports;
  • Prepares ad hoc management reporting;
  • Prepares monthly input of recurring journals such as amortization, salary allocation etc.;
  • Oversees the activities related to the gift processing department;
  • Ensures the appropriateness and efficiency of receipting policies and procedures;
  • Coordinates development of the annual fiscal year Foundation budget;
  • Develops and implements internal audit procedures and coordinates the annual external audit;
  • Prepares the annual T3010 for submission;
  • Oversees staffing and maintenance of Foundation operations and administration including purchasing and upkeep of office equipment and supplies, and human resources functions including policies and procedures are updated regularly;

Required Qualifications:

  • A university degree or a combination of comparable skills and experience;
  • Accounting designation (CPA);
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience, including a number of years at a management level, in the not-for-profit sector;
  • Strategic and highly analytical
  • Demonstrated success in building and retaining a “best in class” team by managing, evaluating and inspiring staff;
  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas;
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills (verbal and written);
  • Ability to work with senior leaders effectively and collaboratively;
  • Proficient in the use of all corporate productivity tools including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Raisers Edge and Financial Edge;
  • Basic understanding of healthcare delivery system in Ontario;
  • Ability to attain financial and program goals within prescribed timelines;
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple and changing demands;
  • Proven ability to exercise diplomacy and good judgment;
  • Keen understanding or current finance and accounting principles in the not-for-profit sector;
  • Exemplary attention to detail with excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills;
  • Ability to work independently using an above average level of initiative;
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding or the mission, vision, and values of Scarborough Health Network;
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekend;
  • Demonstrates values consistent with SHN’s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation;
  • Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards;
  • Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community;
  • Excellent work performance and attendance.

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SHNF offers a culture that fosters Inclusiveness, Courageousness, Inspiration, and Innovation. We embrace and celebrate our community´s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHNF is committed to providing accessible employment practices, in compliance with the AODA. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process, applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements known.