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Director of Finance

by Pillar Nonprofit Network

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Sep 07, 2021
Experience: 5 Years
Pillar Nonprofit Network

Job Description


Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Finance is responsible for the full scope of Finance strategy and support at Pillar Nonprofit Network.
  • Responsible for Pillar Nonprofit Network’s overall financial information processing, records integrity and operational processes in accordance with ethical, accountable and efficient policies and procedures.  
  • Develop, track and report on the annual operational budget. 
  • Provide financial support and business counsel to the Executive Director and Senior Leadership Team.
  • Manage the payroll function in conjunction with  the external payroll provider.
  • Complete day to day finance functions which include posting all journal entries, booking revenue, making bank deposits, preparing cheques, reconciling bank accounts, etc.
  • Complete Innovation Works rent process and invoicing process.
  • Maintain a strong internal control environment including process and policy documentation.
  • Prepare and present financial reports at quarterly Finance and Audit Committee meetings.
  • Develop quarterly cash flow projections to ensure the organization is on target to meet its obligations.
  • Complete government filings including quarterly HST and annual charity return.
  • Execute a smooth year end audit process including preparation of working papers and coordinating with the external auditors.
  • Assist with finance requirements for grant applications and reporting.
  • Support VERGE Capital’s financial administrative needs and prepare quarterly financial statements.
  • Professional Accounting Designation, (CPA).
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Finance and Operations role.
  • Progressive management experience including contributing at a senior leadership level.
  • Understanding of and experience in the nonprofit sector.
  • Proactive, process oriented, adapts easily to changing priorities and demands with a team focused collaborative work style.
  • Detail-oriented, analytical, excellent organizational, administrative, and problem-solving skills.
  • A positive attitude is a must along with the ability to work independently.
  • Microsoft Office Skills.
  • G Suite (Google Apps) Skills.
  • SAGE 50 Accounting System.

Contribution to an equitable, inclusive, and anti-oppressive workplace:
  • Demonstrates respect for people from all backgrounds.
  • Looks for the voices present and missing from projects and organizations, and seeks to fill the gaps.
  • Suspends judgment and challenges self and others to confront their assumptions and conscious and unconscious biases.
  • Committed to learning anti-oppressive practices, taking action, and holding self and others accountable.


Work Terms

  • Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
    • Flexible hours, with occasional evening and weekend work required
  • Reports to: Executive Director, Mojdeh Cox
  • Contract: Permanent Full-time
  • Access to Pillar's Learning & Development program, when possible
  • Based at Innovation Works (201 King Street)

Pillar’s Culture and Values

Pillar Nonprofit Network was voted one of London’s best places to work by London Inc. magazine!

Our staff-written Team Alliance includes commitments to:
  • Build Relationships with Intention
  • Foster Inclusion & Belonging
  • Promote Trust & Integrity
  • Say What Needs to be Heard
  • Nurture a Culture of Caring

Pillar is actively seeking applications from people who are Indigenous, Black, racialized, LGBTQ+, women, persons with disabilities, and other equity-deserving groups because we believe in removing barriers to meaningful employment for all.


  • Please submit resume and cover letter to by Wednesday, September 29th, 5:00pm EST. No applications received after the deadline will be considered.
  • Please reference "Director of Finance" in the subject line of your email.
Please note: 
Pillar thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment, selection processes and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Working with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

Pillar acknowledges that posting job salaries signals a deep commitment to equity and transparency. Like many in the impact sector who share these values, we are in the process of the internal work necessary to align with these commitments.

If you have any questions about this posting please email and reference "Director of Finance " in the subject line.

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Pillar Nonprofit Network
Contact Name:   Mojdeh Cox
Telephone:   519-433-7876
Email Address:
Company Website: