Chief Financial Officer

by Creative Team Solutions

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jun 01, 2020
Experience: 10+ Years
Education: University Degree
Creative Team Solutions

Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED) and working in close collaboration with other senior leadership team members, this position is accountable for the administrative, financial, information technology and risk management operations of CTS and client organizations. The CFO oversees the overall financial operations of client organizations and all strategic and tactical matters as they related to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs while ensuring that they organization’s mission, vision, and values are at the forefront of decision making.



  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the non-profit sector.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with 10+ years of progressively responsible financial management experience.
  • Experience in partnering with an executive team.
  • An MBA or degree in accounting or business administration is an asset.



  • Strategic and Financial Leadership for CTS and client organizations
  • Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives, monitoring and directing the implementation of strategic business plans related to finance.
  • Act as a liaison in all CTS financial matters with internal and external contacts. Maintains a good working relationship with all partners and outside government departments, organizations, etc.
  • Negotiate all contracts and supervise onboarding of new financial clients.
  • Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the sector.
  • Liaise with funding organizations, clarify unusual/complex transactions, understand issues that are arising, and new developments.
  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile, reporting on risk issues to the Executive director and board of directors, as appropriate
  • Oversee financial operations & IT teams (financial reporting, Ministry reporting, payroll & benefits and IT systems & support)
  • Ensure that organizations comply with all legal, regulatory, financial and reporting requirements
  • Participates on CTS and client committees as assigned by the Executive Director including, but limited to: Investment committee(s), Pension committee(s), Executive/ Audit committee(s)



  • Demonstrated understanding of financial analysis and planning, complex reporting and accounting functions
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex financial issues to a broad and diverse audience.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills with the ability to identify trends, establish benchmarks and provide credible analysis and business recommendations
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to create integrated plans, influence outcomes and engage multiple stakeholders
  • Familiarity with Human Resources principles and practices
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, familiarity with Dynamics GP, Dynamics 365 and Crystal Reports an asset


Qualified applicants please submit written applications to Please indicate the position title in the subject line. Posting closing date: June 14 2020.


OTHER NOTES: CTS is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages women, Aboriginal persons, persons with a disability and members of visible minority groups to apply. CTS is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this process, please advise the organization's representative of your need for accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Creative Team Solutions
Contact Name:   Holly Olynyk
Telephone:   519-907-2874
Email Address:
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