Employment Posting:
Director, Finance

Employment Type:
Full-time Administrative
Closing Date:

Director, Finance

Full Time Administration

Reporting to the Assistant Vice-President, Finance & Infrastructure, the Director is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the University. The areas of responsibility include:  budgeting and forecasting; the preparation of financial statements; year-end audit; student accounts receivable, billings and financial aid; trust and endowment accounting and reporting; cash management; investments and reporting; internal controls; fixed asset accounting and financing of capital expenditures; accounts payable; and shipping and receiving. 

The Director promotes effective leadership by providing support for the University’s strategic and operational objectives.                                     

The successful candidate will have a University Business degree and a professional accounting designation or an equivalent combination of education, professional certification, and professional work experience. A minimum of 8 years’ experience in positions demonstrating progression and increased responsibility at a senior level preferably in higher education or the broader public sector.  Expertise in a range of financial services including auditing, financial statement preparation, budget preparation and administration, taxation and investment oversight is required.

A comprehensive group benefits and pension plan is offered, as well as a tuition subsidy for eligible dependents.

Please submit your letter of application and resume in one document, via email to careers@nipissingu.ca by 4:00 p.m. Friday, February 10, 2023.  Hiring is subject to final budgetary approval. 

Nipissing University is committed to employment equity and strongly encourages applications, which may include self-identification in a covering letter from Indigenous persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons who identify as 2SLGBTQI+ and racialized minorities.  The search committee would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Nipissing University.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

The search committee would like to thank all applications for their interest in Nipissing University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Please note that only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Nipissing University is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. We will respect and adhere to any accommodation needs you may need during the application or interview process, please contact Human Resources at access@nipissingu.ca.