Amity Trust

This executive search is conducted by Nelson/Kraft & Associates on behalf of Amity Trust.

WHO WE ARE

Amity Trust (formerly Mennonite Trust) is seeking a Chief Financial Officer to join its collaborative management team. As CFO, you will provide strategic leadership and management of the accounting and finance functions of a financial institution operating with a Christian perspective. If our values of compassion and professionalism align with your perspective on meaningful work, we’d love to talk with you!

Visit our website www.amitytrust.ca

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the CEO, the CFO is responsible to:

  • Prepare financial statements and other reports for the Board on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Oversee efficient operation of client deposit services through supervision of cashier’s office.
  • Provide insight into risk analysis of operating a financial institution.
  • Work with external auditor to oversee preparation of audited financial statements.  Oversee CRA reporting requirements for registered and open client funds.
  • Create, support and maintain a positive team culture in alignment with the vision, mission and values of Amity Trust.
  • Work collaboratively as part of management team.
  • Report to Board of Directors on financial issues as directed by CEO.
  • Produce all corporate financial tracking and reporting using proprietary software (Axon) as well as spreadsheets and other tools as appropriate.
  • Oversee maintenance and ongoing development of Axon.
  • Ensure compliance with all externally and internally mandated financial benchmarks.
  • Liaise with both regulatory and internally contracted auditors.
  • Oversee ongoing processes and annual CRA reporting for all registered investment products (RSP, RIF, TFSA).
  • Responsible for administration of corporate payroll.
  • Work in collaboration with CEO to manage corporate investment portfolio.
  • Oversee loan approvals within policy limits and serve as required on Management Credit Committee which reviews and approves larger/more complex loans.
  • Obtain knowledge about all services and products offered to clients.
  • Supervise staff assigned as direct reports and perform evaluations.
  • Recommend improvements/new processes to maximize efficiency, effectiveness and profitability.
  • Commit to ensuring smooth operation of company matters in agreement with Christian ethics and sound business practices.
  • Maintain complete confidentiality in all relevant areas.
  • Possess good public relations skills to deal with clients, staff, Board and supervising church conferences.
  • Earn the respect of staff and their recognition as an authority figure.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Accounting designation, or progress towards one; CPA preferred.
  • Business/Commerce degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years experience working in the management of a financial institution.
  • Management work hours implied.
  • As an extension of the three church bodies that own Amity Trust,  staff are expected  to display  Christ-like character in their daily lives.

Location:  Waldheim, SK                            Application Deadline: February 16, 2002

TO APPLY:  Email your cover letter and resume to info@nelsonandkraft.com

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ABOUT US

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is an executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management and fundraising personnel in the charitable sector.  We work with a diverse group of not-for-profit organizations through the connection of colleagues across Canada.

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.