Finance and Operations Manager

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to reaching every Canadian affected by a brain tumour through support, education, information and research.

 As the Finance and Operations Manager reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada’s overall financial information processing, records integrity and operational processes in accordance with ethical, accountable and efficient policies and procedures.  You are also responsible for overall integrity and effective operation of Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada’s integrated suite of constituent databases.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to;


  • Collaborate with the Finance and Systems teams to create an Operational Excellence plan that supports the strategic direction of the organization
  • Oversee the budget process along with the various departments, CEO, Chair of Finance
  • Develop, track and report on the annual operational budget
  • Responsible for the development of process and policy as appropriate
  • Liaise with the Finance Committee and prepare quarterly financial reports and cash flow statements for presentation to the Board of Directors
  • Act as liaison between auditors, staff and Board
  • Responsible for the monitoring, validation and preparation of all materials required by the Auditor and participate in the Auditor recommendation review process.


  • Negotiate and manage all vendor agreements and relationships
  • Responsible for the overall maintenance of the office infrastructure including but not limited to IT support, copiers, printers, postage machine, cleaning services, telephone system and office security
  • Responsible for the planning and general organization of office space
  • Responsible for the oversight of the organizational Health and Safety program.

Database Management

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations, management and security of the organizational database including accountability for data quality, integrity and currency.

Management/Supervision of Staff

  • Coach and mentor assigned staff to achieve goals and develop strengths
  • Manage the successful completion of the team’s work-plans and budget
  • Recommend compensation changes and training/membership needs for assigned staff
  • Complete Professional Progress and Development Process for assigned staff
  • Participate and contribute to Senior Leadership Team’s goals and objectives.


  • Financial/accounting education and experience, designation desired
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Finance and Operations role
  • Progressive management experience including managing a diverse team of professionals and contributing at a senior leadership level
  • Experience with and understanding of database management
  • Understanding of and experience in the non-profit sector
  • Experience working with the Blackbaud Suite of products preferred (i.e. Raiser’s Edge, Financial Edge, OXL Online Express)
  • Solid and demonstrable skill and knowledge of Office 365
  • 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
  • Background with process development and implementation desired
  • Vulnerable screening check required
  • Fluency in French and English would be an asset.

Thank you for your interest.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


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