Chief Financial Officer

Habitat for Humanity GTA
Toronto (City), Ontario
March 5, 2024
April 4, 2024
Job Type
CPA status
CPA Member

Habitat GTA’s head office is situated in North York, Ontario on the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, the Anishinabewaki, the Hodenosauneega and the Wendake-Nionwentsio peoples.

Are you passionate about tackling the affordable housing crisis? Are you looking for a tremendous opportunity, as a finance leader, to maximize and strengthen the capacity and impact of a well-respected organization, and interact with financial professionals from partner organizations in the real estate development, financial and other sectors? Can you operate at strategic level to bring informed, critical thinking to ongoing efforts to adapt and innovate models for delivering more in an increasingly challenging real estate environment?


Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is seeking a values-based, and senior finance leader to become its next Chief Financial Officer. As the largest Habitat affiliate of 48 in Canada, Habitat for Humanity GTA serves the City of Toronto, Region of Durham, Region of York, City of Brampton, and Town of Caledon. With the pending departure of the current Chief Financial Officer, retiring in June 2024 after close to 15 years of exemplary leadership, there now exists an opportunity for a new CFO to build on the organization’s legacy. This is a rare opportunity for an innovative, purpose driven CFO to lead the Finance team of one of the most prominent and high-profile non-profit organizations in Canada.

Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Financial Officer is a key member of the executive team and and a trusted advisor to the CEO on organizational strategy, decision-making, and organizational leadership. The CFO is accountable for building, leading, coaching, developing and empowering a high-performing finance team, and in doing so, fostering an inclusive and thriving work environment. The CFO will be empowered to drive break-through strategies and innovations that evolve Habitat GTA’s i) homeownership model, ii) build models and ii) financing models to maximize impact and drive long-term sustainability.

As the ideal candidate, you are a high performing, and strategic senior finance executive with strong leadership and operational finance experience in or adjacent to real estate development or real estate development financing. You are committed to housing affordability and, preferably, bring experience working with purpose-driving organizations. As a finance expert, you bring broad leadership experience in profit and loss management, audit, accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash flow forecasting, and enterprise risk management. You bring a strong inclination toward and experience optimizing operations and financial and performance reporting through technology. You are adept at leading change in a complex and dynamic environment and you take pride in working alongside energetic, mission-driven colleagues.

If you are interested in this unique and exciting opportunity to lead an engaged and passionate team of individuals looking to drive positive impact in Toronto and surrounding communities, we would like to hear from you! For more information, please contact Marleigh Robertson ( To apply, please visit

Habitat will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes an applicant’s accessibility needs into account. If you require accommodations during the interview process, please contact Marleigh Robertson ( Every effort to accommodate candidates will be made in a way that is equitable and respectful of their additional professional, community, and personal responsibilities.

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