Director, Finance Operations

$97,478.00 To 109,592.00 Annually
March 11, 2024
April 10, 2024
Job Type
CPA status
CPA Member

Taking care of our environment has never been more important than it is today. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is looking for a Director, Finance Operations to join a team committed to protecting our most important natural areas and the plants and animals they sustain.


NCC is the nation’s leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, working to protect our most important natural areas and the species they sustain. Since 1962 NCC and its supporters have protected 15 million hectares (more than 35 million acres) of ecologically significant land across Canada. NCC takes a collaborative, science-based approach to achieve conservation success for the sake of nature and Canadians. With a national office in Toronto and seven regional offices across the country, NCC delivers results you can walk on.

Position Summary

The Director, Finance Operations and Projects oversees NCC’s finance operations, ensuring effective operational management that includes financial reporting, financial analysis, cash flow analysis and the establishment of robust internal controls.  The role also emphasizes the adoption of best accounting practices aligned with NCC’s strategic plan.  

This role will support regional operating unit finance functions, collaborating with the broader finance team, providing operational support, and facilitating training and mentoring activities. Actively collaborates with senior staff within the organization, contributing to internal control, policy development and decision-making, and demonstrates expertise in reviewing financial reports and troubleshooting for the CFO.

The ideal candidate is a great team player with a big picture view, who is highly services oriented, execution focused, respectful and collaborative, with a strong ability to partner, collaborate across the regional areas and pivot as priorities change.

Position Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting/finance/business plus CPA 
  • 5+ years of positive leadership, supervisory and managing professional accounting staff and financial and operational audits
  • Strong ability to influence without authority
  • Advanced problem-solving proficiency, equipped with proactive mindset
  • Strong business modelling acumen, with in depth financial analysis capabilities
  • Expertise in project management, ensure timely completion while balancing multiple priorities

How to Apply

Application Deadline

March 1, 2024  11:59pm EST, 9:59pm Mountain Time, 8:59pm Pacific Time, 10:50pm CST, 00:59 am +1 AST

NCC is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary expectations through our Career Centre.

 We strive for bold conservation achievements in which equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are the norm. Consistent with our core values of empowerment and collaboration, we aim to cultivate trust through openness, and celebrate and encourage the full participation of people from diverse backgrounds.

As part of our continuous commitment to promote a healthy planet, healthy communities and healthy people, we acknowledge the need for equity, diversity and inclusion in our society, our sector and our organization. At NCC we believe that nature needs to be accessible to everyone.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, contact us by email at to make any required arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at NCC, please email us at

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