Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Head of Corporate Services

Maxville Manor
Maxville, Ontario
March 25, 2024
May 8, 2024
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Title: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Head of Corporate Services

Location: Maxville Manor

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


Job Summary


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Head of Corporate Services performs a critical role in the development, advancement, and implementation of corporate financial and management strategies. The CFO and Head of Corporate Services will provide leadership for the financial and fiduciary responsibilities of Maxville Manor (including accounting, financial planning and analysis, payroll, insurance, treasury, asset management, risk management) and ensures outstanding financial stewardship, integrity and accountability to key stakeholders including the Board of Director and the Maxville Manor Foundation. In addition, the CFO and Head of Corporate Services will lead and oversee Facilities Management, Information Technology, Emergency Planning and Housekeeping/Laundry.


The CFO and Head of Corporate Services plays a pivotal role in the ongoing implementation of the strategic and operational plans, along with leading the corporate service team to performance with excellence. 


The CFO and Head of Corporate Services is a key member of the senior management team and will act as CEO on occasion when required. 


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Strategic Oversight and Planning
    • Participates in the strategic planning process and annual planning alongside the CEO;
    • Identifies emerging issues, opportunities and threats that may impact how Maxville Manor manages these in relation to internal and external processes and our partners.  Propose strategic alternatives for consideration by the CEO;
    • Proposes recommendations to the CEO in recognition of operational improvements, ongoing organizational changes and ongoing policies changes as appropriate;
    • Works in collaboration with the CEO, Maxville Manor’s Leadership Team and other stakeholders to accomplish objectives; and
    • Helps to build a team approach. 


  • Leadership and Management
  • Works closely with the Leadership Team to implement effective programs in accordance with approved LTC legislation, regulations and Ministry guidance and oversees performance measurement in all departments.
  • Oversees the integrated operations of financial and related management activities.


  • Planning and Finance
  • Manages alongside the CEO the progress and impact of the annual plan based on the approved budget;
  • Sets annual budgets and monitor periodic variances in collaboration with the Leadership Team;
  • Ensures all reporting requirements for Maxville Manor are met in a timely manner;
  • Oversee financial controls and facilities period audits and reviews; 
  • Oversees all legal expenses. 
  • Establishes and sustains collaborative, effective and trusting communication relationships with key internal leaders to ensure a free flow of information.
  • Supports the Accounts and Payroll Coordinators as required.
  • Long term Capital Redevelopment Project
  • Oversees construction planning, accounting and reporting;
  • Negotiates financing for the redevelopment of the project, alongside the CEO;
  • Prepares and updates the long-term capital plan.


  • Office of the CEO/Board Governance
  • Participates in the preparation of all documentation for the Board including: quarterly management reports for review and presentation to the Board.
  • Attend Board meetings in support of CEO.
  • Act as replacement for CEO as required.
  • Supports Maxville Manor Foundation Board as requested by the CEO.
  • Be on-call as required. 


  • Other Related Duties
  • Completes all other related tasks as required.


Education and Experience/Knowledge:


  • Progressive senior level management experience (7+ years).
  • Current Professional Accounting designation (CPA) in good standing or equivalent formal education.
  • Strong knowledge of good governance practices, operational management and financial planning.
  • Experience working with unions an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral in English combined with strong presentation and facilitation skills. French an asset. 
  • Experience in delivering expectations set out by the CEO for the Board of Directors.
  • Solid knowledge of government at the provincial level and experience in dealing with senior government officials.
  • Experience in formulating policy and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures. 
  • Proficient computer skills including financial and accounting software as well as office productivity tools and statistical software packages e.g. PointClickCare Finance, Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet.
  • Experience with program review and change management.
  • Long-term care experience an asset. 


Management Skills:


  • Excellent collaborative skills with an ability to build relationships and consensus with both internal and external stakeholders.  Recognized as an effective and focused senior leader.
  • A team builder with strong abilities and experience in building, mentoring, coaching and inspiring a multi-disciplinary team of professionals.
  • Demonstrated abilities as an effective change agent, collaborator and strategic thinker with managerial courage who can affect strategic and tactical goals and objectives and achieve organizational excellence.
  • A proven ability to critically analyze complex issues involving legislation and propose innovative approaches.
  • Ability to prioritize and make necessary decisions aligned with the organization’s strategic plans.
  • Proven project management skills and demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Solid professional with good judgment, able to proactively take initiative and to multitask, and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to manage risk and uncertainty.
  • Self-motivated and energetic.
  • Demonstrated strong, effective negotiation skills.


Working Environment:

Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Some evening meetings required. Travel is required to attend meetings primarily within Ontario.  

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