Director of Finance

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • 125 - 150

Indigenous Primary Health Care Council

Organization: Indigenous Primary Health Care Council (IPHCC)

Position Title: Director of Finance

Work Hours / Status: 35 Hour Work Week/ Full-time (Permanent)

Position Reports To: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Location: 21800 Island Road, Mississaugas of Scugog Island Nation, Port Perry, ON L9L 1B6

About Us

The Indigenous Primary Health Care Council (IPHCC) is an Indigenous-governed, culture-based, and Indigenous-informed organization. Its key mandate is to support the advancement and evolution of Indigenous primary health care services provision and planning throughout Ontario. Membership includes Indigenous Primary Health Care Organizations (Aboriginal Health Access Centres, Indigenous Community Health Centres, Indigenous Family Health Teams, Indigenous Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics, and Indigenous Interprofessional Primary Care Teams).


IPHCC is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Director of Finance to join our executive team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the organization, from developing cost budgets and managing project forecasts to ensuring statutory compliance and maintaining effective relationships with government agencies. This role demands a strategic thinker with a strong background in finance within the healthcare or public sector. If you have a proven track record of financial management and leadership, we encourage you to apply.


  • Collaborate with the executive team to develop and manage operational budgets, forecasts, and strategic plans.
  • Regularly report on the company’s financial status and its ability to meet strategic and operational objectives.
  • Analyze financial performance against budgets for risk assessment.
  • Establish and refine accounting policies and procedures.
  • Engage with department leaders for budgeting, spending, and reporting oversight.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with financial legislation, regulations, and policies.
  • Develop relationships with government entities and professional organizations.
  • Facilitate third-party audits and ensure efficient resolution.
  • Lead the finance department staff in all financial matters.
  • Advise the CEO on business and financial issues.
  • Support projects from a financial and operational perspective.
  • Ensure fiscal controls and compliance for IPHCC.
  • Supervise activities through subordinate managers for cohesive operations.
  • Resolve operational problems and authorize administrative procedures.
  • Manage IPHCC’s annual budgeting process and financial performance tracking.
  • Provide early warnings for potential problems and recommend solutions.
  • Handle reporting to government agencies.
  • Oversee office space, equipment maintenance, and asset security.
  • Prepare an annual report, outreach materials, and maintain the website.
  • Act in the CEO’s absence when required.
  • Review and recommend changes to the employee benefits package.
  • Hold primary profit/loss responsibility for assigned units.
  • Undertake additional tasks as needed by the company or directed by the CEO.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


  • 4-year Technical or Business Administration Degree; MBA or HBA preferred.
  • Must have CPA designation.
  • Extensive management experience in Healthcare or Public sectors.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ progressive experience with at least 3 years in management.
  • Experience within a medium to large organization.
  • Expertise in accounting systems, budgets, internal controls, business planning, and asset management.
  • Proficiency with accounting software, spreadsheets, and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Knowledge of equipment, facilities, and IT infrastructure management.
  • Team oriented and collaborative management style.
  • High attention to detail, integrity, and accountability.
  • Strong work ethic, analytical skills, and team attitude.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
  • Ability to maintain relationships with departments, partners, and government agencies.
  • Experience managing budgets for a large, distributed organization.

Working Conditions

  • Travel within Ontario required.
  • Ability to attend and conduct presentations.
  • Manual dexterity for computer use.

Competitive Advantages:

  • Remote Work: IPHCC offers remote work opportunities, with travel within Ontario.


Salary iscommensuratewith qualifications, and experience and is set within the IPHCC’sestablishedsalary grid and policy guidelines.

IPHCCcannotaccept applications from outside of Ontario.

IPHCC is an equal opportunity employer.Indigenous applicants thatself-identifyin their cover letter as First Nations, Inuit or Métiswill be prioritized for this role.





Employment Type


Minimum Experience



$115,517 – $137,869 annually

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