Financial Controller
Diocesan Synod Office - 1340 Cathedral Lane, Hfx NS

Are you a mid-level accounting professional with a Canadian accounting designation and experience leading a finance team? Are you an excellent communicator, process-driven and results oriented, with exposure to CRA requirements for charities and Great Plains accounting software? Do you enjoy working in a busy environment with colleagues who are driven to serve and care about their work? 

We are The Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, serving and sustaining 90+ parishes and over 200 congregations as Christ-centered, mission-minded communities. Founded in 1787, we value diversity, integrity, grace, generosity, and transparency. We care about our work, our people, our communities, and our world. We offer our employees an exceptional benefits and pension package.                                         

As our Financial Controller, you will provide leadership, direction, management, and vision to our financial reporting systems and ensure our financial strength by safeguarding assets and maintaining financial stability. You possess excellent inter-personal skills and a non-anxious presence. You excel at working collaboratively with individuals, task groups, and committees. You build trusting relationships. 

Our Diocese is on the cusp of change. We are being called to greater diversity of membership, wider participation in ministry and leadership, better stewardship of the environment, and a stronger resolve in challenging attitudes and structures that cause injustice. We are reimagining ways to use all the gifts and assets we have, to make a visible difference in people's lives. We know this will take time and patience.   

If you share our values and are eager to help us lead over 20,000 Anglicans in vital, community-based ministries that transform lives and society, we would love to hear from you.  

This is a full-time position in our downtown Halifax office with occasional evening and weekend meetings. For the right candidate, we would be willing to discuss slightly modified hours from the normal 9 to 5. 

TO APPLY

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please send both your resume and a cover letter to employment@nspeidiocese.ca

In your cover letter, please tell us why you are interested in this position at this point in your career and your salary expectations for a mid-level management position in a non-profit organization. 

We will be accepting applications and interviewing candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their time and interest. We regret that we are unable to reply to every applicant. 

The Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from individuals in traditionally marginalized groups. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace.  We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter if they are a member of a marginalized community. 

Our Mission and Diocesan Vision

Mission: To participate in God’s mission of reconciling the world to God through Jesus Christ.

Vision: To create and sustain Christ-centered, mission-minded- ministering communities of faith.

How?

*By focusing on the Marks of Mission of the Anglican Communion (1984)

  • to proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom;
  • to teach, baptize and nurture new believers;
  • to respond to human need by loving service;
  • to seek to transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and to pursue peace and reconciliation; [revised wording Nov2012]

  • to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth.

*By focusing on the Marks of a Healthy Congregation as adapted by our Synod from the Alban Institute

  • IDENTITY: Our congregation knows who they are before God;
  • VISION: Our congregations knows what it is called to do;         
  • STEWARDSHIP: Our congregation has the resources and leadership necessary to carry out its calling;  
  • WORSHIP: People experience the power and energy of the Gospel in their worship and life together;
  • OUTREACH: The activities of our congregation make a discernible difference in individual lives and in the world around us.
  • CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION: Our congregation has the ability to transform conflict into positive energy for the Gospel.