YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Vice President, Finance
The YMCA is a dynamic association of adults and children of all ages and abilities joined together by a shared commitment: to strengthen community. The YMCA of Greater Vancouver (YGV) serves more than 115,000 people across the Lower Mainland, and its 4,000 volunteers and staff work together to help children and families reach their full potential by promoting healthy living and reducing isolation. The YGV has been serving the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Sunshine Coast for 130 years and currently offers programs at 185 locations. With an active portfolio of capital projects, the YGV is on track to double its reach.
The Vice President, Finance is a critical role providing leadership for the YMCA of Greater Vancouver’s (YGV) financial assets to meet present and future strategic requirements. The Vice President is responsible for developing, monitoring and executing the finance plan and budget to ensure the YMCA’s vision and strategy are realized. They support the continued sustainable and effective evolution and growth of the YMCA, and also ensure the efficient and effective financial management of all programs and services delivered by the YMCA Entities. The Vice President optimizes the YGV’s assets through effective management and investment of funds, and effective revenue and expense strategies. They also ensure that financial procedures and controls are in place, and safeguard YMCA finances and assets.
As the ideal candidate, you are a successful financial professional who has been responsible for overseeing the finance function in a complex, multi-faceted, program delivery organization. You live the YGV values; demonstrate excellent leadership, coaching and communication skills; and have the self-confidence to advise and interact with the YGV’s leadership team, Entity Boards and other diverse stakeholders. With significant growth on the horizon for the YGV, you must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment while overseeing a complex portfolio and managing the work of a small team. You ideally have experience in a large, program-delivering, multi-faceted charitable or public sector organization. Your experience is augmented by a CPA designation.