The role is responsible for providing expert operational and planning leadership for strategic and divisional initiatives of the Office of Chief Financial Officer and, more broadly, the Finance and Facilities Management division (FFM). This role facilitates and actively participates in strategic planning and project meetings, conducts supporting research and analysis, drafts operational plans, monitors and analyzes operating and capital project budgets of the FFM division on behalf of the CFO, and prepares written reports, as assigned by the CFO. Works in conjunction with, and supports, the broader FFM management team by undertaking and/or participating in special projects and assumes a leadership role in monitoring project priorities and progress.
Working with the CFO, provides prudent advice, communicates instructions to the FFM management team, identifies potential risks with strategic and operational initiatives, and provides recommendations to mitigate identified risks; monitors the resolution of issues and the completion of tasks. Working with the Financial Policy Advisor, ensures continuity of policies and practices across the division partners with the FFM management teams to ensure their goals and objectives are met. Develops and maintains strong working relationships with peer positions and division leaders, across the Law Society to establish an informational network to support organization-wide alignment of planning priorities.
Working with the CFO in her capacity as Secretary-Treasurer for the Law Society Foundation, a related organization to the Law Society, and as the Treasurer for LiRN Inc., a subsidiary of the Law Society, supports various priorities or initiatives of the two organizations, as required, and in a similar capacity.
A university degree and advanced standing in CPA program or equivalent education and/or training.
Client / Customer Service Delivery
Relationship and Alliance Building
The Law Society has introduced a Distributed Workforce Model to leverage flexibility and agility, and to maximize employee productivity and engagement. Work arrangements will be determined by role and departmental requirements. The working arrangement for this position has been classified as hybrid, where the employee will regularly flex their work location between home and office. The specific application of this will be communicated to applicants contacted during the recruitment process.