Director of Finance and Operations

APPLYPosting: 480(292)

Term: Permanent full-time

Posted On: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Closing Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 5 PM

Labour Group: ESA 292


- Develops and manages business and action plans required to achieve the mandate of the business function with the CEO and Directors to ensure the Gallery meets its vision and mandate.

- Manages assigned staff; hires, assigns work schedules, assesses staffing needs, identifies and pursues other resources if necessary and performs layoff and recall. Plans and approves staff development. Conducts performance management and, when required, disciplinary action.

- Plans, organizes, directs and controls effective accounting, financial management and financial reporting systems in a timely and accurate manner by ensuring account reconciliation, review and analysis occurs regularly.

- Ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and practices, including all Provincial acts and regulations and the financial policies and practices of both the City of Saskatoon and Remai Modern.

- Implements internal controls, coordinates all external audit activity with the external auditors and the Audit Committee. Implements and reports on audit recommendations.

- Researches and prepares the annual operating and capital budget submission information and maintains budget control including forecasts throughout the year.

- Oversees Information Technology and computer support operations, including software, infrastructure, and online systems and subscriptions.

- Administers collective agreements as well as payroll, for the facility, through City of Saskatoon.

- Prepares, analyzes and interprets financial statements, statistics, etc. for the Board of Directors, including presenting monthly financial reports and ensures the accuracy, completeness, and accessibility of financial information for Remai Modern, the City and the Board of directors. .

- Provides staff, and senior management, with analytical, research and advisory services related to both current and long term financial strategies for Remai Modern

- Manages gallery operations, health and safety, gallery owned asset management, contract management and building security.

- Oversees all depreciation and asset evaluation processes within the Gallery, including the Tangible Capital Asset reporting requirements.

- Monitors the long-term financial status of all reserves and funds and provides oversight in this regard to the Executive Director/CEO, Committee and Board.

- Searches for opportunities to generate new revenues, and/or decrease expenditures in all areas of operations and collaborates with the team to implement initiatives. Fosters a culture of continuous improvement.

- Advises the Development team in the preparation of grant applications, sponsorship proposals and donor agreements to ensure that such agreements meet the plans, policies and mandate of the gallery.

- Assists the Chief Executive Officer in negotiating contracts and developing policies and procedures. Performs the duties of Acting CEO when required.

- Performs other related duties as assigned.


- Degree in related discipline plus completion of a professional Canadian accounting designation; i.e. CPA.

- Four to six years’ progressively responsible experience in accounting, auditing and/or financial administration. Management-level museum experience in Finance and Operations an asset

- Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

- Knowledge of the principles and practices of all aspects of contract negotiations including administration, mediation and dispute resolution.

- Ability to provide leadership and consultation through problem-solving, consensus-building, stakeholder involvement and dialogue.

- Ability to direct and support staff in achieving desired results.

- Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively in oral and written form to a variety of audiences.

- Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of civic personnel, external agencies and the public.

- Demonstrated ability to lead, effectively motivate and manage teams

- Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures.

- Demonstrated skill in the operation of a computer with Microsoft Office and financial reporting software including QuickBooks.


$97 044.24 to $114 026.64 per annum (2016 Rates)

Requires Security Check:

Acceptable current Criminal Record Check (CRC) upon offer of employment.

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102 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon SK S7K 0L3