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You will be critical in shaping the future of the organization.
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Director of Corporate Services @ Canadian Science Publishing
Company: Canadian Science Publishing
Position: Director of Corporate Services
Location: Ottawa, ON
As Canada’s largest publisher of international scientific journals, CSP is committed to strengthening the integrity, relevance, reach and impact of vital knowledge and research across Canada and around the globe. CSP currently owns and publishes 24 diverse international journals with distribution in more than 125 countries, and provides publishing services to an additional 15 titles. Featuring content from a global community of researchers, the publications are supported by a team of internationally renowned subject-expert editors and peer reviewers. Their journals cover fields across the spectrum of science and engineering, with a focus on fundamental and applied sciences. As a first mover in Open Access, interdisciplinary journals, CSP connects researchers from diverse fields, enabling them to contribute to solving key world challenges. CSP is an organization rich in history and is globally recognized and respected in academic circles. Originating from within the Government of Canada and its research arm, the National Research Council, CSP became a standalone not-for-profit organization in 2010. Its focus has never wavered however and the CSP team remains as committed today to publishing scientific research as it was back in 1929 when it was formed. CSP has been a critical contributor to the scientific community and remains the largest technical publisher in Canada.
Skills & Experience
You are an accomplished finance professional, and have secured your CPA, CA, CMA or CGA designation
Experience working for a member or funding-based organization that has a mission-based agenda
Enjoy a collective effort from both your direct reports and your fellow management team members
You will have likely navigated significant change and helped reshape an organization following disruption
Experience with the management of an investment fund or endowment, exposing you to asset management
Self-confidence to bring talents to the table but self assured enough to be challenged and pushed to ensure the best possible solution
Summary of the Role
The Director of Corporate Services is one of 5 positions reporting to the Executive Director and is a critical member of the senior management team. This position has overall responsibility for all financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, financial systems, payroll and benefits administration, audit procedures, and financial policies and procedures and CSP’s risk management policy and framework; for all Information Technology, contractors/ consultants in support of the hardware, software, business applications, helpdesk and infrastructure as well as the Project Management Office; and for general office management.