cropped-cdflogotype.pngDirector of Finance and Investment                               

We are looking for a “big picture” thinker and doer with high standards, who is ambitious about impact, excited to do things a bit differently, to take calculated risks and to learn as you go to join us! 


As Director of Finance and Investment, you will be part of a small team, bringing a passion for the use of business and market-based strategies to create positive social change. Reporting to the General Director, the ideal candidate will have a strong interest in financial management, impact investing, philanthropy and entrepreneurship.

Responsible for the oversight of the Foundation’s assets base of $49 million, as well as its financial and administrative processes, you will recommend, implement and oversee a Responsible Investment Strategy using a variety of methods of ethical, social and governance (ESG) evaluation, shareholder engagement, and product choice.

You will be directly involved in the due diligence, recommendation and deployment of a $4 million Impact Investment Portfolio.  You will be working collaboratively with the Investment Committee to develop key performance metrics to measure, monitor and communicate the impact of our investments and carry out learning evaluation and capacity-building activities.

Supervising the Financial Administrator, you will be responsible for the finance department, including the oversight of the budget and expenditures as well as the legal and regulatory requirements of the Foundation.

A clear, strategic and insightful communicator, you will prepare quarterly financial reports for the General Director, Finance and Audit committee and Board, as well as annual presentations for the Board of Directors.

This is a full-time position (37.5 hours per week) working out of the Toronto office of the Catherine Donnelly Foundation. Read the full job description here.

*Salary commensurate with experience.

Application deadline: October 11, 2018

Start date:  November 2018

To apply: Please send your resume and cover letter as a single PDF to with the subject line, “Application for Director of Finance and Investment Position.” Your cover letter should be no more than one page, and the filename of your PDF should follow the format, “FirstName_LastName_Application”. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted.




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