The Executive Director of Finance provides leadership with respect to accounting, internal control policies and strategies, and relevant operational activities or processes, to the CEO, Senior Management Executive, the Law Society’s Audit and Finance Committee, other Committees as required, and Convocation. This includes the development and monitoring of the Law Society’s annual budget and budget process, projecting reasonable revenues and expenses, including capital and operating items, in order to implement the policies of Convocation and ensure the financial viability of the organization. The Executive Director manages a staff of 20+ and is accountable for the integrity of all financial accounting, financial reporting, accounting and investment policy development.
In addition to fulfilling the role of senior financial officer at the Law Society, the Executive Director is also responsible for providing leadership and support to subsidiaries of the Law Society, as required, including the Law Society Foundation Board, LibraryCo Inc. and the Lawyers Feed the Hungry program. This entails supporting the development of financial reporting policies and overseeing the production of financial reports and all government filings.
Strategy Development and Implementation
Relationship and Alliance Building
Understands the business and relationships with key stakeholders in a professional regulatory environment.
Shares responsibility for the achievement of results, modeling organizational values and coaching others in demonstrating these values.
Strives to continuously move the organization forward without sacrificing service values.
Thinks through issues with consideration of broader organization priorities and longer-term outcomes.
Authentic and Ethical Leadership
Aligns actions and decisions with the mandate and values of the Law Society.
Building Positive Relationships
Builds effective relationships, networks of contacts and partnerships to advance the work of the Law Society.
Develops effective, highly-motivated individuals and teams to achieve common goals.
Develops and implements leading edge innovations in regulatory policy and practice.