Manager Finance

The Agency for Co-operative Housing

The Agency for Co-operative Housing administers the operating agreements of about 500 not-for-profit housing co operatives in PEI, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia on  behalf of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. A non-governmental organization, the Agency is based in Ottawa with regional service centres in Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver.

Work Location – Ottawa Support Centre

Manager, Finance
Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

The Manager, Finance has charge of the Agency’s financial planning, budgeting,  accounting and financial-reporting activities. They have oversight of the Agency’s enterprise risk-management program, see to it that the Agency has appropriate insurance coverage and work closely with the Director, Corporate Services to respond to any business interruptions. The Manager is a member of the Agency’s Management Team and supports the Board of Directors’ Finance and Audit Committee.

The preferred candidate has the following skills and qualifications:

  • A professional accounting designation or a university degree in business administration
  • At least five years’ financial management experience in either the private or non-profit sector
  • Some experience managing staff teams in an organization of comparable size
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the non-profit co-operative housing movement in Canada
  • Proven proficiency in software applications in general use within the Agency
  • Strong customer-service orientation
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage priorities successfully in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Language: French is an asset

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

The Agency for Co-operative Housing is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Recruitment-related accommodation will be provided upon request.

If this position interests you, please send your resume in confidence to Ms. Sabine Saintilus, Human Resources, at We will contact only the candidates we wish to interview

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Co-operative Association of Eastern Ontario


311-225 Metcalfe St., Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 1P9


Jovette Fournier - Executive Director