The Director of Finance builds integrity and accountability into all aspects of CaseIT 2023’s financial operations. This individual rises to the challenge of optimizing allocation of the budget to derive the greatest value for competitors. Motivated by the opportunity to engage in structured, quantitative problem solving, the Director of Finance is comfortable escalating potential budgetary issues, while also leveraging the budget to increase collaboration and alignment within CaseIT’s 2023 Organizing Committee.

Commitment required:

  • Term duration is from June 2022 to June 2023
  • Must attend the CaseIT 2023 Onboarding on June 23, 2022 from 7-8 PM
  • Must attend CaseIT 2022 Organizing Committee, & Portfolio Meetings (2-3 hours per week) from June 2022 to March 2023
  • Attendance mandatory during CaseIT 2023 Competition Week from February 20-25, 2023

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the integrity of CaseIT 2023 and PIVOT 2023’s operations by implementing and maintaining the core system for financial record keeping
  • Improve accountability of the competition and Organizing Committee by effectively processing invoices and cheques, and actively keeping track of outstanding accounts throughout the year
  • Manage the Organizing Committee’s ability to execute according to plan by efficiently documenting all cash inflows and outflows, monitoring the competition budget, and documenting budget actuals
  • Ensure CaseIT 2023 and PIVOT 2023’s ethical accountability to competition stakeholders by performing audits of the competition’s financial operations throughout the year

Qualifications:

  • Confident with quantitative and financial analysis
  • Highly detail-oriented, structured, and organized
  • Ability to work very independently 
  • Passionate about implementing accounting processes and policies
  • Skilled multi-tasker, with the ability to communicate with varied audiences
  • Intermediate level of Excel and Google Sheets
  • Experience in a previous finance or accounting role is an asset

Successful completion of this role provides:

  • A portfolio of self-created budgeting tools and processes
  • Demonstrated capabilities in managing the budget of a high-profile, international event
  • Ability to leverage numbers to build cohesion and alignment in a team environment

CONTACT

If you have any inquiries or concerns about Director recruitment, please do not hesitate to contact the CaseIT 2023 Management Team at caseit@sfu.ca