e4c Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

e4c Chief Financial Officer (CFO)


e4c is an Edmonton charitable organization that has been working for over 50 years to help vulnerable people here and now. Our work focuses on addressing people’s urgent needs while providing support towards lasting, positive change. Last year, e4c employed over 400 staff and served over 19,400 unique individuals in our community. e4c’s core values of courage, compassion, connection, and commitment guide our work and our strategy toward our mission of changing lives and growing communities, and our vision of alleviating, limiting, and ultimately eliminating poverty.


e4c is presently seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our executive team. This position provides fiscal management and financial strategic leadership to sustain and enhance our organizational capacity to carry out our mission. e4c’s CFO is accountable for the effective management of financial operations, internal controls, funding contracts, charitable status, accounting processes, audit reporting, and administration of funds. The CFO is also the executive leading our information technology architecture and process transformation.


e4c is looking for a mature leader who brings at least eight years of mid-senior level experience in a finance role, working directly with executives, leadership teams, and Boards. The successful candidate is experienced in managing teams of professionals and understands how to coach and mentor a team to success. You have high social and emotional intelligence and are grounded in the belief that you can make a difference in the lives of the people that e4c serves. 


You possess a high degree of professionalism while working collaboratively with individuals of diverse experience. You are excited about change and possess a positive, can-do attitude when faced with challenges. You have a demonstrated ability to present financial statements, projects, and deliverables to a wide array of audiences with varying degrees of financial acumen. You bring a solutions-focused approach to your work, providing financial analysis and projections to support strategic growth. You have proven experience in making sound decisions with confidence in the face of ambiguity.


You lead by example, demonstrating the sound ability to manage competing priorities in a deadline-driven environment. You exercise sound and seasoned judgment when assessing financial and operational risks, being able to determine and manage the best course of action in complex situations. You enjoy blending digital technology advancement with finance, working toward the effective integration of operations, financial systems and processes, and modern digital platforms.


This position demands a high-level strategic thinker, who demonstrates expertise in leading organizational fiscal management, financial strategy, and digital technology transformation. In the context of e4c and the people and communities that we serve, this position will present the opportunity for some of the most meaningful work that you will do in your career. If being e4c’s CFO excites you, and you believe that you have the competencies and experience we seek, we look forward to reviewing your application.


Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance or Economics.
  • Chartered Professional Accountant for at least 5 years.



  • 8+ years of progressive financial, accounting/audit leadership experience.
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance, and information analysis.
  • Well-informed in current financial subjects, accounting, tax laws, and business environments.
  • Advanced knowledge in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office, and financial software applications.
  • Knowledge of applicable not-for-profit legislation: municipally, provincially, and federally


Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive Wage
  • Robust Benefits Package
  • RRSP Matching
  • 4 Weeks Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)


If you're ready to drive change and empower our community through sound financial management, we invite you to join our team.  Apply now to become our CFO and drive a positive impact at e4c!


Here's how to apply:


Please submit a detailed cover letter and your resume to bspencer@e4calberta.org We look forward to hearing from you!