VP Finance

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Applications from qualified individuals are invited for the following full time position:




The Vice President, Finance is responsible for all financial aspects including, the development of financial policies and procedures, leadership and oversight of budget formulation and execution, accounting and financial reporting, investment strategies (together with the Investment Committee), forecasting, safeguarding of assets and risk management, annual audit and reporting to the Board of Governors’ Audit Committee, and management/financial controls to ensure fiscal integrity and cost-efficient operations. In addition to the accounting team, this individual will oversee the Information Technology (IT) and Payroll departments. This assignment calls for a combination of specialized financial skills and experience, accounting knowledge, project management experience, as well as an active commitment to the values of the organization and energetic engagement with mission-driven colleagues.


Ambrose University is a private, accredited Christian post-secondary institute located in South West Calgary. Our Faculty of Arts and Science offers provincially accredited Bachelor of Arts degree programs majoring in Behavioural Science, Christian Studies, English Literature, General Studies, History and Psychology as well as Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Music, and a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology. We also offer a Bachelor of Education (After Degree). Our Faculty of Theology offers undergraduate degree programs in Children’s Ministries, Church Ministries, Intercultural Studies, Worship Arts and Youth Ministries. At the Seminary level there are a variety of graduate options including Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, Master of Christian Studies as well as Diploma and Certificate programs. Ambrose is committed to the integration of Christian faith with academic discipline, with a vision for academic excellence in the service of the church and the world. For more information visit us online at www.ambrose.edu.



  • A professional accounting designation (CA, CPA) and at least 10 years’ managerial/leadership experience in the strategic financial management of a complex organization
  • Prior experience in a Not for Profit organization is an asset



  • Ambrose Employees agree to uphold and sign the University’s Statement of Faith upon initial appointment and govern the conduct of his or her work, in accordance therewith.
  • Employment is contingent upon satisfactory background criminal check and academic transcripts.
  • In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


To apply, please forward a curriculum vitae and cover letter Attention to Human Resources: hr@ambrose.edu indicating VP Finance in the subject line.  Applications should be received no later than October 31, 2021 and interviewing will continue until a candidate has been selected. Only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted. Salary expectations are available upon request.


Ambrose University is committed to employment diversity and encourages applications from all qualified men and women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.