DIRECTOR OF FINANCE Permanent Full Time Position

May 14, 2024


The RK is looking to welcome a Director of Finance to report to the CEO.  As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Director of Finance provides the day-to-day financial services providing a vital link between the finance department, its staff, the leadership team and the Board of Directors. Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Finance must bring management experience with extensive finance and accounting knowledge with the ability to make data driven decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Effectively oversee the facility budget
  • Coordinate the provision of Finance Department services that are Resident centered and that support and reflect the Mission, Vision and Core Values of the RK Mac Donald Nursing Home
  • Effectively manage the human services within the Finance department
  • Ensure the orientation and ongoing education of departmental staff including development and continuing education
  • Accountable for the safety and risk management of the financial department
  • Communication – through personal behavior and interactions, demonstrates a humanistic, affiliative approach to relationships
  • Continuous Quality Initiatives
  • Participates in Committees/teams as required
  • Leadership Roles
  • Safe Work Practices/Responsibilities
  • Other duties as required

 Educational Qualifications:    

  • Undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Business Administration with Accounting
  • Secured or in the process of securing Chartered Professional Accountant designation


  • Minimum of three years financial management experience at the senior level, preferably in health care.

Competencies specific to position:

Leading Others             Managing Performance             Influence Others

Managing Change        Communication                        Building Collaborative relationships

Managing Others          Interpersonal Awareness           Customer Service Orientation perspective

Information Gathering   Results Oriented                       Self Confidence/Thoroughness

Complete Job description:        See the Home’s website @

Hours of Work:                 Mgt/Non-union Regular Permanent Full Time FTE (80hrs/biweekly) scheduled hrs Flexible

Salary:                                Competitive Salary commensurate with education and experience ($83,056.90 Annual Salary)

Benefits:                               Health, Dental, LTD, etc., Pension (NSHEPP)

Deadline                             May 28, 2024

Start date:                          Immediately

How to Apply:                     Submit cover letter and resume: Attention HR please email cover letter and resume to:  or fax 902 863-4437


The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home provides patient centred care to 136 residents with approximately 250 care partners. The home is filled with people who care deeply about providing excellent resident care and who are committed to creating a safe work environment. If you are looking for an opportunity in a patient centred home than we are the place for you.   The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation.  Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.  We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, and physical and mental abilities.  We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to Human Resources before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. In addition, proof of applicable education and or certification is required as a condition of employment.