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VP of Finance

Ottawa (or remote)

Job Type:

Volunteer Role


CEP Ottawa is looking for a Vice-President of Finance* to manage the budget, financial strategy, and day-to-day accounting of the organization.

We are looking for someone with a strong internal drive to develop their financial acumen and a desire to develop leadership and management skills. You can be at any stage of your professional journey. 

You will be responsible for managing CEPs finances. You determine whether or not our events and operations are financially sustainable and help us keep our ideas within the realm of reality (while also challenging us to push the limits). You are an essential part of our exciting and ambitious team.

Our ideal candidate is passionate about encouraging and taking action to solve the environmental crisis. You have a positive mindset and enjoy working in teams. When faced with challenges or uncertainty, you will do what it takes to get the job done. You are well organized and autonomous. Ideally you work in a sustainability/environment related field and are aware of the main threats to our planet & societies. You have experience in accounting, finance, bookkeeping, or other related fields.

*this is a volunteer, unpaid role

About CEP Ottawa

CEP Ottawa is a chapter of The Connecting Environmental Professionals (CEP Canada). CEP Canada is a national organization of local chapters dedicated to creating opportunities for emerging and established environmental and sustainability professionals. We are a not-for-profit, independent, volunteer organization with diverse membership. CEP provides a positive forum for young professionals to meet like-minded people who also have a commitment to the environment, their careers, and their communities.

You will be part of an exciting and ambitious team of environmental professionals who truly want to make a difference. You will create incredible experiences that connect and inspire people. You will have a lot of fun with the team and will create strong friendships. You will make a difference in your own life and in the lives of others. You will rapidly expand and strengthen your network. You will have a more impressive CV. You will meet top sustainability professionals in companies and organizations in all industries and level of government. You will make connections and friendships to last a lifetime.

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