Tuesday , January 19 2021

CPA Career Opportunities – Chief of Staff

Job Description:

As Chief of Staff at CPA Canada, you will be reporting directly to the President and CEO. This position will lead and coordinate strategic projects and communications with the internal Leadership team and external stakeholders, including the Provincial professional bodies, with a critical focus on building strong relationships to drive the organizational strategy and vision for the profession. You will oversee a sizable portfolio encompassing communications, intergovernmental relations, agency and community partnerships, and transformational initiatives. This position is a unique opportunity to work in a highly driven and complex environment with multiple internal and external stakeholders, ultimately contributing to the development and sustainability of the vision and direction of the current and future members of the CPA profession.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily operations through collaboration with senior management and department leaders, performing an array of administrative tasks from managing calendars, generating correspondence, maintaining hard copy and electronic files, planning, and coordinating annual corporate meetings, and scheduling facilities
  • Bring a stakeholder-focused skillset of effective communication and relationship management to ensure stakeholder engagement.
  • Provide regular status update reports on strategic business initiatives from development through successful execution under the guidance of senior leadership and departmental heads.  Actively monitor project costs and performance, service levels and other metrics required to ensure
  • project goals and objectives progress.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert, handling inquiries and developing action plans to address them, and assisting with the preparation and dissemination of communications.
  • Act as the direct liaison and advisor to the President and CEO of CPA Canada, drafting official communications of behalf of the President and
  • CEO, and attending meetings, conferences, and seminars, representing the brand of CPA Canada, related to stakeholder relationships, matters of regulation, legislative mandates and the strategic direction of the profession.
  • Manage the relative budget and follow up on budgetary issues and actions.
  • Develop and deliver complex presentation materials including charts, graphs and other data representations and make recommendations for operational strategies, programs, and revisions to existing policies to senior leadership and other diverse groups.

Job Requirements:

  • 8 to 10 years’ experience in a professional or regulatory environment working in a strategic capacity.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and demanding timelines.
  • Nimble business mind with a focus on developing creative solutions.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field, and/or CPA Designation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of public administration principles and practices, policy and procedure development and administration principles and practices.
  • Expert communication, facilitation and influential relationship building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to managing change and sensitive topics.
  • Ability to analyse and efficiently resolve matters of stakeholder relations internally and externally both proactively and reactively.
  • Bilingualism is required.
  • Strong ability to navigate political stakeholder relations, with the ability to question and challenge colleagues and stakeholders constructively.
  • Adept at utilizing computer technology for communication Microsoft Office Suite.

Job Details:

Company: CPA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Victoria, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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