Skip to main content
Find a CPA
Find a firm
Code of Conduct
Board of Directors
Become a CPA
What CPAs Do
Becoming a Member
Candidates Completing the CPA ASB Requirements
Members of Another CPA Provincial Body
Internationally Designated Accountants
Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance
Protecting the Public
Use of the CPA Designation
Code of Conduct
CPA Logo Usage
Resignation of Membership
Firm Name Policy
Professional Liability Insurance
CPA Logo Usage
Public Accounting Services
Public Accounting Certification Process
Post Designation Public Accounting Education Program (PDPA)
News & Publications
Skip breadcrumb navigation
Director of Finance
Full Time - 14 Month Term
Emergency Medical Care Inc. (EMC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Medavie Health Services that manages and operates ground ambulance, air medical transport and the medical communications operations in Nova Scotia through a performance-based contract with the provincial government’s Emergency Health Services (EHS) division and the Department of Health and Wellness. As well, EMC operates TeleHealth 811 Mental Health and Addictions communications for Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island for the Department of Health.
EMC delivers a high-quality pre-hospital care program and Telehealth service to Nova Scotians each and every day. We achieve this through the more than 1,400 employees who work with us including highly-trained paramedics, nurses, medical communication officers and support staff.
We are currently searching for a driven and professional Director of Finance (14 month term), with a well-rounded background in leadership and financial management. Reporting to the Director of Finance Medavie Health Services, & operationally accountable & responsible to EMC Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Finance at EMC is accountable for all EMC financial functions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Major duties include the leading and provision of financial management and financial reporting, overseeing budget preparation, directing the maintenance of general and cost accounting systems.
Implementing finance and payroll policies to assist in the administration of the business.
This position is a member of EMC’s Senior Management team and will work directly with and support EMC’s COO on matters related to EMC financial effectiveness, economic stability, legislative requirements and contract compliance.
Oversight of finance and payroll teams.
Reporting to the regulator on finance matters and overseeing the administration of billing policies and collection of service fees.
Oversight of the operations scheduling department.
All other finance related tasks and responsibilities necessary to support EMC operations.
Education and experience:
As the ideal candidate you possess a post-secondary education in Business (BComm/BBA or equivalent)
A professional accounting designation (CPA)
Preferably 10 years’ leadership experience in financial management and managing staff and leading teams; will consider a minimum of five (5) years with combined experience and education.
Skills and Abilities:
You have sound business judgment and think strategically;
You possess strong analytical, problem solving, time management and organizational skills and have excellent interpersonal, presentation, and written communication skills.
You thrive in a fast paced environment, are comfortable managing numerous priorities and have a flexible nature and collaborative style.
Proven ability to work as a team leader at a local, provincial and inter-agency level with the ability to coordinate large groups of people is key to your success.
Experience managing in a complex organization with multiple reporting lines and experience in the service industry and/or health care sector, are definite assets.
If you meet the stated requirements, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply for this position by sending your cover letter, resume in one document to
by November 19, 2018.
EMC thanks all applicants for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.