Employment Opportunities

The Ottawa Network for Education has been connecting people and resources to give our kids the tools they need to succeed since 1985.

Our 25 employees and 2,000 volunteers develop and deliver innovative programs to schools across all four Ottawa school boards. If you want to help children and youth thrive in school and in life, we invite you to browse our employment opportunities.


We’re seeking a Controller to ensure that ONFE’s financial and assigned administrative
systems are efficient, effective and legally sound. Reporting to the President and CEO, the
Controller will provide the necessary oversight as well as execute as required all financial
functions at ONFE including: budget and forecasts; financial reporting to the Board, staff, and
funders; contracts; liaison with Finance and Audit Committee, auditors, bankers, lawyers and
investment advisors. The incumbent will lead a team of staff and as a member of ONFE’s
Leadership Team, the Controller will also play a key role in shaping the future of our

Qualifications and Key Competencies

  • Strong interest in youth, education and innovation
  • Degree or diploma in business administration or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in finance and operations management
  • CPA designation or equivalent experience
  • Recognized certificate in human resources management is an asset
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience in managing information technology
  • Experience working with volunteer boards and committees
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in support of the organizations mandate and
    administrative requirements
  • Experience leading a team
  • Knowledge of CRA charitable rules and regulations
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle is an asset
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset


This is a part-time (2.5-3 days/week) term position (one year) with the possibility of renewal.
Please send your resume to hr@onfe-rope.ca by September 19, 2018. Competition will remain
open until the position is filled. We thank applicants for their interest, however only those
selected for an interview will be contacted.