Director, Finance and Administration – FRIENDS OF RUBY

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for the overall management of financial and accounting operations, budgeting, banking, reconciliation, as well as office services for the agency. They will manage and provide oversight of vendor contracts, corporate assets, and compliance requirements.

This hands-on management role is responsible for all financial functions including planning, analysis and reporting and the supervision of the Finance and Administration Manager. This role will manage financial accountability and controls; ensure appropriate fiscal controls are in place to meet statutory compliance and the integrity of data and statements.

The Director is also responsible for interacting with and supporting the management team, coordinating, and consulting on financial matters, as well as interacting with FOR Board members, including participating in meetings of the Finance & Audit Committee.  Salary Range:  $100,000-$120,000 (commensurate with experience)

Posted On:  March 9, 2023

Closing On:  March 27, 2023

Location:  Toronto, Ontario

Employment Type:  Full Time

Level:  Senior

Salary Range:  $100,000-$120,000 (commensurate with experience)


Friends of Ruby (FOR) is dedicated to the journey and well-being of 2SLGBTQIA+ youth, aged 16-29 through mental health services, social services, and housing. Friends of Ruby offers mental health services, case management, programming and practical support at our Youth Drop-In Centre and Transitional Home. The Centre provides access to low-barrier psychotherapy and group therapy, case management and a welcoming space with hot meals, community, and wrap around services. The Home provides transitional and emergency housing, as well as skill development and mental health services to support youth transitioning to independent living.

Friends of Ruby recognizes that a diverse work force is critical to accomplishing our mission. We strongly encourage applications from the 2SLGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities, and diverse backgrounds that meet the requirements of the job posting. We suggest applicants introduce themselves, their stories and lived experiences in their cover letter to the degree they are comfortable with.

We are seeking to meet candidates who have:

Additional Requirements

Skills & Attributes

What Friends of Ruby offers you in return:

Interested in this role? 

This search is being conducted by crawfordconnect, a search firm specializing in recruiting leaders for Canada’s non-profit sector. Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and letter of interest online, through our website, in confidence.

To submit your application by March 27, 2023, please visit  

Select the role and ‘Apply’ to upload your cover letter and resume in two separate documents.

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For more information about the position, please contact Stephanie Williams at or at 416.707.9827. We thank all applicants for applying, however, only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

If someone you know may be interested in this position, please feel free to forward this information – we’d be pleased to connect with them.