Director of Finance Operations

The Finance team on Enactus collectively manage the financial statement and conduct bookkeeping activities for all our projects, events and initiatives, including managing accounts receivable/payable, processing reimbursements, and updating budgets. The Finance team is ultimately responsible for providing each individual project and event team with financial information related to their specific projects so they can make educated decisions regarding their finances.

3 Goals we aim to address this summer:

  • Incorporate Enactus uOttawa and potentially other projects
  • Move from paper transactions (i.e. reimbursements) to electronic (i.e. direct deposit)
  • Document and streamline work processes and training


  • Have knowledge in financial management
  • Be motivated and can work autonomously to proactively complete tasks
  • Be detail-oriented and extremely focused on ensuring accuracy – (mistakes drive you crazy)
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced team environment and to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Ability to deal professionally with internal and external stakeholders


  • Experience working with QuickBooks
  • Experience in financial bookkeeping, planning and/or management
  • Studying Finance or Accounting, or a similar program at uOttawa
  • Team management experience


  • Reviewing and sending Enactus' financial statements and individual project/event budgets to the VP Finance and President for approval
  • Motivating and managing a team of 1-3 accounting clerks and an audit manager
  • Organizing regular (bi-weekly or monthly) meetings to ensure all accounts receivable and accounts payable needs are being met
  • Establishing a financial control and management structure/process to automate all processing of funds/expenses
  • Managing the QuickBooks account
  • Oversee the preparation of quarterly audits
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the VP Finance as needed
  • **Duties are not limited to above tasks as different needs arise within reasonable measures

Enactus uOttawa

Enactus uOttawa, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5