Director of Finance & Administration
in Multiple Locations

Multiple Locations
Fogo Island Region, NL | St. John's, NL
Full-time - Permanent
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Jump Recruitment Specialists are seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of Director of Finance & Administration to join the senior management team. Reporting directly to the General Manager & CEO, the ideal candidate must be a self starter and be capable of working in a fast-paced environment where the challenges are different from day to day. This position is located on Fogo Island.

The Company:

The Fogo Island Cooperative Society Limited is a community-based cooperative that was established in 1967 to ensure the people of Fogo Island had viable options to resettlement. With 400+ members, the Co-op is an important economic driver on Fogo Island and is dedicated to supporting the economic development of our island community. In addition to three Processing Plants located in the communities of Fogo, Joe Batts Arm, and Seldom, the Co-op operates a Marine Centre, Retail Store, Motel, Laboratory, and a Corporate Office.


  • Manage and oversee all accounting operations
  • Prepare timely monthly Financial Statements and reports
  • Work closely with the Senior Management Team in developing annual budgets and sales projections
  • Prepare year end working papers and Financial Statements
  • Manage and provide leadership to union and non-union team members


  • Accounting Diploma, Commerce or Business Degree, Professional Accounting Designation (preferred, but not required), or any combination of education and experience
  • A minimum of 5 years management experience in all aspects of finance and accounting
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting and procedures
  • Experience with creating Financial Statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships with teammates and clients alike
  • Exhibits strong decision-making skills
  • Has an ability to understand and manage risk
  • Knowledge and/or experience in the fishing industry would be considered an asset, but not a requirement.
  • The Co-op is offering an attractive compensation, benefits, and housing package in a fast-paced team environment.

Brendan Hagerty | General Manager | [email protected]
Jump Recruitment Specialists |

We embrace diversity. Individuals that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted. Applicants considered for the position will be subject to a background check. This opportunity is only available for candidates legally entitled to work in Canada.

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About Jump Recruitment Specialists

Higher Talent Inc. is a human resources solutions firm with experience recruiting executive leaders for businesses and not-for profit organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador. Working closely with our clients, our team of seasoned HR professionals ensure a complete understanding of your strategic objectives so that we find the ideal candidate for your organization.

One of the largest investments an organization will make is in hiring and retaining its leadership team. Higher Talent is committed to ensuring the benefits of that investment are fully realized. We partner with our clients to attract and hire top talent and we ensure long-term success through continued interaction with clients and new hires after the search process is complete. We are committed to our client’s success and we understand how costly and distracting a poor hiring decision can be. Our approach to recruitment has been tailored to ensure success. As proof, we not only commit to work until the right candidate is found, but we also offer our clients a 12-month replacement guarantee.

Higher Talent’s core competencies include executive search and HR consulting. Our consultants work with clients to find the right person for the role and the right fit for the organization. We place top candidates utilizing our network of business leaders and industry professionals.

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