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President and Chief Executive Officer - CPA New Brunswick - POSITION FILLED

Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) New Brunswick is a self-regulating, professional body representing more than 2,800 active and retired members, and 300 future CPAs in New Brunswick.

On their behalf, we are seeking an experienced bilingual CPA as its President and Chief Executive Officer.

What qualities are needed as CEO?

Reporting to a Board of Directors, you will be responsible for providing leadership, advice, and direction on strategic and policy matters, always ensuring compliance with CPA New Brunswick’s mission, values, bylaws and policies. 

You have an impressive list of career accomplishments that demonstrate your ability to lead and motivate those around you. And your collaborative and consultative approach to doing business generates results that exceed expectations. 

Having worked with volunteer Boards, you have a thorough grasp of governance issues and have a communication and interpersonal style that promotes cooperation, even in the face of opposing goals.

Well-regarded in the community, you will build and maintain strong relationships as you serve a diverse group of stakeholders including members, affiliated organizations, corporations, government, other professional bodies and the general public. 

You will also liaise regularly with your peers across Canada as you work closely together on matters of strategic importance to the profession, while ensuring New Brunswick’s views are well represented.

On an operational level, you will manage all day-to-day activities of the organization including finance, human resources, marketing, partnerships, and administration. You have the ability and the experience to coach, mentor and develop staff. You will also oversee a range of member services including professional development, accreditation, professional conduct, and student recruitment.

You must be a CPA or CPA student to be considered for this role.

A full job description can be found here.

If this opportunity interests you, please forward your resume and a cover letter telling us how you can help the CPA New Brunswick achieve its mission. Applications can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at, quoting project number 1805 in the subject line.