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Finance Lead

Deadline: January 22, 2021

About the Role

As a finance lead of BioTEC 2021, you will have the unique opportunity to manage the financial operations of Canada’s leading biotechnology conference. In planning and executing the finance strategy, you will develop and manage BioTEC’s budget (>$20k CAD annually), and manage contract negotiation and invoicing with our industry and academic sponsors. You will also have the opportunity to work with students with a variety of backgrounds and interests while cultivating strong leadership skills. 


Why apply?

We encourage you to apply if you are keen to:

  • Drive an early-stage high-growth organization forward, playing an active role in shaping and executing on its mission;

  • Join a talented executive team, whose members and alumni have distinguished track records outside of BioTEC as well;

  • Build strong personal relationships with ambitious, like-minded teammates from across Canada; and

  • Expand your professional network through frequent interactions with leaders in the field.


Minimum Qualifications:

We would love to meet you if you:

  • Are interested in advancing Canada’s biomedical ecosystem;

  • Have demonstrated significant leadership through academics, extra-curricular activities, or community involvement;

  • Have experience managing finances of a large-scale event

  • Can communicate effectively (written and verbal);

  • Can manage priorities, timelines, and expectations in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, without compromising on the quality of outputs;


Preferred Qualifications:

Bonus points if you have:

  • Coursework or internship experience in finance and accounting

  • Experience fundraising and securing sponsors

  • Comfortable communicating with industry experts and professionals

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