Eric Nielsen

Experienced leader and financial executive with proven results impacting financial acuity.

Eric is a results-oriented, creative problem solver with a solid financial background in both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations, spanning over 40 years. His current major areas of proficiency are Fund Accounting for Charities and Not for Profit organizations, consolidations, amalgamations, and merger and acquisitions.

Client Services

  • Interim contract CFO roles
  • New Accounting System Implementations
  • Amalgamations, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Banking and Cash Management
  • Investment Portfolios
  • Consolidations
  • Charities / Not for Profit – Fund or deferred method

Prior Experience

Charities & Not-for-Profits:

  • Interim VP Finance and Operations (CFO) – Make-A-Wish Foundation of Canada/Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada
  • Director of Finance, Administration and Human Resources (CFO) – Art Gallery of Hamilton
  • Director of Finance (CFO) – Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada
  • Interim Director of Finance (CFO) – Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada
  • Interim Director of Finance (CFO) – Leukemia Research Fund of Canada

Prior Experience – CCPC’s and Publicly Traded Corporations:

  • Controller – PC Docs Group International – (TSE & Nasdaq)
  • Controller (CFO) – Corporate Micro Business Systems
  • Controller (CFO) – MicroAge Canada Limited
  • Chief Accountant – Thomson Newspapers Limited
  • Chief Accountant – Lincoln Electric Company of Canada Limited


  • Accounting and Finance Diploma – Seneca College
  • Board Member, Treasurer – Toronto North Support Services
  • Finance and Audit Committee – Toronto North Support Services