Why work for GUS Canada?

When you join our GUS Canada team, you join a community of like-minded professionals, industry experts and thought leaders. Join our team and become part of shaping the future of Canadian and global education.

GUS Canada is strongly committed to cultivating diversity throughout our community. We strive to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming, where everyone is respected and treated fairly. We value diversity and inclusion, cooperation, and sustainability.

GUS Canada also recognizes that it is critical that we attract, retain, promote, and develop talented employees so that our team reflects the diverse backgrounds of the communities we serve.

GUS Canada is an equal opportunity employer promoting fair and unbiased treatment in the workplace and creating unlimited opportunities to thrive. GUS Canada will not discriminate and will take measures to safeguard against discrimination in all aspects of employment on any protected grounds of discrimination. We welcome the diversification of our community by creating and supporting fair and equitable initiatives and removing barriers faced by equity-seeking groups.

How to apply for a staff position

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resumé and the names of three references to:

Currently available positions

Job Title:                     Legal Counsel

Reporting to:              Senior Legal Counsel

Level:                          4-5PQE

Location:                    Toronto or Vancouver

Company Overview:

Our client is an international network of higher education institutions which has a global presence with campuses in Europe, Asia and North America. 

Main Function of Job:


  • Structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, such as platform agreements, licences, terms & conditions, service agreements, partnership agreements with universities, representative agreements, license agreements etc.
  • Working directly with the sales operations, marketing and procurement teams.
  • Ensuring that all agreements are commercially and legally sound and in line with head office requirements.
  • Carrying out negotiations with customers/suppliers, partner universities, agents etc.
  • Managing external counsel and corporate services providers

This is a varied generalist role dealing with a wide range of general commercial work including Commercial Contracts, IP & Media, Litigation and Property. A high percentage of the work would be the drafting, reviewing and negotiating of a wide variety of commercial contracts.


  • M&A experience
  • Good understanding of company law
  • Experience in banking/capital markets is beneficial but is not a requirement

Ideal candidate must have:

  • Excellent academics and good training from a recognized Canadian firm
  • Solid commercial experience
  • Multitasking skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Be a client-facing and entrepreneurial team player

Comfortable working alongside other senior lawyers on complex matters or running their own matters independently.

Salary range CA$130,000/yr – CA$140,000/yr

Primary Purpose

The Senior Financial Analyst plays a critical role in supporting the financial operations of Global University Systems. Reporting to the CFO, the Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for conducting in-depth financial analysis, generating accurate and timely reports, and providing valuable insights to guide strategic decision-making. This position requires a strong understanding of financial principles, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Specific Responsibilities

Financial Analysis and Reporting:

  • Perform comprehensive financial analysis to assess GUS Canada’s financial performance, identify trends, and evaluate variances against budgets and forecasts.
  • Prepare regular and ad-hoc financial reports, dashboards, and presentations for GUS Canada leadership, highlighting key financial metrics and insights.
  • Analyze revenue and expense patterns, enrollment data, and other relevant factors to provide actionable recommendations for optimizing financial outcomes.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Collaborate with departments across GUS Canada to facilitate the annual budgeting process, ensuring alignment with strategic goals and accurate financial projections.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of financial models and forecasts to support long-term financial planning and resource allocation.

Financial Planning and Strategy:

  • Provide financial expertise and insights to GUS Canada’s leadership in developing strategic initiatives, expansion plans, and resource allocation decisions.
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings, efficiency improvements, and revenue enhancement through data-driven analysis.

Data Analysis and Interpretation:

  • Collect, analyze, and interpret financial and operational data to uncover insights and trends that inform strategic decisions.
  • Collaborate with data management teams to ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial data, implementing data quality control processes as needed.

Cross-Functional Collaboration:

  • Work closely with various departments, including finance, administration, academic units, and student services, to gather information, provide financial guidance, and support collaborative projects.
  • Collaborate with external partners, such as auditors, regulatory agencies, and financial institutions, to ensure compliance and accurate reporting.

Process Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities to enhance financial processes, reporting methodologies, and data collection techniques to streamline workflows and improve accuracy.
  • Participate in the implementation of new financial systems, tools, and technologies to support efficient financial operations.

Position Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial analysis
  • Strong proficiency in financial modeling, data analysis, and the use of financial software and tools.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other data visualization tools.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional problem-solving and critical-thinking abilities.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
  • Professional certifications such as CFA, CPA, or CMA are desirable.

Salary CA$100,000

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