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General Information

What is the purpose of the Companies section?

This section allows companies and recruiters to post directorships for the purpose of securing a qualified Chartered Professional Accountant for a position on a board of directors.

Is there a fee to register in this section?

There is no fee to register or to post offers on Directorssource.com

How do I get started?

The first thing you need to do is register - a process that is required only once. Click Register at the top of the screen, complete the required fields, and click the Submit button. To get back into the system after registering, type in the e-mail address and password you used to register, and then click login.

How do I change my password, e-mail address, or other contact information?

Go into the Update User section under the Account Information tab. Change any of the fields and then click Update.

How do I access my account if I've forgotten my password?

Enter your e-mail address on the login screen and click the tab that says “E-mail password.” Your password will be e-mailed to you instantly.

How do I access my account if I've forgotten my password and changed my e-mail address?

If you can still access messages at your old e-mail address see the question above. If you can no longer receive e-mail at your old e-mail address send an e-mail to Directors Source (directorssource@cpacanada.ca) that includes your phone number and new e-mail address. A customer support representative will contact you within 2 business days to help you access your account.

How can I contact Directors Source?

Travis Gardiner - E-mail: tgardiner@cpacanada.ca. Phone: 416-204-3284

Directorship Posting Information

How do I post a directorship?

Go into the Companies section and click Post Directorship. Complete the information required in the six sections. Clicking the next button at the bottom of the page ensures that the information on that page is saved. In section 6, the last screen, click submit.

How long will it take to complete the directorship posting form?

Typically, it takes between 10 and 15 minutes.

Do I need to complete a directorship posting all at once?

No. Each section of your directorship posting is saved when you move to the next section by either clicking the Next button at the bottom of the page or clicking the number in the navigation table at the top of the page. (Note, your information is not saved until you move into the next section).

How do I post a directorship without identifying my organization?

When you go into the Post Directorships section, you will be asked to specify how you would like to post your position. There are two options to choose from. If you select Searchable Confidential, CAs will be able to view your posting but your company name will not be shown.

How long does a posting stay up?

Postings are valid for six weeks.

Can I view my directorship posting?

You may view your posting by clicking on the Preview Posting button before you submit it. Print it by right clicking on your mouse. After your posting has been submitted, you can view it by clicking view resumes and clicking edit next to the posting. You can also go to the home page and select Directorship Seekers and then click View Postings.

Can someone else from my organization post directorships using the same account?

Yes. Click Update User under the Account Information tab. Click Add at the bottom of the screen and enter the new name. Click Update to add the new user.

How do I change, update or remove a posting?

To change or update your posting, go into the View Profiles section and click the Edit button located next to the posting you wish to change. The field work location is not modifiable, but the rest of the fields may be modified. Save your changes by moving into another section. To remove a posting, click the Cancel button located next to the posting you wish to cancel.

I notice that the site is bilingual. Does my information appear on both the English and French sides of Directors Source?

Yes. In fact all postings on Directors Source are searchable in both French and English. To have a fully bilingual posting you should type all text in both French and English where text entry is required.

How do I contact candidates?

Open the candidates' resume and click the Reply to Candidate button at the bottom of the screen. Enter your message on the form that appears and click the Submit button.