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Job Number:  45705
FInance Officer
Job Posted: Friday, 22 June 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 22 July 2018
(63 days ago)
Christian Children's Fund of Canada
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Markham Salary: (not entered)

Careers that make a world of difference!

When you make a decision to work with Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) you’re not just doing something great for your career, you are also saying you care about positively impacting the lives of children, their families and communities around the world. We know there are lots of career options for talented, top performers like you, but not many offer the opportunity to make a lasting difference. CCFC is currently recruiting for the following full-time position: Finance Officer


The Finance Officer is part of a cross-functional project team responsible for quality implementation of complex multi-million dollar grant funded projects. The Finance Officer’s role within this team will be to assist the team members, primarily the Projects Finance Compliance Manager, to ensure the financial health of assigned projects and their compliance to donor and CCFC requirements. The Finance Officer will also contribute to proposal development and the coordination of other team efforts.


This role includes, but not limited to:

  • Assist in the tracking of project expenditures and contracts ensuring they are in compliance with terms and conditions of donor agreements
  • Follow-up and track project reports from different teams and do initial review of variance analysis
  • Assist in the preparation of management spending/burn rate reports as needed
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of project budgets, forecasts and financial reports ensuring alignment with project activities, proposal requirements and contract terms.
  • Assist in desk or program audit as appropriate in coordination with the Grants Compliance Manager
  • Ensure project supporting documents for audit readiness are properly filed and stored
  • Coordinate and assist in the planning for and development of proposal by tracking timeliness, assisting in research, compiling reports, checking donor requirements, etc.
  • Assist in the annual analysis for the budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting processes relating to Programs and Policy, including developing financial and management reports from the accounting system.
  • Assist in the compilation of quarterly reports and annual budget developments
  • Maintain project management software for new and ongoing projects (MS Project)
  • Maintaining timelines and coordinating with partners and in-country project staff on deliverables
  • Assist the Grants Compliance Manager(s) and New Business Development Manager in reviewing and maintaining disbursement process for Programs and Country Offices
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required qualifications:

  •  Post-secondary degree in a related discipline preferable in Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ relevant work experience in accounting/Finance or project management
  • Technical knowledge of accounting rules, practices, principles and controls
  • Proven experience in data analysis and problem solving
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service and achieving service level agreements
  • Strong inter-personal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work confidentially with sensitive financial information
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Multi-tasking to meet set deadlines including reporting timeline
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and accounting applications; experience with custom applications is an asset
  • Experience working with QuickBooks and INTACCT is an asset
  • Project/program management and proposal development experience preferred.
  • Ability to speak and/or write in either French or Spanish will be considered an asset
  • Commitment to CCFC’s Vision, Mission and Values

Attributes, Traits, and Behaviours:

  • Accountability; takes initiatives and is responsible for outcomes
  • Innovation; initiates new ways to support the team, increase efficiencies and remove obstacles
  • Critical Thinking; anticipates problems and evaluates potential solutions while considering broader impact
  • Collaboration; positive, respectful and proactive approach to working with others.
  • Adaptability; embraces change and demonstrates agility and perseverance
  • Detail Oriented
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

CCFC offers competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health/dental, life insurance, disability, EAP and company-match RRSP.


Applicants must be (at this time) legally eligible to work in Canada.


Consistent with our Child Protection Policy the successful candidate must receive clearance by a Canadian criminal record check.


CCFC is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. CCFC is committed to providing workplace accommodations. If you require an accommodation, inform us and we will work with you to meet your needs.


We thank all applicants for applying, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Application Process:
If you believe you have that unique combination of a not-for-profit heart combined with the skills and interest, then you will want to apply for this opportunity by going to CCFC's Careers website: www.ccfcanada.ca/about-us/careers

Scroll down to the section: “View career opportunities available at CCFC”.

Search under Job Title for "Finance Officer". Follow the application process stated on the specific job posting, you will be required to complete a very brief questionnaire and submit your résumé and covering letter.

If you experience any issues with the application process, please contact us at

CCFC is not accepting recruitment agency/firm referrals.
Contact Details:
Cynthia Walters
Christian Children's Fund of Canada
1200 Denison Street
Markham, ON, L3R 8G6

Tel: (905) 754-1001
www:   www.ccfcanada.ca/about-us/careers

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