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Job Number:  56383
Manager, Finance
Job Posted: Wednesday, 31 July 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 30 August 2019
(in 6 days)
Christian Children's Fund of Canada
Region: York / Durham 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 position:  Manager, Finance.


Reporting to the Director, Finance & Administration, the position is responsible for: leading staff, overseeing processes and executing activities to ensure the timely and accurate recording of receivables, payables and general accounting transactions; producing timely and accurate financial statements and management reports; managing disbursements made to partner, country offices, vendors and others; overseeing year-end activities, tax filings and external audit support activities.


The position is also responsible for assisting the Director with: maintaining processes and procedures and ensuring adherence to appropriate internal controls; planning, budgeting and forecasting; investment and treasury activities; ensuring legislative and regulatory compliance.


This role includes, but not limited to: 

  1. Oversee the processing, recording and reporting of all financial transactions. Ensure adequate records are maintained. Manage the production of timely and accurate monthly and quarter financial reports; assist with Audit and Risk Committee and Board of Directors presentation material production as needed.
  2. Lead and/or support the creation of monthly management reports and other finance-related documents that support leadership oversight and decision-making.
  3. Optimize accounting processes and leverage technology for internal control and workflow efficiency.
  4. Effectively comply with GAAP for non-profits.
  5. Ensure the internal control procedures and practices are maintained across all CCFC offices.
  6. Oversee disbursements, ensuring these adhere to accepted practices and organizational policies.
  7. Conduct and apply research and analysis in the development of CCFC policies.
  8. Manage the production of income tax receipts, working with internal stakeholders, as needed, to complete this effectively and efficiently.
  9. Promptly and accurately file required documents with the CRA ensure the organization is up-to-date on new legislation and guidelines Support and coach finance staff across the accounts payable, accounts receivable, general accounting, tax, audit support and report production functions. Effectively partner with finance and other staff across the organization.
  10. Manage support activities around year-end and special audits with Canadian external auditors
  11. Comply with all CCFC policies and procedures.
  12. Other related duties as assigned. 


  • University degree in a related discipline (Business, Commerce, etc.);
  • Professional Canadian accounting designation – CPA (formerly CA/CGA/CMA);
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in a managerial or leadership capacity in finance;
  • Experience with a multi-location environment is an asset; work experience within a non-profit environment an asset;
  • Track record of leading a diverse team of accounting professionals to achieve optimum performance;
  • Strong technical understanding of accounting rules, practices, principles and controls;
  • History of developing and updating financial policies and related procedures supporting appropriate internal controls;
  • Good understanding of registered charity tax and legal requirements;
  • Thorough understanding of Fund Accounting and the Deferral Method of not-for-profit accounting standards;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, review and optimize internal processes and controls;
  • Proven experience in problem analysis and decision making;
  • Superior set of communication skills;
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively within internal and external stakeholders;
  • Strong teamwork skills – with a proven ability to work effectively with peers, subordinates and superiors in a variety of situations – often with very tight timelines;
  • Computer skills – intermediate to advanced MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), financial software experience with customized databases an asset;
  • Ability to speak and/or write in either French or Spanish will be considered an asset;
  • Commitment to CCFC’s Vision, Mission and Values. 

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


Consistent with our Child Safeguarding 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
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If you believe you have that unique combination of a not-for-profit heart, combined with the skills and interest for the “Manager, Finance” position, 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 "Manager, Finance". Follow the application process stated on the specific job posting, you will be required to complete a very brief questionnaire and attach 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
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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