Tikinagan Child & Family Services
Central Ontario, Sioux Lookout
closes in 33 days (Wed, 31 Mar) full time
On behalf of our client, Tikinagan Child & Family Services, we are seeking a Financial Controller to join their team in Sioux Lookout, Ontario. Tikinagan Child & Family Services is a community-based child welfare agency rooted in and accountable to the First Nations communities they serve. With a large team of residential care workers, childcare workers, family service workers, community-based prevention workers, intake workers, and administrative staff, they protect their children, help their families and nurture their communities.
Reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration, the Financial Controller will be responsible for assisting with and performing various full cycle accounting functions, financial reporting and analysis. This financial role will appeal to a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ensure that the agency’s accounting systems are conducted according to accounting and financial management principles and practices
Ensure that financial operating and statistical reports accurately reflect the agency’s operations, and are prepared in accordance with the needs of the Executive Director, management team, executive committee, and Board of Directors
Provide management and the Board with reliable information necessary to manage and govern the agency
Provide correct and accurate accounting classification of all receipts and expenditures, including capital
Ensure the maintenance of the agency’s chart of accounts, assigning new accounts and classifications
Manage the accounts payable function, ensuring that payments are made promptly within the confines of appropriate and sound cash management
Manage the accounts receivable function and maintain the funds and trust accounts
Ensure the reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a timely basis
Prepare information reports as required by government organizations, maintain an accurately itemized record of fixed assets and their values
Work with the auditors when auditing the agency’s accounting procedures and records
Prepare annual budgets for operating expenses, and submit proposals for funding, including compilation and interpretation of statistical information for performance based funding
Continuously review performance against budget, interpret operating results, prepare reports explaining deviations from budget, and make appropriate recommendations to the Executive Director, management, executive committee and Board, including analysis of charges in service levels and the impact on funding and expenditures
Prepare financial analyses and assessments as an integral aspect of program evaluation
Ensure that policies and procedures are kept current and are adhered to
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Completion of recognized accounting designation (CPA) or an equivalent post graduate degree and experience
8+ years of financial management experience
Proven experience in financial and data management at a senior level, preferable in a non-profit and/or performance funding setting
Demonstrated financial and analytical skills
Knowledge of computerized management information systems
Knowledge and understanding of the cultural environment in which Tikinagan operates
High level communication skills to maintain effective communication between management, Board of Directors, auditors and the Ministry
Our client desires candidates who want to learn, grow and contribute to the success of the organization. If you feel you have the demonstrated background and are interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity, please forward your resume to or call Kamalita Ketler at 204.336.6107.
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