Job Posting 76128

Manager, Financial Analysis & Business Support
United Way Greater Toronto
Toronto Metro area
closed 12 days ago (Thu, 14 Oct)
full time - term / contract
Manager, Financial Analysis & Business Support
(14-month maternity leave replacement contract)
Are you looking for a job with a purpose? Do you enjoy working with business plans, budgets, forecasting and analysis?  Do you want to be part of an adaptable, high-performance culture that reflects your values and commitment to community? If so, we have the right challenge for you!
Reporting to the Director, Strategic Finance, the Manager provides support in the areas of management discussion & analysis; financial planning & analytics; financial & predictive modelling; and financial advisory & business support.
What you’ll do:
Management, Discussion & Analysis
  • Develop and project-manage the preparation of data and statistics, performance, funding and other reports, including Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), and other performance tracking for management; transform data and KPI’s into meaningful information (data interpreter-story teller)
  • Implement management and operational reports and support in the interpretation of financial results, and identify financial risks to departmental budgets – revenues, community expenditures or operating expenditures
  • Support the Senior Management Team (SMT), fundraising and community engagement staff with the preparation and submission of donor agreement reporting
  • Support the SMT in coordinating funding opportunities from senior levels of government and municipalities
  • Develop, implement and deliver accurate management reports and scenario-sensitivity analysis in a timely manner
  • Participate and partner with other departments in the development and implementation of processes and procedures as required
  • Design and produce data analysis and interpretation – using datasets to provide insights and monitor operational and financial performance of key business drivers, leading to identification of risks and opportunities
  • Translate complex data analysis into simple visualizations for the SMT, departmental managers and stakeholders
Budget Planning; Financial Planning & Analytics; Financial & Predictive Modelling
  • With direction from the SMT, work with departmental managers in the preparation and review of work programs in support of the respective department annual business plan and budget
  • Prepare financial analysis and predictive modeling in support of management decision making
  • Provide insights on revenues, community expenditures and operating expenditures
  • Develop, implement and maintain financial models to provide insights on revenue channels – strategic corporate accounts, named corporate accounts, major individual gifts, third party processors and special events
  • Develop, implement and maintain key performance indicators in support of decision making – donor and revenue churn, cost of acquisition, cost of support, cost of marketing, cost of processing, financial profile of revenues and community expenditures
  • Develop, implement and maintain processes and controls to monitor risks with revenues, community expenditures and operating expenditures
Financial Advisory and Business Support
  • Liaise with, foster and maintain positive relationships with internal clients – the SMT, departmental managers and their teams, and provide financial advisory and business support as needed
  • Advise on financial information and business knowledge to the SMT, departmental managers and their teams in order to support and optimize evidence-based decisions – e.g. return on investment on fundraising and community programs
  • Gather, analyze and interpret operational and financial data – and communicate to the SMT, departmental managers and their teams (what do I know, what does it mean, what if)
  • Ensure financials are in compliance with donor agreements and community agreements
  • Reconcile financial reporting to management reporting – revenues raised, received and recognized; deferred revenues from restricted and targeted gifts
  • Be the finance translator between Finance-Controllership and the SMT, departmental managers and their teams
What you’ll need to be successful:
  • University degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • 5-10 years of related experience in financial planning, budgeting, forecasting & analysis
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting, auditing, and capital & project finance – including budget management, financial planning and forecasting, financial controls, and financial & management reporting
  • Knowledge of business modelling, planning & reporting with accountability frameworks
  • Skilled in financial analytics and predictive modeling
  • Interpersonal, oral/written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong relationship building skills, and ability to build and leverage cross-functional partnerships
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other software tools and applications to document and illustrate financials
Show us your Local Love. Come and do great work at United Way Greater Toronto! Please apply no later than October 14, 2021 at
As part of our recruitment process, United Way Greater Toronto offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities. If we contact you about an opportunity, please let us know if you require accommodation.
About United Way Greater Toronto:
As the largest non-government funder of community services in the GTA, United Way Greater Toronto reinforces a crucial community safety net. United Way’s network of agencies and initiatives in neighbourhoods across Peel, Toronto and York Region works to ensure that everyone has access to the programs and services they need to thrive today. Mobilizing the network and other community support, United Way tackles #unignorable issues linked to poverty. United Way’s work is rooted in ground-breaking research, strategic leadership, local advocacy and cross-sectoral partnerships committed to building lasting solutions to the GTA’s greatest challenges.
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Diversity & Inclusion:
United Way is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that reflects our diverse community to ensure we’re best equipped to serve it. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation to apply to join our team. Our commitment to excellence in diversity goes beyond promoting equity. By incorporating a variety of experiences and perspectives, we create opportunities for innovative solutions and maximize the impact of our work.

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