Our client, is a non-profit
housing organization that mobilizes volunteers and community partners to work
with families to help them with affordable homeownership.
The Controller will be a strategic thought-partner,
and report to the CFO. The successful
candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will support the
following areas: finance, business planning and budgeting.
The Controller will play a critical role in
partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and
operations as they continue grow. This is a tremendous opportunity for a
finance leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected
Duties and Responsibilities:
train, develop staff and volunteers as appropriate
and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly
communicate monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial
reporting materials for all donor segments, and oversee all financial,
project/program and grants accounting.
and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external; assess any changes
new financial information systems
and implement appropriate efficient accounting, status reporting, internal
controls and auditing systems, while maintaining documentation of these
procedures as appropriate.
and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the CFO and
CEO; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress
and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization's
organizational cash flow and forecasting.
and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve
the finance department's overall policy and procedure manual.
Independence / Supervision Received:
procedures for attaining specific goals and objectives in a broad area of work.
Only final results are reviewed.
of a BA, supported by a professional accounting designation (preferably a CA or
least 5-10 years of overall professional experience; ideally 6+ years of broad
financial and operations management experience including in a multi-site environment
ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and
content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a
division or program area
to translate financial concepts to - and to effectively collaborate with --
programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance
track record in grants management
skills in Microsoft Excel,
successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and
problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize,
negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment
for attendance at evening/weekend workshops & events outside of regular
With External Customers
require some travel between different office
& Accounting Clerk
To apply for this position, please contact:
Collins Recruitment Group
(416) 945-6601 ext. 230
All enquiries and applications will be held in strict confidence.
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