Financial Controller (Bathurst & Wilson)

Job Order ID:7625
Employment Type:Yearly Salary
Web Publication Date:4/15/2024
Number of Positions:1
Job Location:North York
Brief Description:

Our employer is a leading Canadian Reform Jewish congregation looking for someone to provide daily management of the finance team and all aspects of the full accounting cycle for the Temple as well as work with and supports departmental directors and the Senior Leadership Team in their analytical needs in actual/budget/forecast reviews.

Job Function:

  • Accountable for complete, accurate and timely month-end and year-end financial close, including Board Meeting decks.
  • Ensuring compliance with Accounting Standards for Not-for-Profit Organizations (ASNPO) and researching accounting issues that arise providing insights and guidance under ASNPO.
  • Monthly analysis of financial information and liaise with the other members of the organization to obtain explanations and resolve queries.
  • Coordination of year-end audit, including preparation of annual financial statements with working papers and supporting schedules.
  • Establish and maintain a standard financial reporting process with formal referenced working papers and checklists that support the monthly financial statements and Board reports; incorporating the search for and rollout of a new financial system (including software).
  • Preparation of the monthly financial report for Board Meetings.
  • Responsible for the preparation of financial materials for the Budget and Finance Committee as required.
  • Responsible for the preparation and reporting of the annual budget and ongoing forecast process, ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Help streamline and enhance the budgeting and forecasting process by designing and implementing new processes and tools.
  • Ensure that the legal entity, regulatory, funder, government reporting, and compliance are completed and filed within required deadlines.
  • Responsible for performance management, staff development, and goal setting of the finance team.
  • Prepare and maintain the biweekly payroll and the coordination of the administration and management of employee benefits and compensation design.
Job Requirement:

  • Experience with an NFP (in industry or an accounting firm), a designation would be an additional benefit, but not mandatory.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience.
  • Direct experience in preparing financial statements and leading the year-end financial audit process.
  • A clear understanding of financial systems, internal controls, and financial processes.
  • Proven analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong understanding and application of ASNPO standards.
  • Commitment to deadlines while ensuring accuracy and completeness of the information.
  • Self-motivated, proactive to identify and implement changes to improve efficiency and accuracy.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • An asset to have previous experience doing HR tasks, such as payroll.

Please attach along with your resume a cover letter in the same file.