Choices for Youth is a dynamic, progressive organization that empowers homeless and at-risk youth with innovative options and tools to move from street-life to more stable, healthy living situations. We work hard with boundless ambition and strive for excellence in our cultural commitments. Currently, Choices for Youth is looking for a highly motivated Financial Controller to become part of our Finance team.
Reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration, the Financial Controller will be responsible for the integrity of the financial reporting in support of CFY’s social enterprise operations and growth.
Accounting and Reporting
Perform financial analysis to determine feasibility and future venture viability of new and current social enterprises
Perform financial cash flow forecasting and accounts receivables management associated with CFY’s social enterprises
Ensure that timely and complete periodic financial statements and budget analysis are issued
Assist in completion of monthly Financial Statement package for management review and quarterly for board review
Ensure collections, A/R reporting and payments are managed in a timely manner
Complete month end adjusting entries and ensuring all accounting requirements for social enterprise operations are met on time
Prepare detailed Job Costs sheets and Work in Progress Summary Reports for Project Managers
Participate in the budgeting process and ensuring adherence to budget throughout the fiscal cycle
Preparation of quarterly financial claim reports for ACOA and various funders
Support the Director of Finance & Administration in the completion of year-end accounting tasks - ensuring all reconciliations are complete and preparation of working papers for external auditors
Assist in the development and maintenance of policies, procedures and financial controls
Other duties as required to ensure the successful operation of the Finance Department
Payroll and Benefits
Reviewing time sheets and leave balances
Act as a liaison to employees and external agencies on payroll related inquiries
Other duties as required
A degree in business commerce or administration with a concentration in accounting. Some equivalent experience or education may be considered.
3+ years’ experience in accounting with demonstrated experience preparing financial statements, non-profit experience would be a definite asset.
A CPA designation or enrollment in the program is considered an asset.
Extensive experience in Simply Accounting (Sage50).
A strong sense of urgency coupled with a positive can-do attitude.
Have a passion to help us achieve our core values.
Must have a satisfactory code of conduct and be bondable.
The position will be 35 hours per week from Monday to Friday. Some flexibility in work hours will be required to accommodate higher work volumes and organizational requirements.
The salary (scale) for this position will be $51,669 - $57,657 annually. Choices offers a competitive compensation package, including: a health and dental program, employer-matched RRSP and four weeks vacation to qualifying employees.
How to Apply
Send your resume and cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria and include FC-04-2018 in the subject heading to:
Fax: (709) 726-3125
No phone calls please.
This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.
Equity in employment is essential to a just society. Choices for Youth enthusiastically welcomes applications from all qualified people, including racialized people, people of all sexual orientations, women and trans* people, Aboriginal and First People those with disabilities, mental illness, and from all social strata.