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MNP Executive Search & Professional Recruitment: Financial Controller

MNP Executive Search & Professional Recruitment

This is a Full-time position in Sioux Lookout, ON posted February 23, 2021.

On behalf of our client, Tikinagan Child & Family Services, we areseeking 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.KEY RESPONSIBLITIESEnsure that the agency’s accounting systems are conducted according to accounting and financial management principles and practicesEnsure 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 DirectorsProvide management and the Board with reliable information necessary to manage and govern the agencyProvide correct and accurate accounting classification of all receipts and expenditures, including capitalEnsure the maintenance of the agency’s chart of accounts, assigning new accounts and classificationsManage the accounts payable function, ensuring that payments are made promptly within the confines of appropriate and sound cash managementManage the accounts receivable function and maintain the funds and trust accountsEnsure the reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a timely basisPrepare information reports as required by government organizations, maintain an accurately itemized record of fixed assets and their valuesWork with the auditors when auditing the agency’s accounting procedures and recordsPrepare annual budgets for operating expenses, and submit proposals for funding, including compilation and interpretation of statistical information for performance based fundingContinuously 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 expendituresPrepare financial analyses and assessments as an integral aspect of program evaluationEnsure that policies and procedures are kept current and are adhered toSKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONSCompletion of recognized accounting designation (CPA) or an equivalent post graduate degree and experience8+ years of financial management experienceProven experience in financial and data management at a senior level, preferable in a non-profit and/or performance funding settingDemonstrated financial and analytical skillsKnowledge of computerized management information systemsKnowledge and understanding of the cultural environment in which Tikinagan operatesHigh level communication skills to maintain effective communication between management, Board of Directors, auditors and the MinistryOur 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.