The Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) is inviting applications for the position of Finance Manager, supporting the work of CCEDNet’s Director of Finance and Administrative Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have strong skills in bookkeeping, accounting and HR-related financial administration, and related experience that could contribute to developing stronger internal financial information sharing systems across the organization.
The Canadian CED Network (CCEDNet) is a values-based, non-profit organization committed to strengthening the social, economic, and environmental conditions of Canadian communities. We have several hundred members throughout Canada working at the grassroots level in rural, urban, Indigenous and northern communities. CCEDNet engages a broad and inclusive range of community interests in common efforts to influence policy, create stronger and fairer local economies, tackle poverty and homelessness, and invest in sustainable communities.
Reporting to the Director of Finance, and working closely with the Administrative Coordinator, the Finance Manager will, for all legal entities managed by CCEDNet:
- Supervise regular bookkeeping activities and ensure CCEDNet accounts are maintained in the designated accounting software
- Control and approve accounts payable and receivable, ensuring that all transactions are properly coded
- Control and approve payroll
- Develop and implement systems, processes and procedures to streamline bookkeeping and financial information flow throughout the organization, while ensuring appropriate controls and segregation of duties
- Ensure all monies are deposited correctly
- Ensure compliance with government regulations
- Verify monthly conciliations
- Support the preparation of year-end audit materials and liaise with auditors for the annual audit
- Liaise with insurance provider to ensure insurance coverage is up to date.
- Review group benefits coverage and costs for proper expense allocation
- Review and approve employment contracts.
- Monitor and verify staff leave allotments and use
- Any other related financial or administrative tasks as required
- Post-secondary degree in accounting, financial management or at least five years equivalent experience
- Familiarity with non-profit reporting and project management, and systems for efficient reporting and information sharing across remote teams.
- Mastery of the full accounting cycle, with excellent analysis and understanding of accounting operations
- Familiarity with QuickBooks online is an asset
- Comfort with technology and ability to implement new software tools to streamline financial management
- Strong organizational, administrative, and time management skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially email communications
- Comfort working from home, using virtual meeting tools, but in a collaborative team setting
- Comfort with using G-Suite (particularly Gmail, Google Calendar, and Drive), Microsoft Office and online file sharing platforms.
- Understanding of written and spoken English is essential; bilingualism (English / French) is an asset
CCEDNet staff are working from home for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. This role is situated with our administrative team, located in Victoriaville, Québec, but could be carried out remotely. The successful candidate must be available during weekdays and ideally the schedule would be spread across the week.
Hours and Compensation
This is a part-time, permanent position, requiring on average 12 hrs / week. Schedule requirements may vary somewhat following the monthly accounting and annual audit cycle. Salary is from $24.98 to $28.65, commensurate with experience. CCEDNet offers a competitive leave package and a positive work environment. This position is not eligible for extended health benefits.
Please send applications to info at ccednet-rcdec.ca by April 4 with 'Finance Manager application’ in the subject line. Please include a cover letter and resume demonstrating your interest in the position and fit for the duties and qualifications noted.
CCEDNet is an equal opportunity employer offering a fair, co-operative, respectful, safe, and healthy work environment. We conduct hiring on the basis of employment equity. Employment equity is designed to compensate for the nonexistence of a level playing field with regard to people’s experiences and job qualifications, given structural injustices and systemic discrimination that marginalize certain groups. CCEDNet welcomes and encourages applications from Indigenous people, Black people, People of Colour, women, LGBTQ2SIA+ people, people with disabilities, people living in poverty, and newcomers to Canada (including those with precarious status). Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.