Finance Manager

Owen Sound, Ontario
$84,126 - $92,830
November 30, 2023
December 30, 2023
Job Sectors
Not for Profit
Job Type
CPA status
CPA Member

Contact Details

At the CMHA Grey Bruce we cultivate hope, resilience and community for those who live with, and are impacted by, mental illness and/ or/ addiction. We are driven by our values of compassion, dignity, inclusivity, integrity and choice. We will create an inclusive community inspiring hope, choice and well-being for all.


We are currently recruiting for:





1 position available

JOB ID: 2023-54

LOCATION: Owen Sound

JOB TYPE: Non-Union

DEADLINE TO APPLY: December 15, 2023


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Finance Manager is responsible for the development and effective operation of all fiscal reporting and recording systems of the organization.  They participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure the corporation: manages its financial resources efficiently and in accordance with sound accounting principles and practices.  They will ensure the organization fulfils its financial reporting requirements in a timely fashion and complies with financial guidelines of its funders and other regulatory authorities.




  • Ensures monthly and quarterly financial statements are prepared in accordance with organization policies and funding requirements Reviews all accounting records (invoices, purchase orders, general ledger) for account coding and compliance with approved budgets Signs cheques (subject to banking bylaws), payment scheduling Prepares and submits quarterly and year-end financial reports to funders, charitable tax return and source deductions reconciliations, HOOPP annual contribution report Direct responsibility for preparation and electronic submission of financial/MIS and CDS reports to MOHLTC Prepares/oversees preparation of computerized (Quadrant and direct deposit link up) payroll and related benefit remittances and required journal entries Monitors timesheet records, vacation schedules and absenteeism records for all staff Oversees the establishment and maintenance of inventories of assets held by GBCHC and its programs Monitors, updates and coordinates renewal of comprehensive insurance policies for the organization and its programs Lead responsibility for the purchase/renewal of service/maintenance contracts, bulk office supplies purchasing, office equipment purchases and phone equipment purchases Develops and maintains a policy/procedures manual related to fiscal operations of the organization Prepares cost projections, undertakes research and provides recommendations for the use of projected surplus for consideration by the CEO and Board Initiates research regarding cost saving options for the organization Prepares and presents financial statements to the CEO, Executive Committee/Board of Directors and Program Managers Prepares annual core support budgets in consultation with CEO and Program Managers Coordinates annual external audit - monitors and evaluates internal control system for financial recording Coordinates the acquisition and installation of accounting system software, monitors and evaluates system Prepares shelter operating budgets for approval of the CEO and Board


Hours of work are 37.50 per week. The normal workday is 8 hours, including a 30-minute unpaid lunch break. Working in a busy office environment with frequent interruptions. Some evening and weekend work may be required



What we offer you


  • A competitive hourly wage ranging between $43.14 and $47.60 (5 step grid) Vacation of 5 weeks to start, 6 weeks at 5 years, 7 weeks at 10 years Paid personal, float and sick time Comprehensive benefits program & HOOPP pension Discounted gym membership Flexible/compressed work week, hybrid work from home/office options upon completion of probation In house training for First Aid/CPR, Mental Health First Aid, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Applied Suicide Intervention Training Celebratory and camaraderie events A supportive and collaborative work environment



What you will bring


  • A university degree in Business Administration or related field Professional Designation Required A minimum of seven (7) years of directly related experience with progressive responsibility Experience in financial statement preparation, budgeting, payroll and computerized spreadsheet preparation Experience in a mental health, addiction or social service setting would be an asset  Sound knowledge of various regulatory authorities, i.e. Employment Standards, Revenue Canada Demonstrated effective communication skills, decision-making, problem identification and problem solving and project management Excellent communication, organizational and relationship skills Demonstrated effective communication skills, decision-making, problem identification and problem solving and project management Advanced knowledge of accounting computer software High proficiency with computer spreadsheets Advanced proficiency with MIS reporting requirements Exposure to external audit process, fundamentals of business banking and fiscal forecasting  An understanding and appreciation of rural culture Strong team skills and ability to work well with peers and colleagues from other agencies
  • A valid Canadian driver's license and the use of a reliable personal vehicle Minimum $2,000,000 third party liability vehicle insurance A satisfactory police record check including vulnerable sector screening



Ready to apply?


Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter & resume to:


CMHA Grey Bruce is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We welcome employment applications from people with disabilities and provide accommodation upon request during the recruitment and selection process. All applications will be treated as confidential and will be used for recruitment purposes only. CMHA Grey Bruce is an equal opportunity employer.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.