Manager of Finance

North Bay, Ontario
Minimum $43.98 to maximum $53.51 per hour; Salary commensurate with education and experience
April 5, 2024
May 5, 2024
Job Sectors
Not for Profit
Job Type
CPA status
CPA Member

JOB POSTING #1871-24



Manager of Finance



Permanent full-time (35 hours per week)



North Bay, ON



Minimum $43.98 to maximum $53.51 per hour; Salary commensurate with education and experience



This posting will remain open until the position has been filled



Hands is an organization working to create a better day today and tomorrow for our clients, families, and communities. We are dedicated to improving the life experiences of families, children, youth and adults with mental health concerns or a developmental disability, by providing them with help and support in facing and working through social, emotional, behavioural, physical, and developmental difficulties.

Our professional team helps more than 11,000 individuals in North Bay, Nipissing, Muskoka, Parry Sound, Timmins, and Northern Ontario each year. We provide quality clinical, navigation and professional support in the areas of autism, behavioural, developmental, mental health, and rehabilitative services.



The Manager of Finance is responsible for overseeing and managing financial operations within the Agency. They are accountable for ensuring accuracy, efficiency, and compliance in financial processes; they lead the budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting responsibilities for the Finance Department. Collaborating closely with the Division’s Director, they contribute to the development and implementation of financial strategies aligned with organizational goals. The Manager of Finance is an active contributing member of the Agency’s Leadership Team (ALT) and leads in alignment with the Agency’s Mission, Vision, Values and Leadership Model.



  • Four (4) year Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Finance, or related programs Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) certification required Payroll Compliance Professional (PCP) or Payroll Leadership Professional (PLP) designation an asset
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in financial analysis, demonstrating a strong understanding of Canadian accounting standards and regulatory compliance
  • Experience in a non-profit organization or in using Accounting Standards for Not-For-Profit Organizations (ASNPO) is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Advanced skills using accounting software including working with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Accounting Software, such as NetSuite, Sage, SAP or other
  • Advanced software skills using the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, and Outlook); experience using Client and Human Resources Information Systems an asset
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in anti-oppressive practices related to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Experience in human resources management practices, including team development, training, coaching and mentoring staff
  • Experience with strategic and operational planning/implementation, strategic key performance measurement practices, organizational risk assessment practices and working with Senior Leaders and Board members
  • History of working productively and collaboratively with stakeholders
  • Must have excellent communication skills including excellent negotiation, conflict resolution, interpersonal skills, and be proficient in making presentations and professional business writing
  • Strong degree of data literacy to analyze, interpret, and communicate data and information to diverse audiences
  • Highly adaptive, resilient, and responsive to changing circumstances
  • Demonstrated commitment to workplace health and safety, with a willingness to contribute and lead in the culture of safety and prevention of adverse health events for clients and their families/caregivers, colleagues, other community members and yourself
  • Demonstrate ability and commitment to maintain confidentiality
  • Successful applicants will be required to provide:
  • proof of eligibility to work in Canada
  • a valid Ontario driver’s licence and use of a reliable motor vehicle; insurability on Agency vehicle insurance policy
  • clear Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search
  • clear Credit Check
  • Preference will be given to bilingual (French/English) candidates  



Hands is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity, dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace. Hands offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by Hands regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please forward your resume and cover letter, quoting competition #1871-24, to:

Human Resources Department


391 Oak Street East                                                            

North Bay, Ontario P1B 1A3