Manager, Finance

2 days left

Barrie, Ontario
$90,981 - $106,433 per annum + benefits + OMERS pension
April 19, 2024
May 19, 2024
Job Sectors
Not for Profit
Job Type
CPA status
CPA Member

The Manager, Finance is an important member of BPL’s management team.  This manager reports to the Director, Business and Development, and is responsible for all financial transactions, procurement activities and policies, equipment maintenance contracts, coordinating with the City of Barrie for the preparation of special confidential reports including budget documents and financial reporting statements.  This position requires a high degree of collaboration with other managers and staff. Responsibilities require the exercise of considerable judgement in both the creation and implementation of policies, plans and procedures.



  1. Administration

Works collaboratively with the CEO, other managers and staff in decision making, planning and goal setting for the library as a whole.  This means coordinating those areas of assigned responsibility with the rest of the library when implementing and executing business plans. Participates as a member of the Management Team.  This includes:

  • Participating in all Library planning, policy and budget exercises to ensure that the Library's goals are included Coordinating and ensuring that appropriate records and information is collected to prepare statistical analysis and special reports on behalf of the management team Ensuring Business Documents and Reports are submitted on behalf of the BPL such as charity return, annual survey, provincial grant applications, Statistics Canada reports, etc. Recommending, selecting, implementing, coordinating, training and troubleshooting various operational systems to be used for management and staff for day to day business operations



  • Human Resources Management

Participates in the hiring, evaluating, supervising, scheduling, investigating, disciplining, and motivating of staff to which they have been assigned


  • Financial

Assumes responsibility for the library's financial system under the direction of the Director, Business and Development.  This includes:

  • Recommending and adopting financial policies and procedures in response to audit reports, city accounting requirements, legislation and established financial best practices to meet fiduciary responsibilities of the Library Board Preparing the Library’s annual financial statements to be audited, in conjunction with the City of Barrie Preparing the Library's operating and capital budget, and making recommendations for review Developing procurement and payment procedures to ensure acceptable financial practices and library financial policies are followed Creating and providing adequate financial reporting to ensure Library management and Board Trustees can meet their respective responsibilities Overseeing payroll data and time bank management



  • Procurement

Satisfies Library procurement and inventory needs.  This includes:

  • Establishing an adequate purchasing, maintenance and inventory control system for all furniture and equipment following library procurement policies as well as accepted business practices including stock control Issuing appropriate Requests for Service and arranging appropriate maintenance, lease, insurance and service contracts on behalf of the Library in accordance with Library policy



  • Performs all other duties as required.

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