• Region: Ottawa Region
  • Categories: Management
  • Type: Full-time
“A rewarding career in caring starts here”

Posting Date: November 2, 2018

Reference No: ADM18-023

Position(s): (1) Manager, Finance and Accounting

About Carefor:

Carefor Health & Community Services is a local not-for-profit charity that provides home healthcare and community support services across Eastern Ontario. Whether in the home, in the community, at care facilities or one of our clinics, our 1,500 staff are part of the circle of care that is tailored to patient and client needs.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Controller, the Manager, Finance and Accounting is responsible for all aspects of finance and accounting for our Ottawa operations. Key responsibilities include the financial close and the preparation of the financial statements for programs and support departments, preparation and analysis of financial reports and developing and monitoring internal financial controls.


  • Plans, directs and coordinates the posting of all financial activities to the general ledger to facilitate the month-end close process for Ottawa programs and support departments
  • Executes the month end close in accordance with established schedules
  • Prepares monthly bank and account reconciliations
  • Monitors and reconciles the general ledger and ensures the appropriate allocation of expenditures
  • Prepares, analyzes, reviews and verifies financial and statistical reports for accuracy
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc financial reports
  • Monitors cash flows and prepares cash flow forecasts, ensuring that potential issues are identified and communicated appropriately
  • Maintains Capital Asset accounting and sub ledger
  • Liaises with, and provides assistance to external auditors
  • Ensures that all financial and accounting activities are conducted in accordance with GAAP, CRA OHRS, and Carefor’s policies and procedures. Proactively identifies areas for improvement and institutes any necessary changes to improve internal controls, ac
  • Oversees commodity tax processing (HST, GST, and Excise) and compliance and the preparation of returns and rebates
  • Responsible for the hiring, orientation and training, performance management, and supervision of finance and administrative clerical and support staff


  • Professional Accounting Designation (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA) required
  • Five years progressive experience in accounting, audit or equivalent
  • Advanced skills in integrated accounting systems, report design, and internal controls
  • Knowledge and experience in financial analysis and controls. Experience developing policies, procedures, internal controls and ensuring compliance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Effective leadership, coaching, training, supervising, and mentoring ability
  • Experience in a not for profit organization or registered charity is an asset
  • Experience leading employees in a unionized environment is an asset.
Carefor is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity and invites applications from Women, Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities and Visible Minorities.

Please apply by filling out the form below or faxing your cover letter and resume to (613) 749-4002 indicating on your cover letter or resume the position for which you are applying and the Reference Number.
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