Finance Manager

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Swim Drink Fish
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Administrative / Clerical Support
  • Fundraising / Giving
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2018-11-262019-01-25

Location: Downtown Toronto

Start Date: Immediately


Swim Drink Fish Canada is a growing charity dedicated to ensuring swimmable, drinkable, fishable water for all. We are looking for a new team member to manage all aspects of financial reporting. This role will report to the Vice President and work closely with the Treasurer. This is the perfect role for someone who wants to contribute to a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future and has experience in bookkeeping, financial management, or grants management in the nonprofit sector.

As the Finance Manager, you will:

  • Track donations and payments received from supporters, input them into our database, and process donation receipts
  • Coordinate bill payments and manage vendor relations
  • Maintain financial information files (hard copy and digital), ensuring confidentiality and security of the information
  • Coordinate the budget reports for foundations, sponsors, and program staff as needed
  • Help to develop the annual budget and new project budgets as needed
  • Prepare monthly reports for review by the Officers and work with Officers to ensure appropriate financial oversight
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports for quarterly board meetings
  • Coordinate the annual audit process and CRA filings
  • Help out with other finance and grant-related tasks as needed



Suitable candidates will have received formal accounting and/or finance training and be familiar with Quickbooks. Salesforce knowledge is an asset. They must have at least two years experience in a similar position in the charitable sector, including experience preparing financial reports for grants. A desire to create a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future is essential.



Email the following information to with the subject “Finance Manager - Your Name”

  1. A cover letter that describes how you meet the qualifications above and why you would make a great addition to the Swim Drink Fish team
  2. Your resumé, highlighting relevant education and work experience.
  3. Names and contact information for two references.

Swim Drink Fish Canada is committed to having a skilled, diversified workforce reflective of the Toronto community, and to the equitable representation of women, aboriginal peoples, and members of a visible minority group.

Applications will be reviewed as they arrived and candidates contacted for an interview. Due to the volume of applications we received, we can only respond to those candidates selected for an interview.



SWIM DRINK FISH CANADA is a growing charity working for a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future. Our programs bring together law, science, culture, and digital media in order to connect and empower people to restore polluted places, protect human health, and promote thriving natural spaces.