|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH)||Contract - Full Time||Experienced (Non-manager)||6000065000CAD$60,000 - 65,000||2019-04-04||2019-05-03|
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Finance Manager will be responsible for the financial administration of Making the Shift Inc. as well as other reporting requirements. Making the Shift (MtS) is a Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab with a mandate to contribute to the transformation of how we respond to youth homelessness through research and knowledge mobilization specific to youth homelessness prevention and housing stabilization. MtS is co-led by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University and A Way Home Canada.
Working closely with the project teams at York University and at partner organizations, the Finance Manager will ensure full compliance with the financial terms of the Contribution Agreement. The Finance Manager provides financial leadership to the Managing Director, and works closely with the Scientific and Implementation Directors of Making the Shift Inc., the Chair of the Board, York University Research Accounting, the project team, partner teams, national funding organizations, regional and national partner organizations, and other partners as required.
C) HUMAN RESOURCES
E) OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED BY THE DIRECTOR
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: University degree in business and CPA or working towards a CPA accounting designation.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 5 years related, progressive experience. Demonstrated expertise in the management of major research or innovation projects. Experience in post-secondary environments strongly preferred. French proficiency an asset.
SKILLS: Exceptional project management skills; excellent financial administration skills and a demonstrated capacity to manage large budgets and maintain accountability. Strong planning, coordination and organizational skills. Superior communication skills and effective presentation skills. Excellent writing skills and ability to prepare reports, including financial reports, for various audiences. High level of initiative and self-directedness, strong problem-solving skills. Tact and diplomacy in interactions with internal and external contacts. Knowledge of University policies and procedures an asset.
Technical skills: Excellent computer skills required - including MS Excel, MSWord, MSPowerpoint, electronic mail software programs. Experience with major financial software systems. Familiarity with York University’s online systems an asset (including CONCUR, e-Reports, HR Self Serve, etc.).