Senior Financial Analyst

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Covenant House Toronto
  • Accounting / Finance
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-03-152019-03-31
Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst

Full time position, 35 hour per week 

As Canada’s largest agency serving at-risk, homeless and trafficked youth, Covenant House Toronto changes lives by providing the widest range of services and support to almost 300 youth a day. A national leader, we educate and advocate for change by influencing public policy and delivering prevention and awareness programs. More than a place to stay, we provide 24/7 crisis shelter and transitional housing on-site and in the community, along with comprehensive services including education, counselling, health care, employment assistance, job training and aftercare. To do all this, we rely on donors for more than 80 percent of our $30.6-million annual operating budget. Our doors are open to youth 16 to 24 regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or the circumstances that have brought them to our doors. Since opening our doors in 1982, Covenant House has served more than 95,000 young people.

This position will assist the Controller in the day to day operations of the Finance Department.



  • Review Accounts Payable and Visa Entries
  • Perform various reconciliations and prepare related GL entries
  • Complete periodic reports for external funders and record related entries
  • Internal cycle reviews
  • Assist in month end and year end closing
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • Ad-hoc reporting as required
  • Assist with projection and budgets
  • Assist Controller with Annual Information Return (T3010)
  • Other tasks as assigned



  • CPA accounting designation required – post secondary degree or diploma from University or College
  • 5 years of accounting experience (intermediate to senior level), experience in a not-for-profit environment, preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of HST legislation and filings
  • Experience in Sage AccPac (GL, AP and Bank Service) is a must
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite includes: Excel (advanced), Word (intermediate)
  • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge is an asset
  • Strong analytical skills and orientation to detail
  • Self-starter
  • Quick learner
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to work in an environment with competing priorities and demanding deadlines
  • Flexibility and excellent customer service skills
  • Effective coaching skills and ability to review others’ work with high level of accuracy and completeness
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


Interested candidates should submit their resume along with a cover letter to by March 31, 2019.

As an employer, Covenant House is committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of our clients and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from qualified individuals who represent diverse communities. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Covenant House Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Covenant House recruitment process