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Business and Administrative Manager

Department Peterborough Date Posted 11/15/2017

Position Type Regular Full Time Reference No. 2017-2224

LocationPeterborough, Ontario, Canada

 Kinark Child and Family Services is a leading child and youth service organization in Ontario, which provides a wide range of evidence-based services that include individual, family and group counselling for children and youth with complex needs and their families.  Kinark’s three program streams include: Community-Based Child and Youth Mental Health, Autism, and Forensic Mental Health/Youth Justice.

Want to help children and youth with complex needs?

Come join our team!

Kinark:  Helping children and youth with complex needs achieve better life outcomes.

We currently have an opportunity for a:

 Business and Administrative Manager

 Community Mental Health (CMH) East

Peterborough Program

Regular, Full-Time – 35 hours/week


Job Summary:

The Business and Administrative Manager will have a dual-reporting relationship with the Director of Finance and the Program Director for Community Mental Health East.  The incumbent will work collaboratively with the Clinical Supervisor in providing leadership within the Northumberland Program.  This position is responsible for the administrative operation of the Program by managing financial approval and verification responsibilities, supporting the work of the front line staff from an administrative perspective, and providing a quality assurance lens.  


The core responsibilities and duties of the position include operations and management leadership, such as:

o    Assist in the development of annual and long term financial planning for the Program.

o    Assist in variance analysis, reporting, and on-going analysis and monitoring of the budget and expenditures.

o    Leadership and direction of the day to day administrative and financial processes which includes oversight of the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions.

o    Responsibility for vetting and verifying statistical external reporting requirements Management and maintenance of the inventory of all assets for Northumberland.

o    Oversight and management of the day to day office operations.

o    Client file management and records retention.

o    Coordinate business machinery for the Program.

o    Analysis of service activity and monitoring of benchmarks, working with the Clinical Supervisor in supporting staff in achieving service targets and delivering a quality service.

o    Management of HR related areas (e.g. approval of time cards, new hire orientation).

o    Represents Kinark at community meetings.



o     Post-secondary diploma with specialization in Finance and Administration, or equivalent.

o    Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with budgets in a not-for-profit sector at a management level.

o    Direct supervisory experience is required.

o    Experience in Children’s Mental Health considered an asset.

o    Excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.

o    Travel is required for this position; the successful incumbent must have a valid Ontario driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle and be willing to obtain automobile insurance which includes driving for business purposes with a minimum liability of one million dollars.

o    Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including a Vulnerable Sector Screening) and Pre-Employment Medical.

o    Candidates Bilingual in English and French will be given special consideration.


Interested applicants should submit their résumés via: by December 22, 2017.



If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Kinark Child and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.
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