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Finance Manager

Department Head Office Date Posted 5/10/2019

Position Type Regular Full Time Reference No. 2019-2771

LocationMarkham, 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:

Finance Manager – Program Finance

Regular Full-Time – 35 hours

Location: Corporate Head Office Markham /Program Office Oakville

                                                                   Start Date: July 2, 2019



Reporting to Sr. Manager – Financial Planning and Reporting, the Finance Manager – Program Finance is responsible for:

  • Supporting the development of annual and monthly operational plans for programs
  • Prepares reports and analyzes variances, identifying risks and progress versus plans and making corrective action recommendations
  • Plans and analyzes performance against service unit metrics
  • Understands not-for-profit accounting rules and ministry reporting requirements & practices
  • Reviews invoices and authorize payments, accounts payable and receivables for programs
  • Oversees and controls program inventory and authorizes procurement of operating supplies, equipment and services for the program
  • Preparation of grant applications/studies as needed
  • Provides oversight and reporting for program area contracts
  • Financial statement reporting for program director, management and the ministry
  • Service activity reporting with community partner agencies (as required)
  • Provides financial support for other project and initiatives through completion of ad hoc analysis and reports



  • Advanced skills with MS Excel, Office 365, OneNote required and experience with accounting software (Great Plains) would be an asset
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial controls, not-for-profit accounting and ministry reporting standards
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with superior analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Canadian professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA) preferred
  • Diploma in accounting/finance required; University degree required.
  • 5-10 years’ supervisory or managerial experience
  • Holds a valid Ontario driver’s license, and own vehicle required
  • Time allocation: 60% at program office , 40% at head office


Interested applicants should submit their résumés via: 

By May 24, 2019


Kinark Child and Family Services values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace.  We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.  We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’).   If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at  or (905) 474-9595.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.

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.