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Financial Analyst - CYMH East Program

Department Head Office Date Posted 5/13/2019

Position Type Temporary Full Time Reference No. 2019-2775

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:

Financial Analyst – CYMH East Program

Contract 9 months – 35 hours

Program Office Locations: Coburg, Peterborough & Whitby

                                                                    Start Date: July 2, 2019



Reporting to Finance Manager, Child & Youth Mental Health – Financial Analyst is responsible for:

  • Supporting month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting and analysis.
  • Budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis for management planning and Ministry reporting.
  • Coordinating input into financial planning and Ministry reporting system and work with management to validate accuracy and reasonableness of data
  • Evaluating financial and operational performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
  • Conducting regular meetings in analyzing performance against service unit metrics
  • Increasing productivity by developing automated reporting /forecasting tools
  • Guiding cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures
  • Understands not-for-profit accounting rules and ministry reporting requirements & practices
  • Reviews invoices and authorize payments, accounts payable and receivables for programs
  • Provides oversight and reporting for program area contracts
  • 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
  • Strong Analytical and inquiry skills to understand operational processes
  • 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
  • Degree or diploma in finance , accounting or related field
  • 3 + years’   work experience
  • Holds a valid Ontario driver’s license, and own vehicle required

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.