Financial Analyst (8 month contract)

North York, Ontario, CANADA
Company Name
Family Day Care Services
Company Overview: 

Family Day Care Services is an established and respected charitable organization founded in 1851 and is part of the United Way of Greater Toronto.

Location – North York, Ontario


The Financial Analyst collaborates in the preparation of Agency’s internal annual budget as well as budget submissions to regional/provincial governments and the United Way of Greater Toronto. The position is responsible for the preparation of quarterly reporting to the Ministry of Community, Family & Children’s Services offices (MCFCS) and all OEYC programs; prepares the analysis of wage subsidy utilization for regional governments as required.

Responsibilities : 
  • Under the direction of the Manager, Finance the Financial Analyst coordinates the preparation of the annual agency budget

  • Provides professional advice and guidance in interpreting results and explains variances to management and staff in terminology they will understand regarding financial analysis

  • Provides professional, peer consultation, assistance and coverage as part of a high performing team

  • Assists in budget submissions for regional governments and the United Way

  • Prepares year-to-date financial reports to the (Ministry of Community, Family & Children’s Services


  • Prepares quarterly and annual wage subsidy utilization journal entries and reports

  • Assists with preparation of monthly financial statements and maintains year-end audit schedules

  • Reconciles agency’s investments monthly

  • Prepares annual returns (i.e. Charity Information Return, etc.)

  • Completes GST returns semi-annually

  • Completes Statistics Canada reporting

  • Prepares and posts payroll journal entries

  • 2 – 5 years financial accounting, auditing and/or budgeting experience

  • Knowledge of the application of principals and practices employed in effective financial analysis and research, budget development and control techniques and processes

  • Strong analytical, research, problem solving and resolution abilities 

  • Ability to communicate results of analysis and effectively interact with leaders at all levels of the organization

  • A team player that will think strategically and effectively when faced with difficult challenges

  • Highly organized and efficient to prioritize and work effectively in a deadline oriented environment

  • Ability to work with minimal direction, including ensuring that all work aligns with program and Agency goals

  • Strong project management skills

  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (including pivot tables, macros, lookup functions) Accpac, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

  • Public or non-profit experience a definite asset

  • Insync Ceridian Payroll and HR module experience an asset

  • Interest for process improvement and demonstrate innovation

  • Occasional travel for financial presentations to government or funders

    Upon receipt of your cover letter and resume for this position, your application will be carefully considered. However, due to the significant number of responses to our career postings, we regret that we are unable to contact applicants further, unless your profile closely matches our requirements.

    Must satisfy background, reference checks, credit check and education verification (including transcripts). 

Education Requirements: 
  • CMA/CGA Level 3 currently enrolled in the program

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