• Posted:Sep 14, 2021
  • Apply by:Oct 18, 2021
  • Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Job Level
  • Other
  • Location
  • Ontario, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Other
  • Company Type
  • Other

About this position

Job Summary:

Working closely with the Director of Operations and other members of the leadership team, the Controller will be responsible for managing the AFMC’s day-to-day accounting and finance operations, including accurate and timely reporting as well as monitoring and enforcement of policies, procedures and internal controls.


  • Supervise finance staff;

  • Manage finance operations including AP, AR, banking, payroll, investments and cash management;

  • Manage the creation of project reports and ad hoc financial analysis;

  • Manage month-end and year-end closing;

  • Prepare quarterly finance binder and annual external audit;

  • Monitor and enforce compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures and other internal controls utilizing knowledge of Accounting Standards and best practices;

  • Support the preparation and implementation of annual budget, quarterly forecasts and long-range financial planning;

  • Stay apprised of relevant regulations, standards, and directives from regulatory agencies and fund contribution guidelines’ third-party payers;

  • Ensure financial inquiries are resolved and communicated in a timely and appropriate way; and

  • Other duties as assigned.

Direct Reports:

  • Senior Financial Analyst

  • Financial Analyst

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum three (3) years of recent accounting experience in a managerial position, including as a Controller;

  • Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation (Essential);

  • Experience working with NPOs, registered charitable organizations in Canada (Asset);

  • Strong technical knowledge of Canadian accounting standards and best practices;

  • Proficient in Sage 50 Accounting and MS Office;

  • Experience in the supervision of staff;

  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines with minimal supervision;

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; and,

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.

Language Skills:

  • Bilingual (English and French) oral, written and reading comprehension skills (Asset);

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Sit, stand and occasionally required to walk or move around a physical or remote office environment;

  • May be asked to lift and move up to 20lbs.

Work Environment:

The work environment described is a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Application Process:

The AFMC is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, inclusion and belongingness in our operations and throughout our work environments and seek to employ individuals who share a commitment to promote and practice these principles. We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, the AFMC will make appropriate accommodations available. As required, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment process to ensure your equal participation

Competition will remain open until position is successful filled. Interviews will begin the week of September 20, 2021. Qualified and interested applicants are invited to submit their interest. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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