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Senior Manager, Accounting & Reporting - BGC Canada

Dec 01, 2023
Old Toronto, Ontario

BGC Canada is searching for a Senior Manager, Accounting & Reporting to join its finance team. Reporting to the Director, Finance, you will manage accounting operations, work closely with the Programs team, manage the Finance team, prepare funding applications, as well as report to internal and external stakeholders.
If you are driven to make a difference, relentlessly curious and collaborative at the core, we’d love to talk to you.

About BGC Canada (formerly Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada)

For 120+ years, BGC Canada has been creating opportunities for millions of Canadian kids and teens. As Canada’s largest child and youth-serving charitable and community services organization, our Clubs open their doors to young people of all ages and their families at 736 locations nationwide. During out-of-school hours in small and large cities and rural and Indigenous communities, our trained staff and volunteers provide programs and services that help young people realize positive outcomes in self-expression, academics, healthy living, physical activity, job readiness, mental health, social development, leadership, and more. Opportunity changes everything. Learn more at bgccan.com and follow us on social media @BGCCAN.

BGC Canada’s national team provides support to our member Clubs and leads in issues management, policy advocacy, and other critical work on behalf of Clubs. We advance the agenda for the children, youth, and families served by member Clubs through crucial work in the areas of public policy, research, program development, and Club support. The national team is also responsible for building the BGC brand, fundraising, and managing public relations and communications for our cause.

About the Role

The Senior Manager, Accounting & Reporting, is responsible for the accurate reporting of revenue and expenses and will be expected to play a key role in improving financial systems, reporting management, as well as contribute to identifying risks and opportunities. This role also directly supervises the staff on the Finance team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manages full-cycle accounting operations to include AP, AR, Payroll, Grant Management.

  • Provides accurate financial results and analysis on a timely basis for the Executive and Management Teams

  • Supports the development of project applications and manage the reporting of expenditure to stakeholders.

  • Leads period end closing and forecast preparation for BGC Canada and related entities.

  • Supports the Director of Finance with annual budget preparation for BGC Canada and related entities.

  • Develops strong internal business partnerships, providing first class support and always responding promptly to their requests.

  • Delivers process and system improvements to increase efficiency of day-to-day activities.

  • Leads the integration of the Salesforce and Sage Intacct databases.

  • Manages the Finance team: Hire, coach and develop team members, setting SMART goals, providing ongoing feedback and conducting formal reviews.

Minimum Requirements:

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Professional accounting designation, CPA

  • Experience in supporting full cycle accounting including payables, receivables, report generation, analysis and reporting on monthly/quarterly/annual cycles.

  • A minimum of three (3) years of proven work experience managing a small accounting team.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • Experience with Sage Intacct and Salesforce is an asset

  • Experience in a charity or not-for-profit organization is an asset

Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to deliver quality work on tight deadlines, with strong organization and priority setting skills

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to successfully manage a diverse team.

  • High level of proficiency with MS Excel

  • Strong interpersonal skills, client-focused thinking and ability to work with management at all levels

  • Knowledge of the Canadian not-for-profit and charitable sector, including statutory legislation, regulations, reporting and accounting requirements (Canadian Accounting Standards for Not-for-profit Organizations), is an asset

  • Understanding of grant accounting, and federal/provincial funding agency rules & reporting requirements would be an asset

  • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential

  • Demonstrates BGC Canada’s Core Values (Belonging, Respect, Encouragement & Support, Working Together, and Speaking Out)

  • English/French - bilingualism would be beneficial but not required for the role

Working Environment

The ideal candidate will be GTA or Toronto-based.  This position is expected to work in a hybrid model working out of the BGC Canada office 2 days/week.  The office is located near Yonge & Eglinton.  BGC Canada will provide the necessary technology required to work efficiently.

How to Apply

We would like to hear from you if you are interested in this role. Please forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to hr@bgccan.com and include “Senior Manager, Accounting & Reporting – Your Name” in the subject line of your email.

BGC Canada is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity and supports the full participation of all employees. We welcome applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2S & LGBTQIA+ persons, and any other persons from diverse backgrounds.
We offer accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process upon request.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

This is a full-time, permanent role. The salary range for this position starts at $85,000, and placement within the range is commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits.

Application deadline: Friday, December 1, 2023 

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