Finance Manager-(NPO) (Contract role)

Our client, a well-respected organization in Waterloo Region is seeking to add a results-oriented Finance Manager to its team to cover a maternity leave of 5 to 7 months, potentially longer.

Department: Accounting
Locations: Kitchener (Remote)
Compensation: $30 to $40/ hour

In this role, reporting to the Executive Director, you will be responsible for assisting directly with the month end financial reporting package.

Specific responsibilities in this role include:

  • Oversee the recording of all financial transactions in the Foundation’s books and records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles for not-for-profit including accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash management, fixed assets, general ledger, fund accounts.
  • Oversee compliance with annual provincial and federal tax remittances and returns, and other statutory reports as needed.
  • Assist with the month end reporting cycle
  • Track commitments and oversee the disbursement process
  • Balance sheet reconciliations including bank reconciliations
  • Monthly accruals
  • Excel spreadsheet work
  • Preparation of working papers and assisting external auditors with the year-end financial audit
  • Oversee tax receipting policies and procedures that comply with CRA policies
  • Ad-hoc projects and assignments as required

If you are a driven hands-on accountant, with experience assisting with the month end reporting cycle, we need to hear from you!



  • Actively working towards a designation or are qualified by experience or have an accounting designation
  • Experience working for a NPO (not for profit organization)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Intermediate to advanced level MS Excel skills including the use of Pivot tables and VLOOKUP’s
  • Experience with the month end responsibilities including balance sheet reconciliations
  • Experience preparing working papers and assisting external auditors with the year financial audit is also an asset


If interested, please send your MS Word resume directly to address indicated. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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