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Closer to Home Community Services

Financial Controller



Company Information

Closer to Home Community Services (CTH) is a Calgary and Airdrie based not-for-profit agency that delivers a variety of services designed to meet the needs of vulnerable children and their families. Be a part of an innovative team that envisions:

  • A future where every child will belong to a family and feel valued and secure
  • All families can care for their children and contribute meaningfully in their community
  • A broad array of strength-based and family-centered services that teach, coach and support families to create new possibilities and achieve better futures together

Job Description

About the Position:  This flexible 0.75 FTE Senior Management position reports to the Executive Team and provides both operational and programmatic support to the organization as it relates to contract revenues, budget management, and the supervision of accounting and payroll staff. The Financial Controller is responsible for producing monthly financials, program reports monitoring cash flow, donation income and property assets. This position is directly engaged in the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting, budget development, cost benefit analysis, cash flow projections and auditing activities for the organization including annual budgets and quarterly highlights to the Board of Directors.  The Financial Controller ensures proper adherence of all accounting systems and functions, as well as the development of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.  The Financial Controller will liaise and manage all vendors and contracts associated with the organization’s business.

About You:  You are a proven leader with the ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality. You have excellent problem-solving abilities and are highly organized, allowing you to effectively manage multiple priorities at one time. You possess exceptional communication skills, are competent in working in a team setting and can develop your staff professionally. You demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness and are results-oriented. In addition, you are passionate about the principles and philosophy of Closer to Home and believe strongly in the mission and vision of the organization.

A Degree in Accounting (CA, CMA or equivalent) is required. The successful candidate must have previous experience as a Financial Controller or equivalent, coupled with a good understanding of the not for profit sector. Experience in a senior financial management role is an asset. In addition, the candidate should have considerable expertise in use of accounting software programs, preferably in Adagio accounting and payroll systems. A Police Information Check and a Child Intervention Record Check must be completed upon hire. Compensation is based on the candidate’s experience, knowledge and education.

Required Competencies:  All positions at Closer to Home Community Services require (5) competencies: Instills Trust, Consumer Focus, Communicates Effectively, Situational Adaptability and Ensures Accountability.

Interested applicants are asked to submit their cover letter and resume to:
Closing Date: Until suitable candidate is found

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information on our organization, please visit our website at www.closertohome.com.

Contact Information

Closer to Home Community Services
Not-for-profit and Charitable Organizations
403-543-0550 Ext 236
Posting Date: 28-Aug-2017Not-for-profit and Charitable OrganizationsAccounting and Finance Permanent, Part-Time Open 1 ASAP
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