Finance Manager - Barrie and Community FHT (Barrie)

The Barrie & Community Family Health Team (BCFHT) is one of the largest family health teams in Ontario. We are comprised of Physicians, Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Dietitians, Pharmacists, Diabetes and Respiratory Educators, Mental Health Counsellors, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist and an Administrative team.  Our Team is focused on improving access to comprehensive, patient-centered, team-based primary health care, which supports self management, emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention, and enhances the management of individuals with chronic diseases through programs that are well linked with other local and community services. The BCFHT is increasingly evolving into a more sophisticated and established organization and requires a Finance Manager that has the leadership strengths and vision to assist the organization in realizing its potential.  We are currently searching for a:

Finance Manager Full Time    37.5 hours per week

Position Description The Finance Manager reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for all financial and accounting functions in the organization including accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, reporting and compliance. The incumbent works closely with the Executive Director, the HR Manager and the Leadership Team and provides financial guidance, input and direction.  The right candidate will enhance and evolve the capabilities of the Finance department to create a highly functioning team. Main Responsibilities (include but are not limited to)
  • Develops and implements financial processes, policies and procedures that align with the overall strategic direction of the BCFHT
  • Maintains financial records on a daily/monthly/quarterly/annual basis including; general ledger transactions, accounts payable and receivable, payroll entries and reconciliations, ensuring compliance with industry legislation and GAAP and regulatory guidelines
  • Monitors cash flow statements and predicts future trends, advises Executive Director
  • Liaises with MOHLTC Representative for reporting, guidance, queries, when required
  • Ensures regular financial reports are prepared and distributed to MOHLTC, Board of Directors, Finance Committee and other organizations in an accurate and timely manner
  • Prepares all documentation required for year-end audit and liaises with auditor as needed
  • Maintains appropriate internal controls for fixed assets, purchases, expense claims, petty cash and banking
  • Coordinates and submits requests to the MOHLTC regarding BCFHT space, equipment and technology, when required
  • Coordinates agreements and purchases with BCFHT physicians upon recruitment of Nurse Practitioners within the Physician practices
  • Participates as a member of the Leadership Team and Finance Committee and attends meeting, provides updates or reports when required
Education, Skills and Requirements
  • A University degree in Finance or Accounting or a minimum of 5-7 years related work experience in a non-profit organization or health care environment
  • Completion of a CGA designation (preferred) or in progress
  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Proven excellent financial analysis and reporting skills with an eye for detail
  • Experience with Great Plains Dynamic (preferred)
  • Experience leading and administering payroll (Payworks preferred)
  • Demonstrated communication skills and problem solving abilities
  • Able to effectively supervise, manage and develop Finance team members
Additional Job Requirements
  • Must adhere to all BCFHT Policies and Procedures including OH&S Policies, WHMIS
  • Must have a reliable vehicle with current insurance and be able to travel within the community
  • May be required to attend meetings before or after regular working hours
The BCFHT strives to be an employer of choice.  We offer a competitive compensation package including ongoing learning & development opportunities and a quality work-life balance.  For more information on our Team please visit our website at www.barriefht.ca. How To Apply Qualified applicants can forward their cover letter and resume to careers@bcfht.caThe deadline to apply is Monday, May 25, 2015.   We thank all applicants for their interest in BCFHT, however, only those applicants contacted for an interview will be acknowledged. The Barrie and Community Family Health Team supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with a disability. Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per Freedom of Information (F.O.I.) And Protection of Privacy Act, 1987. The Barrie and Community Family Health Team is committed to improving access and opportunities for individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  If you require a specific accommodation during the application, interview or recruitment stage, please contact our HR Coordinator by phone at 705-725-4701 x 217, by fax at 705-725-4708 or by email at careers@bcfht.ca noting Accessibility Inquiry in the subject line, in order for appropriate accommodations to be made.