Empower Simcoe
  • 04-Feb-2020 to 18-Feb-2020 (EST)
  • Finance & Operations
  • Barrie, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Would you like to... work with an enthusiastic and committed team; share new and creative ideas?  If so, Empower Simcoe may be just the place for you!

We are one of the largest accredited community living organizations in Ontario providing services through a variety of programs which include; Accommodations Services and Community Support Services in the Barrie and Orillia areas and a variety of programs that support children and families. As an organization we look for individuals who demonstrate initiative, collaboration, resilience and creative problem solving skills.

We are presently accepting resumes for 1 permanent full-time Senior Financial Analyst. This position will be responsible for the preparation of financial reporting for the Board and funders of the Agency, financial analysis, projection and budget preparation. Reporting to the Finance Manager, this position will be responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating financial projects to create efficiencies for the Finance department and across the Agency. This position works up to 37.5 hours per week, with a wage rate of $32.04 per hour.



  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in business, finance, accounting or a related field. A professional accounting designation (CPA, CA/CMA/CGA) or enrolment in the program is an asset;
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience, preferably in a non-profit sector;
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving and decision making skills combined with ethical judgement;
  • Strong leadership and project management skills;
  • Proven ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with other departments and agencies to facilitate continuous development of effective financial supports;
  • Advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Not for Profit Accounting Standards, financial software and Excel;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • A valid class "G" driver's license and own reliable transportation to be used in the course of employment.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Prepare, monitor and review annual budgets in collaboration with department Manager and Directors;
  • Prepare fiscal projections in collaboration with department Managers and Directors;
  • Assist or complete, when required, in the preparation of financial statements for the Board;
  • Maintain the integrity of the financial data by providing guidance and direction to ensure accuracy;
  • Prepare financial analysis, including evaluating proposed operational changes, trends, or significant variances to assess financial implications and provide consultation and advice to Managers and Directors;
  • Research best practices and identify opportunities for the continuous enhancement of financial reliability and reporting;
  • Assist in or prime the implementation of new processes and/or systems including testing, developing work plans, completing process documentation and evaluating outcomes;
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with other Agency programs and departments to facilitate continuous development of effective financial supports;
  • Review and approve the work of the financial services assistants prior to posting and/or uploading to financial systems
  • Ensuring accuracy and compliance with legislated accounting standards, collective agreements, agency policies and standards of practices; Provide backup for Finance Manager and other financial duties as required.



  • Salary grid: Grade 17 ($62,478 to $72,248)
  • Participation in group RRSP with employer matching of up to 5% of earnings
  • Comprehensive extended health and dental benefits
  • Paid personal leave and sick time
  • Support for continuing education


Empower Simcoe is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace. If you have the qualifications, attributes and skills we are seeking we would like you to join our team of dedicated employees.  

Empower Simcoe is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this position, please advise the Agency's representative of your need for accommodation measures to be taken in order that you may be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.


Submit application by: 

External 4:00 p.m. February 18th, 2020


Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have any issues with the application process, please contact Human Resources at 705-726-9082 ext 2255.

We thank all those who apply for this position. However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posting #20-07

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