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Website Children's Mental Health Services

Serving children, youth and families in HPE

Position:     Director of Finance & Corporate Services

Location:    Belleville

Status:         Regular Full-Time – 35 hours/week, Monday to Friday

Salary:         Up to $115,000


Children’s Mental Health Services (CMHS) is a publicly funded charitable organization in the City of Belleville which provides a spectrum of innovative and evidence-based, mental health services.  We provide live-In and community-based services including in–home programs to children, youth, and families within the community.

CMHS is seeking a qualified Director of Finance & Corporate Services for our Belleville office, with senior management responsibility for financial management and operations.

What we Offer

  • Signing bonus
  • Competitive salary, inclusive of a group RSP or TFSA plan
  • Comprehensive group benefits plan inclusive of vision, dental and disability coverage
  • Generous paid time off entitlements
  • Hybrid work opportunities
  • Onsite parking, casual dress, and a fantastic team of co-workers

Position Summary

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Finance & Corporate Services focuses on ensuring CMHS maintains efficient and effective financial and operating systems and processes, high service levels and accountability across its core business functions, while continuously seeking to improve resource utilization. The incumbent has senior managerial responsibility for financial management, and operations. The incumbent is a key member of the Senior Management team, providing support and ensuring effective operation of CMHS activities to achieve overall goals.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the work of the finance function to ensure compliance with regulatory and funders requirements; efficient and effective management of the finance function; accuracy and reliability of financial information; and the overall management of CMHS’ funding and expenditure.
  • Provide support to the CEO in the area of forward work planning, strategic financial management, budgetary analysis, and reporting.
  • Ensure all audits and statutory compliance are carried out on time, in line with Treasury Board regulations and compliance requirements. Prepare compliance reports for the Board and the CEO as required.
  • Set up and continue to improve effective management accounting systems and processes.
  • In cooperation with the CEO and grantees, as required, oversee the preparation of budgets and financial reports for submission to granting agencies.
  • Establishes and maintains budget/cost management for (IT)
  • Oversees the security of facilities and employees.
  • Undertake the management of CMHS assets and securities, including tracking investment performance and providing financial statement analysis to the Board and the CEO.
  • Oversee the administration of all donations including keeping accurate records on donations provision of charitable receipts and donations reporting.
  • ·Other related duties as assigned.

Experience/Skills and other Requirements

  • University degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance and a CPA designation is required.
  • At least five (5) years of related experience.
  • Strong accounting, financial management, investment, and financial analysis skills and knowledge.
  • An understanding of the not-for-profit sector, including donor relations and management.
  • Strong working knowledge of audit and compliance.
  • Ability to create, manage, interpret, and present financial analysis, forecasting and resource management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel; familiarity with Quick Books accounting software desirable.
  • Background in strategy and business planning with the proven ability to develop and manage business plans, processes, and controls to enhance efficiencies and mitigate risk.
  • Strong managerial and leadership skills with the ability to manage projects as required.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and function effectively within and outside the office in a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure to complete multiple tasks, meet demands and deadlines with a positive, constructive attitude.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters and respond as required.

Children’s Mental Health Services values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply and are committed to providing accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If contacted regarding this position, please advise Human Resources of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

While we thank all applicants, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.          

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