Finance Supervisor Full Time

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • January 21, 2022
  • Salary/Pay: $52,951.44 annually

Website Beendigen
103-100 Anemki Drive Fort William First Nations, Ontario

Beenidgen is seeking a driven and dedicated Finance Supervisor to join our team in a non-profit organization providing support and supervision while overseeing the collection and analysis of financial information for the organization. We provide great work/ life balance and offer an attractive salary, great benefits package, RRSP/TFSA Match Program, professional development opportunities and much more!



Position Title: Finance Supervisor Permanent Full Time
Hours of work: Flexible (35 hours per week)
Salary Start: $52,951.44 annually
Competition Number: FS-01-05

Position Summary

Responsible for supervising the financial functions of the organization and assist the Executive Director with reporting requirements and funding proposals.

Key Responsibilities/Duties

To ensure timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and maintains accurate financial records and control reports

To ensure government financial filings are completed accurately and filed on a timely basis

To complete Monthly Workplan task in a correct and timely manner

To provide assistance to Executive Director for the completion of proposals and other requests

To review processed invoices for accuracy and correct allocations

To process EFT and bank transfer payments through on-line banking for approval

To supervise daily transactions, including accounts payable/receivable, payroll, general ledger, and bank reconciliations

To prepare for and participate in all audits

To prepare financial statements, budget reports and forecast reports

To supervise month-end and year-end closing

To monitor the daily performance of the finance department

To organize financial data into useable information and maintain updated records

To track the progress of financial and accounting objectives

To assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly accounting reports.

To analyze financial statements to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting legislation

To identify potential cash flow problems and financial irregularities

To liaise with department heads to ensure that each department remains within budget

To perform reconciliations of all general ledger accounts

To ensure effective arrears management, in conjunction with the Housing Coordinator

To supervise and provide overall guidance to finance department staff

To provide regular updates to management regarding company finances

Other Duties

To work from a holistic perspective, utilizing the teachings of the medicine wheel and Seven Grandfather Teachings.

To take personal responsibility to increase sensitivity, awareness and implementation of Beendigen’s cultural teachings and organizational practices in both professional conduct and work-related deliverables.

As Privacy Officer, manage all confidential handling of client and employee information as dictated by Privacy Legislation.

To attend Finance, Housing and other required Committee meetings.

To attend to priority housing issues on behalf of the Housing Coordinator when absent.

To constructively participate in staff meetings, seminars and training sessions as required.

To adhere to all policies and procedures as approved by the Board of Directors.

To perform other duties related to the position, as may be assigned by the Executive Director.

To ensure Health and Safety compliance in the workplace by following policies, procedures and best practices and reporting any unsafe environments.

To participate in the on-call rotation.

To attend workshops, seminars and training pertaining to agency’s mandate.

To be prepared to work in conjunction with the philosophy and mandate of the Organization.

To preserve confidentiality of all residents, clients, staff, students, volunteers and agency information.

To represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times.

Any other duties as requested by the Executive Director, commensurate with role.

The above statements are the general functions of the position and should not be interpreted as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may pertain to the job.

Key Performance Indicators

That membership of the Staff Team contributes to the implementation of the organization’s strategic plan.

Personal responsibility has been taken to increase sensitivity and awareness of the organization’s Anishinabe Health and Wellness Framework.

Accounting and payroll activities processed correctly and in a timely manner.

Established operational procedures for each task.

Enhanced skill level through training, learning and development.

Relationship of Indicators to Performance Development and Review Plan

This position description operates in conjunction with and forms part of the annual review/appraisal and career development process. An initial review will take place during the probationary period with the Executive Director and then annually with the Executive Director.

Key Selection Criteria

Accounting Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 3 years of experience.

Proven work experience as an Accounting or Finance Supervisor.

Strong computer skills, MS Excel in particular (managing spreadsheets, creating charts and using advanced formulas).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

A solid understanding of accounting principles and practices.

Superior analytical thinking.

Excellent organizational and sound public relations skills with the ability to communicate effectively.

Possess excellent computer skills and proficient in Simply Accounting and Microsoft Office.

Must be capable of performing office duties such as filing, bank reconciliations, formatting and composing letters, operating various office equipment, photocopier, fax machine, etc.

Proven customer service skills.

Ability to exercise sound, independent judgement and discretion in carrying out the requirements of the job.

Knowledge of filing systems and capable of maintaining financial records.

Ability to enter data accurately and expeditiously.

Proven ability to work with minimum supervision, prioritize and meet deadlines under own initiative.


Experience in a unionized environment.

Certified Payroll Administrator.

Experience working for a non-profit organization.

Experience working in an Indigenous organization.

Ability to speak Ojibway, Oji-Cree or Cree.

Working Conditions

Finance Supervisor usually works in an office environment, but the mission of the organization may sometimes take them to non-standard workplaces.

Finance Supervisor works a normal week; Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, but additionally will work evening, weekends, and overtime hours to accommodate activities such as representing the organization at meetings, conferences, workshops and public events.

Additional Information

The Finance Supervisor is based at Anemki Drive; however, all employees may be required to work across other sites from time to time.

Ontario Health and Safety (OH&S) All employees are required to carry out their duties in a manner that does not adversely affect their own health and safety and that of others by reporting all potential hazards; and all incidents and injuries; as well as co-operating with any measures introduced in the workplace to improve OH&S.

Employment is subject to:

  • Must have a valid Class “G” Driver’s license, use of an automobile with appropriate insurance coverage
  • Must provide a successful Police Criminal Records Check (PCRC)
  • Must sign an Oath of Confidentiality.
  • Must have First Aid & CPR/AED Level C Certification

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit application via Beendigen’s website at or to submit an updated resume and cover letter with competition number FS-01-05 in the subject line to hr email by 4:00pm, January 21, 2021.

Beendigen Anishinabe Women’s Crisis Home and Family Healing Agency welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  Only those contacted will be interviewed.

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