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Finance Manager

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grand Erie, Halton and Hamilton

Big Brothers Big Sisters, serving Grand Erie, Halton and Hamilton is part of a National Federation comprised of 90+ Member Agencies servicing more than 1,100 communities across the Country.
Vision: All young people realize their full potential
Mission: Enable life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people

The Agency is looking for an open minded, self directed and process-oriented individual to join as the Finance Manager to assist with the overall growth of the Agency. 

The successful candidate will work closely with and report to the Executive Director, interpreting and reporting on information analysis to drive informed business decisions.  

This is a great opportunity to step into a strategic role and advise the management team on financial decisions, while working for a cause driven Organization! 

Compensation: Starting at $60,000 to $65,000, depending on experience. Health and Dental Benefits & RRSP Program.
Job Type: Permanent, Full time, Hybrid Work – willingness to travel to the Hamilton office when needed. The opportunity to work 4 days per week is available. 

Key Responsibilities:


  • Interpret financial data and trends to identify areas for cost reductions and operational improvements.
  • Act as an officer for all accounts and signing officer for contracts as required.
  • Control all investments, under the direction of the Executor Director. 
  • Prepare and distribute all government filings.
  • Oversee grant budgets, financial reports (monthly statements, year-end and cash flow) and track all application due dates, reporting dates, contacts, recipient program and commitments to funders.
  • Coordinate reconciliation of accounting and Tax receipt records.
  • Work closely with the Bookkeeper to prepare for Audits and Agency integrations.
  • Attend Management meetings, preparing and presenting reports as required. 
  • Safely maintain financial records.


HR Administration:

  • Help foster engagement and wellbeing in the Organization.
  • Oversee preparation of payroll submissions in conjunction with the Bookkeeper.
  • Administer and negotiate annual renewal for Insurance and Group Benefits program.
  • Support the Executor Director and Service Delivery Managers in oversight of the day-to-day HR functions of the organization
  • New hire onboarding and act as a liaison with our outsourced HR team.
  • Health and Safety tracking/reporting/investigating as required.


Ideal Candidate has the Following Skills and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting, Commerce of Business Management/Administration.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years experience in financial management preferred.
  • Experience in the non-profit sector is an asset.
  • Leadership competencies and ability to make complicated financial decisions around investments. 
  • Ability to have open conversations at the management level.
  • Strong knowledge of Quickbooks Online.
  • Focused, self directed and detail and process oriented. 
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to comfortably interact with a variety of people.
  • Desire to work for an inclusive employer.
  • Previous experience with non-profit governance such as articles/letters of patent, ONCA compliance and experience with merging and/or closing of non-profits is a strong asset but definitely not required.


In order to apply, please send your resume to before February 17th, 2023.