Careers at CCNM

Finance Manager

We are currently looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and experienced Finance Manager to provide financial and managerial support in the Finance department and support the College at large in: Account Maintenance, Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and General Ledger accounting. This position will oversee and manage staff in the Accounts Payable area, as well as manage the month end and year-end processes, including approvals of journal entries, refunds, and other financial materials requiring oversight and approval.
Note the successful candidate can work out of either our Boucher Campus, New Westminster British Columbia or the Toronto, Ontario Campus.
DUTIES:
  • Audits all invoices prepared by Accounts Payable to check for accuracy (accounts, amounts, adequate information on posting, tax calculations and correcting for capital and prepaid items).
  • Guides the team and/or performs more complex reconciliations of vendor accounts and the payable ledger to subledger.
  • Reviews processes and procedures to find opportunities for improvement in the accounts payable department.
  • Verifies and posts weekly cash deposits.
  • Approves all daily journals recording banking activity.
  • Lead the team during audit to help coordinate timely submission of working papers and assists where required to meet deadlines, maintaining a high standard of accuracy, completeness and organization.
  • Provides daily supervision to accounts payable staff and co-op students.
  • Monitors the quality of service provided by department especially in the following areas: communication, customer service and completeness of work.
  • Works with various business areas on projects to put new systems, upgrades or improvement in place to advance the business.
  • Assists Controller in the budgeting process where required.
Available: ASAP
At CCNM, we take pride in our flexible work policy, where our employees have the opportunity to work both remotely and on-site. Each employee’s flexible work schedule will be determined by the Manager and is based on the department’s operational needs.

Qualifications
  • CPA designation
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar accounting position preferably in a not-for-profit charitable sector and/or educational institution
  • Flexibility in working hours to accommodate the needs at both campus
  • Experienced with Microsoft Dynamics NAV and other relevant accounting software
  • Advanced Excel skills and solid understanding in other MS Office products
  • Functional knowledge of general ledger, accounts receivable and accounts payable operations in a not-for-profit and/or educational environment
  • Knowledge in finance and accounting procedures and regulations
  • Ability to work under pressure and on tight deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills – able to communicate effectively oral and written to all levels of staff as well as external contacts with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional organizational skills and detail orientation
  • Leadership skills to provide support to direct reports
  • Exemplary customer service skills to deal with a wide variety of internal and external clients
SALARY
The salary for this full-time position starts at $68,000/year dependent on experience.
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), established in 1978, is Canada's premier, pan Canadian academic institution for education and research in naturopathic medicine. CCNM has two campuses, one in Toronto and another in the Metro Vancouver area known as the Boucher Campus. Its graduates are eligible to write the licensing examinations for all regulated jurisdictions in Canada and the United States to become naturopathic doctors.
CCNM welcomes individuals who have demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will partner with us in expanding our EDI capacity. We encourage applications from equity-deserving groups, including Indigenous Peoples, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as women and/or LGBTQ2SIA+.
CCNM is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please advise the Human Resources department if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process. This document can be made available in an alternate format upon request.
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