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Sr. Manager – Finance Projects and Decision Support

Mississauga Ontario, Canada

Jun 14, 2023    Permanent


Job Description

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES: ○ Identify and address finance process issues. Work with the finance team to proactively address issues, which will create an improved stakeholder experience (Donors, ministry partners), specifically in the areas of: -> Reporting & Data Integrity - Ensure accuracy. -> Accounting Processes - Improved timeliness and consistency, by proactively addressing processing issues, which negatively impact the Bank Rec and Reporting processes. -> Integral part of General Ledger upgrade project ○ Ministry Partnership -> Develop analysis to understand all drivers of revenue and expense of each department of PAOC and partner with the Head of Finance to establish and recommend effective strategies to ensure the financial well-being of the organization. -> Develop analysis to support recommendations on the deployment of capital, new initiatives, cost-reduction efficiencies, joint venture opportunities, and strategies for maximizing the efficient and effective operation of the organization. ○ Oversee the Receipting team, to assist with problem resolution and review processes to ensure donations and contributions are completed in a timely manner. DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES: ○ Finance Projects (50%) -> Work alongside the Head of Finance & Sr. Manager – Financial Reporting to address current process and systems issues. ▪ Month-end Processing – Create reporting cycle that is consistent each month and timely. ▪ Reporting – Data Integrity – Work with other accounting staff, to review in detail and proactively address data integrity issues. ▪ Process Improvement – Focus on creating margin to alleviate organizational stress. ○ Decision Support (40%) -> Be a proactive ministry partner to align the financial process to the ministry objectives. ▪ Analyze ministry drivers of revenue and expense of each department of PAOC, to ensure optimization of financial resources. ▪ Play a supporting role in the annual financial planning process, to align the ministry drivers to the annual plan. ▪ Work alongside the Head of Finance on various projects ○ Team Management (10%) – Oversee the Receipt Team, and work with the Receipting Manager to ensure team and individual goals are met.

Required Skills

- Proven ability to manage with imperfect information and navigate complex processes - Strong inter-personal skills, with a proven ability to work with both financial and non-financial individuals with various areas of specialty (Ministry, Communications, IT, Development, HR, and Executive Management) - Strong communication skills in various forms (face to face & virtual communication, ability to develop financial analysis which provides understanding of the underlying issue, ability to develop and make presentations which communicate issues and solutions) - Results and resolution focused - Proven ability to find a solution to complex issues. - Proven ability to manage projects. - Proven ability to manage staff.

Education Required

- Business degree & Accounting Designation / MBA As an employer, we are a special interest organization that serves people of a specific religious community. Therefore, a strong commitment to Christian faith and service is required. The PAOC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Experience Required

- +5 years of Financial Planning and Analysis / Decision Support experience - Previous experience with a non-profit or faith-based charity an asset


Sharon Morgan
The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada

Mississauga Ontario
L5N 5Z6

Ministry Type

International Office