Corporate Services Manager

Job Summary:

The Corporate Services Manager is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day financial management, accounting, cash management, and purchasing systems and services for this growing organization in order to meet the accountability, reporting, compliance, and legislative requirements necessary to support the operations of SLFNHA and the entities under its management.

The Corporate Services Manager is responsible for preparing financial statements, preparing and managing budgets, designing and maintaining internal controls, reconciling accounts, filing returns, and providing supervisory and training support to the 5+ member clerical team.


  • Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (OHRC, Part II, Special Employment).
  • The ability to perform the requirements of the position on a regular basis.
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, economics, or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in all aspects of corporate accounting and financial management
  • Experience with funding agreements and reporting guidelines associated with agreements.
  • Proficient in the following areas: Not-For-Profit Accounting Standards and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises.
  • Preparation of a wide variety of financial statements, budgets, and reports.
  • Organization, management, and administration of accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, purchase orders, and overall accounting systems.
  • Public health/First Nations health administration and government funding agreements.
  • In-depth working knowledge of computerized accounting programs, specifically Sage Accpac ERP GL/AP/AR/PO/Reporting modules.
  • High-level critical thinking, reasoning, decision-making, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Computer skills, including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheets, word-processing, web-based financial applications, and email at a highly proficient level.
  • Very effective organization skills combined with excellent time management and stress management.
  • Outstanding prioritizing and delegation skills.
  • Effective verbal, listening, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, team building, leadership, and supervisory skills.
  • Strict confidentiality and must be honest, trustworthy, respectful, and flexible with sound work ethics.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Manage the day-to-day accounting operations (i.e., Payroll, Purchasing/Payables/ Payments, Revenue/Receivables/Receipts, General Ledger/Reporting) in order to ensure that SLFNHA’s accounting records are maintained (both the computerized accounting and hard copy records) in an organized, accurate and current manner.       

  • Establish, maintain, document, and monitor all internal controls, workflows, and procedures and support the development/update of financial policies as appropriate.
  • Review and approve accounting transactions prepared by clerks (e.g., Batch reports) for proper distribution and accuracy.
  • Supervise and mentor clerks to ensure effective management of
  • Biweekly payroll and related benefits (~$27,000,000 pa)
  • Purchasing and Payables (~$7,000,000 pa) while ensuring net 30 payment turnaround
  • Funding agreements, revenues and budgets (~$100,000,000 pa)
  • HST Returns, including ITCs and rebates (~$650,000 pa)
  • A balanced and reconciled General Ledger.

Promote a quality management environment and facilitate all audit, compliance, and accountability activities, including government and funder audits.

  • Assist in Preparing annual Not-For-Profit financial statements and supporting working papers.
  • Liaise with the Audit Committee as well as internal and external auditors when required
  • Support the finance staff and program managers in defining, measuring, and improving processes that impact the quality of services or that influence operating efficiency.
  • Provide advice and guidance on accounting and internal control matters.

Provide financial analysis and support planning for the organization as a whole; assist individual managers/programs with same as required.

  • Ensure all activities are properly budgeted; assist with the preparation of budgets and forecasts at a program level as required.
  • Prepare, analyze, and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial and variance reports to senior management and the Board of Directors.
  • Provide strategic analysis to support effective decision-making.
  • Provide direct support to the finance officer in maintaining Sioux Lookout Regional Physician Services in maintaining the general ledger, internal controls, budgeting, and year-end audit.
  • Other related duties as required or assigned.

Closing Date:  Open to Filled

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