Finance Analyst – Jordan’s Principle Developmental Services

Full Time
Sioux Lookout ON
2 weeks
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Finance Analyst is primarily responsible for Jordan’s principle individual equipment purchasing, preparing financial statements, preparing, and managing proposals / budgets, monitoring and reporting developmental pediatrician physician billings, accounts payables, reconciling accounts, filing returns and for generally supporting the accounting processes for SLFNHA in a segregated internal control environment.

The Finance Analyst (Jordan’s Principle) is directly accountable to the Director of Developmental Services and the Finance Lead.

Location: This position is located in Sioux Lookout, however, flexibility will be considered for remote/on-line home-based office (at this time) for applicants living in communities easily accessible to the Sioux Lookout office.  E.g., Dryden/Kenora and surrounding areas.

The salary for this position is $55, 966 to $68, 137 /per year based upon 1, 820 hours per year.

Who can apply:

Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (s.16 (1)CHRA)


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related discipline preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years combined experience in accounting and finance.
  • Previous experience strongly desired in financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have completed their CPA (CA /CGA/ CMA) designation or at an advanced level.
  • Proficient in the following areas; generally accepted accounting principles and fund accounting for not-for-profit sector.
  • Experience in preparation of financial statements, budgets, detailed billings, and reports
  • Working with Public health/First Nations health administration and government funding agreements preferred.
  • In depth working knowledge of computerized accounting programs, specifically Sage 300 ERP GL/AP/AR/PO/Reporting modules.
  • High level of 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, spreadsheet, word-processing, web-based financial applications and email at a highly proficient level. Pivot, VLookUp and Macros experience preferred.
  • Effective organization skills combined with excellent time and stress management.
  • Excellent prioritizing and workflow / delegation skills
  • Effective verbal, listening, presentation and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality and must be honest, trustworthy, respectful, and flexible with sound work ethics. The incumbent must further possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.


  1. Within the framework of the Management Agreement, oversee the day-to-day accounting operations to ensure that SLFNHA’s records are maintained (both the computerized accounting and hard copy records) in an organized, accurate and timely manner.
    • Maintain the General Ledger and Financial Reporter
    • Prepare, code ,review, or approve accounting transactions (e.g., Batch reports) for proper distributions and accuracy.
      • Purchasing and Payables, while ensuring net30 payment (excluding physicians).
      • Funding agreements, revenues, and budgets, including timely collection of same
      • Proper record keeping for HST rebates; prepare and file monthly / quarterly HST rebate returns in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Maintain all government remittances and corporate compliance reporting.
    • Maintain properly organized financial and corporate governance files.
  2. Monitor and manage cash flow and banking agreements to ensure working capital is sufficient to meet operational obligations.
    • Monitor current account and all other bank activity daily.
    • Review, code, reconcile and adjust monthly physician billings on a timely basis.
      • Working in conjunction with the Developmental Pediatrician and the Director of Developmental services , maintain accurate and detailed invoice submissions for MOH and for internal Accounts Receivable processing, pertaining to Jordan’s principle.
      • Review and approve physician contracted service payments for submission to Accounts Payable for processing
    • Prepare bank  reconciliations and credit card purchases.
    • Prepare, reconcile, and monitor aged payables and receivables activity.
  3. Make all individual equipment purchases for Jordan’s principle following established workflow utilizing credit card and purchases requisitions. Create vendor arrangements where possible. 
  4. Promote a quality management environment and facilitate audit, compliance and accountability activities including government and funder audits while ensuring that obligations under the Management Agreement., by-laws, policies and procedures are met.
    • Establish, maintain, document, and monitor all internal controls, workflows and procedures; support the development/update of financial policies.
    • Liaise with the Finance / Audit committee as well as internal and external auditors.
    • 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 recommendations on accounting and internal control matters.
  5. Provide financial analysis and reporting.
    • Prepare, analyze, and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial and variance reports to the Developmental Services Director
    • Prepare schedules and reports for funders and assist in preparing work plan .
    • Ensure all activities are properly budgeted; assist with the preparation of budgets and forecasts at a program level as required.
    • Provide strategic analysis as needed to support effective decision making.
  6. Other duties as required or assigned ( either by direct or indirect supervisor).
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