Financial Controller

COV00017372 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

This is a maternity leave coverage temporary position. Other employment opportunities considered upon successful completion of temporary contract. In keeping with Covenant Health’s Mission and Values, the Financial Controller is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the accounting functions for Covenant Health.


These accounting functions include general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll accounting, capital assets, trust accounts and treasury. The Financial Controller is responsible for the oversight of the accurate production of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial information. The incumbent manages all aspects of the external audit functions and is responsible for the development and maintenance of finance and accounting internal controls, policies and procedures. This position provides functional direction, guidance, and training to the Manager, Accounts Receivable; Manager, Accounts Payable; Manager, General Ledger and Manager, Treasury and Capital Assets.

  • Classification: Controller
  • Department: Financial Ops Admin CORP
  • Primary Location: SE Campus
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 23-OCT-2020
  • Date Available: 02-NOV-2020
  • Temporary End Date: 30-NOV-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Salary: Covenant Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Formal Education: Bachelor of Commerce Degree required. Recognized accounting designation (CPA). Experience: Minimum five years of work experience in the accounting field, including two years in a management or supervisory role required. Experience in health-care industry desired. Demonstrated experience and proficiency in applying accounting principles and coordinating accounting functions required. Strong understanding of Not-for-Profit accounting is required. Special Knowledge/Skills: Ability to coordinate the activities of the Finance Department required to complete the accounting cycle (input and reporting) while ensuring the day to day processing of information continues. Knowledge of internal and external reporting requirements. Knowledge, interpretation and application of CPA Canada Handbook. Thorough working knowledge of computer software applications including Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) required. Able to analyze, interpret and provide advice to internal and external parties with highest level of professionalism and confidentiality. Knowledge of the year-end audit process. Excellent verbal/written communication. Able to distinguish independent decisions from decisions that should be referred upwards.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

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