Business Manager - 1 year contract


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Mississauga, ON 


Accounting/Auditing, Administrative, Senior Accounting Positions

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Employment Type:

Full Time, Contract



Job Description: is working with a non-profit organization, located in the West end, providing support for women, Two-Spirit, gender queer, trans, and non-binary folks and their children experiencing any form of violence.

The organization is on a search for a Business Manager. This one-year contract will cover for someone who is on personal leave.

Please note that this role will require going to the office daily, remote work is NOT available.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop and manage the internal financial policies, procedures and systems in conjunction with the Executive Director to ensure effective financial practices that are consistent with relevant legislation
• Prepare and monitor the annual operating budget
• Prepare financial reports to Government funders, foundations and other non-government funders in conjunction with the Executive Director
• Produce monthly/quarterly financial statements and variance reports
• Prepare and coordinate annual finance audit
• Manage agency cash flow and investment portfolio in accordance with funders guidelines
• File annual returns to government departments in compliance with various legislation, including Charity Information Return, EHT Return, WSIB Return, GST/PST Rebate application, Form 1 (Directors & Officers update), etc.
• Liaise with financial institution regarding accounts administration
• Participate on the Board Finance Committee

Human Resources Administration
• Develop and monitor HR policies and systems, offering support and guidance as required (Performance Management, Recruitment, Orientation, Training & Development, Attendance Management, Employee/Labour Relations, Health & Safety, Compensation)
• Ensure effective tracking, recordkeeping and reporting of employee data
• Prepare new employee contract letters and monitor probationary requirements
• Manage the benefit plan including group insurance and RRSP
Revised May 2021
• Offer support and guidance to Managers and Supervisors in the implementation of HR systems
• Participate as required in recruitment activities and staff planning
• Track HR outcomes/metrics and report periodically to the management team (overtime, turnover, absenteeism,
recruitment, training, grievances etc.)
• Represent the agency during union negotiations and in ongoing union/management relations
• Participate on the Labour Management Committee
• Research and conduct comparative analysis on salaries and employee entitlements as required, and recommend
changes to compensation structure and strategy
• Monitor compliance with Occupational Health and Safety legislation and serve as a certified management cochair
of the JHSC as needed
• Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation (ESA, Human Rights, Pay Equity etc.)
• Coordinate maintenance and ongoing improvement of job descriptions
• Coordinate the recruitment, orientation and training of department staff and volunteers
• Supervise staff and volunteers as needed, providing on going guidance, support and feedback
• Evaluate performance of staff according to agency policies and discipline staff as required

• Ensure all facilities and equipment are effectively maintained and upgraded as required
• Manage the insurance coverage for the agency’s property, business liabilities and Board liabilities
• Research and negotiate major service contracts and purchases
• Develop policies, procedures and systems related to administration and technology
• Ensure that all information systems are adequate and resolve issues as they arise
• Ensure appropriate back-up of agency data

External Relations
• Attend Funders meetings as required
• Manage relations with suppliers

Management Team Support
• Assist with other duties as required, from time to time, aiding with the efficient operation of the organization
• Attend regular management meetings and collaborates on organizational initiatives as a member of the
management team
• Participate in Staff Training Days, AGM and Internal off site events
• Back up Emergency On- Call duties on a rotational basis

Job Requirements:

• Related University Degree such as Business Degree in Non-Profit Management, or equivalent experience
• Extensive financial management experience, preferably with non-profits
• Experience managing in a unionized environment
• Strong management and supervisory skills
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to provide information concisely and effectively to any audience
or supporter.
• A commitment to working in a social service/social justice organization and within a feminist, anti-racism and
anti-oppression, harm reduction and disability justice framework.
• Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and SAGE accounting software
• A valid driver’s license is required.
• CPA designation is an asset.

To apply, send your resume to
Company Info Recruitment Division 6645 Kitimat Road, Unit 27
Mississauga, ON, Canada

Phone: 905-812-5627
Web Site:

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