90-Administration - Manager

Windsor, ON, Canada Req #75
Friday, October 8, 2021


Manager, Accounting & Financial Reporting
Non-Union - Up to 1 Year Contract

Overall Job Responsibility:

The Manager of Finance is responsible for the operations and oversight of the finance function (including payroll). In addition the Manager of Finance is responsible for ensuring the Health Unit’s compliance with the following:

  • Canadian public sector accounting standards for local governments established by the Public Sector Accounting Board of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada;
  • Canada Revenue Agency;
  • Collective Bargaining Agreements;
  • Guidelines as prescribed by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services

The Manager of Finance provides support to programs in the provision of services to the community of Windsor and Essex County.


Key areas of Responsibility:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the Finance department to ensure timely and effective completion of: budget development; preparation of financial statements; quarterly reports; cash flows; audit; annual settlement; reconciliations; payroll; procurement; accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Ensures that finance staff record financial transactions in manner consistent with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Develops annual operational plans for the Finance department in accordance in support of the Health Unit’s mission, vision and values.
  • Define and implement Finance policies and procedures and best practices.
  • The Manager leads a team of staff, guiding and inspiring a dedicated workforce in the efficient delivery of public health services, and shapes a workplace culture founded on trust and transparency.

Position Qualifications:

Education, training, & experience

  • Must have a University degree (or equivalent) in business administration, accounting or related discipline.
  • Must be a member in good standing with a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA; CPA, CMA; CPA, CGA).
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of managerial experience in similar industry and working with unionized professional and paraprofessional staff.

Other Requirements:

  • Demonstrate experience in managing a diverse group of unionized professional and paraprofessional staff
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Public Health and various related Acts/codes/standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, versatile, and/or tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency with current computer applications (Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Internet, Outlook)
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s Licence, access to a reliable motor vehicle during working hours, as well as 2 million dollars in liability insurance
  • Satisfactory criminal reference check.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.

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  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Windsor, ON, Canada