Finance Officer

Deadline: Posting Has Expired
Location: Sioux Lookout, ONCommitment: Full Time

The Finance Officer is primarily responsible for preparing financial statements, preparing and managing budgets, reconciling accounts, filing returns, researching emerging issues and for generally supporting the accounting processes for SLFNHA in a segregated internal control environment.


  • Degree or diploma in business administration, commerce, finance, accounting or any other related discipline 
  • Understanding of the Canadian generrally accepted accounting principles 
  • Understanding of the process need to set depart budgets and reporting 
  • Working knowledge of  Sage 300 is considered an asset 
  • The incumbent must further possess cultural awareness and sensitivity 
  • Minumum 2 years' experience in accounting 
  • Experience in working with accounting software such as Sage 300 
  • Extensive experience wroking with Microsoft Office applications, including advanced Excel 
  • Experince in the coordination of the budget and financial forecast process considered an asset 
  • Experience in coordinating and preparing timely monthly financial statements 
  • A proven ability to provide analysis and recommendations for senior management 


Within the frame work of the Management Agreement, oversee the day-to-day accounting operations to ensure that SLFNHA’s records are maintained in an organized, accurate and timely manner.

  • Reviews General Ledger on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of transactions posted to departments
  • Prepare Journal Entries
  • Work with the Director of Finance and program directors to set annual budgets, forecasts and provide monthly reporting against the set budgets
  • Provide guidance to employees inputting financial transactions, as required
  • Reviews funding agreements, revenues and budgets
  • Proper recordkeeping for HST rebates; prepare and file semi-annual HST rebate returns
  • Monitor and manage cash flow and banking agreements to ensure SLFNHA’s working capital is sufficient to meet operational obligations
  • Monitor current account and all other bank activity on a daily basis
  • Working in conjunction with the Physician Contracts Supervisor, maintain accurate and detailed invoiced submissions for Ministry of Health (MOH) and for internal Accounts Receivable processing
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Prepare, reconcile and monitor aged payables and receivables activity
  • Prepare, analyze and present monthly, quarterly and annual financial and variance reports to the Director of Finance
  • Provide strategic analysis as needed to support effective decision making
  • Prepare for annual audit  and assist with auditors