Coordinator, Finance

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Nature Conservancy of Canada

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Toronto, Canada

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14 days ago

Job Title: Finance Coordinator – Ontario Region
Location: Remote/Ontario
Position details: Full Time Permanent


Taking care of our environment has never been more important than it is today. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is looking for a Finance Coordinator – Ontario Region, to join a team committed to protecting our most important natural areas and the plants and animals they sustain.


NCC is the nation’s leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, working to protect our most important natural areas and the species they sustain. Since 1962 NCC and its supporters have protected 15 million hectares (more than 35 million acres) of ecologically significant land across Canada. NCC takes a collaborative, science-based approach to achieve conservation success for the sake of nature and Canadians. With a national office in Toronto and seven regional offices across the country, NCC delivers results you can walk on.


Position Summary


Working within NCC’s Ontario Finance department, this position will provide support for the financial management, tracking, analysis and reporting for NCC’s Ontario Region. The Finance Coordinator will also play a supporting role in ensuring that donor and grant related requirements are met, and activities are tracked. The role will require knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, data analysis, grant and program administration from transaction level detail to report summarization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to prepare entries in the format compatible for import into FE accounting system.
  • Prepares accounting records for month-end and quarterly reports.
  • Assist the finance team in the management of accounts payable and receivable.
  • Responsible for providing support to staff in the region in the preparation of financial statements required by donors as well as any financial information as requested.
  • Reviewing employee time sheets to ensure accuracy of funding sources.
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual budget and financial statements.
  • Participate in the standardization of accounting procedures and the improvement of the financial process in the region.
  • Oversee the financial progress of grants and large scale, complex government reporting for various NCC funding needs;
  • Manage the grant budgeting process and gain input from various NCC departments and staff;
  • Manage and monitor donor and project tracking with internal grant identifiers and assigned rates to ensure NCC’s financial systems are accurately and efficiently tracking project performance.
  • Work closely with Ontario and National staff to oversee the coordination of donor audits, ensuring all supporting documents for project expenditures and contracts are available in advance and are in compliance with terms and conditions of donor agreements.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and manager team.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or business administration required;
  • 3-4 years’ experience in accounting
  • Understanding of not-for-profit principles, experience in a not-for-profit organization or knowledge of project accounting is an asset.
  • Advanced skills with MS Excel, Office 365;
  • Knowledge of ADP, Tenrox, Concur (SAP), Blackbaud’s Financial Edge NXT and Raiser’s Edge software advantageous;
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Knowledge of land conservation and natural habitat management an asset.

How to Apply

NCC is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary expectations through our Career Centre by July 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST.

NCC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We value and incorporate diverse traditions, heritage, knowledge and experiences in our mission and in our workplaces. We celebrate the full participation of people from all walks of life as we work towards common goals. We strive for a conservation movement in which equity, diversity and inclusion are the norm. This is our continuous commitment: to promote healthy people, healthy communities and a healthy planet for everyone.

Please note that in-person office attendance, carpooling with co-workers to NCC properties or events, and in-person attendance at any indoor events are currently restricted to staff who are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Accordingly, if you are required to participate in any of these activities as part of your job the expectation is that you must be fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated means you have received two doses of the Pfizer, Astra Zeneca or Moderna vaccine or combination of, and have received the second dose at least two weeks prior to your start date or you have received one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two weeks prior to your start date.