Finance – Accounting Manager

Submitted on Thursday, 07/04/2024 - 5:50 pm

Hull Services has an organizational commitment to pursuing truth and reconciliation, decolonization and anti-oppression.

About Us:

Hull Services has long had a reputation for providing leading edge child, youth, and family mental health services. We work with children, youth and families who have experienced mental health struggles, behavioural problems, developmental delay, neglect, abuse and trauma. Hull offers them an opportunity to seek well-being and happiness, with a focus on mental health. Hull’s vision is for resilient young people and families to thrive within communities that support their mental health and well-being. Hull’s programs and services include prevention and early intervention, family-based treatment, school-based services, community group care, campus-based care, adult services and education and training. Located in Calgary, we have been serving Alberta’s young people and families for 60 years, and support over 8,000 young people and families each year.

For more information about Hull Services, please visit our website: www.hullservices.ca

The Position:

We are looking for a full time Accounting Manager.

Reporting to the Controller, the Accounting Manager plays a vital role in supporting financial management, helping prepare financial statements, and assisting in formulating internal controls. This role ensures the maintenance of accurate and complete financial transactions and accounting records. It, provides leadership to the accounting team, leads project-based initiatives, and collaborates with the programs and other departments to support Hull Services’ mission and vision.

The schedule for this position is Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Financial Management

  • Oversees day-to-day financial operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, inventories, and general ledger functions.
  • Assists in month end closing processes, preparation and disbursement of monthly program financial reports.
  • Provides program-specific financial information and reports to support program operations and enable proper follow-up.
  • Works closely with the Accounting team for external year end audit including preparation of working papers, account reconciliation, lead sheets, and responses to Auditors’ inquiries.

 Internal Controls and Compliance

  • Assists in implementing and adhering to financial and internal control policies, procedures and systems to improve the overall effectiveness.
  • Ensures financial records are maintained in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and government regulations.

Team Leadership

  • Leads, mentors, and motivates the Accounting team, and fosters a positive, collaborative, and high-performing work environment.

 Other Duties

  • Performs in special projects as assigned by the Director of Finance and the Controller and ensures proper tracking systems and filing of financial reports with appropriate agencies.
  • Liaises with service providers, such as bank, insurance broker, and investment manager, etc.
  • Maintain a continuous learning mindset and participate in ongoing professional development activities.

 Qualifications and Skills:

  • CPA designation
  • Five years of working experience in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Experience with government contracts and/or Microsoft Dynamics GP is an asset.
  • A strong team player with strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, prioritize, and meet deadlines .
  • High moral and ethical standards.
  • Demonstrated interest, commitment, consistency, and a high level of self-awareness, personal maturity and responsibility.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with team.
  • Self-motivated, positive and ability to take initiative.
  • Cross cultural competence; knowledge of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the recommendations, goals and activities of the commission.
  • Clear Police Information Check (including Vulnerable Sector Check) and Intervention Record Check.
  • A Child Intervention Record Check is required upon commencement of employment

How to Apply:

  • If interested, please direct your cover letter, and resume to careers@hullservices.ca    
  • Please indicate “Your Full Name – Accounting Manager” in the subject line of your email.

This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

No agency inquiries please.

Note: We personally review every application received through careers@hullservices.ca and our team will give your application due consideration. It may take up to two weeks to review all applications. If your qualifications and experience match our requirements we will contact you directly.

 At Hull, one of our core values is Inclusion and we seek to understand people’s lived experience, holding a deep respect for their unique backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities, cultures and identities. It is our desire to humbly build trust and mutual respect with the people we serve who have often been marginalized and oppressed for their differences. To achieve this, Hull seeks open, self-aware individuals who reflect the diversity of those we serve and can help us build a safe, healthy, inclusive culture. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, place of origin, religious beliefs, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, marital status, family status, or sexual orientation.