Manager, Finance (PG H)

Municipal Property Assessment Corporation - Pickering, ON (30+ days ago)

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Do you want to be part of a team helping to strengthen every community across Ontario? Are you interested in seeing the importance of your work firsthand? Do you enjoy managing accounting activities, preparing financial reports and providing support with audits, policy development and process improvements?

Become a Manager, Finance with MPAC

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is made up of a team of experts who understand local communities and assess every property in Ontario. What we do provides the very foundation that municipalities use to base the property taxes needed to pay for the services we use every day. Learn more >

Here’s what you will do as part of the team:
Manage and oversee the general accounting activities of the Corporation, including but not limited to processing financial transactions, maintaining financial records, cash and investment management, fixed asset management, account reconciliation, record retention, policy compliance, preparation of internal and external financial reports and the coordination of year-end accounting and audit processes;

Develop, implement, maintain and ensure compliance with appropriate controls over accounting and financial processes to mitigate financial, reputational, legal, and other business risk;

Review sales agreements to identify the appropriate revenue recognition methods and amounts, and monitor amendments and receivables to identify changes to revenue recognition and potential collection issues;
Coordinate period deadlines, payment cycles, and other transaction schedules with stakeholders and oversee the reconciliation of the general ledger accounts in accordance with the reconciliation schedule;
Respond to requests for financial information and supporting analysis from internal and external stakeholders while maintaining appropriate confidentiality;
Collaborate with the CFO, and the Director, Finance to develop policies, procedures, and strategies for the safeguarding and appropriate use of corporate assets and disposition of corporate liabilities;
Provide recommendations on strategic, tactical, and transactional matters, including process improvements, issue resolution, and project management;
Lead and mentor your team while fostering a creative, collaborative and empowered environment and promoting a customer-oriented service delivery approach;
Provide input to annual Branch operational goals, identify unit operating budget requirements, and identify and develop plans to mitigate variances against budget.

Here’s what you will need to succeed:
Minimum five years in a financial capacity with at least three years in a supervisory capacity;

Completion of Post-Secondary education in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Commerce, or related field;

Completion and maintenance of an Accounting designation (CPA);

Thorough knowledge of Canadian generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for not-for-profit organizations;

Advanced proficiency in the SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite;

Analytical and problem solving skills in a financial context to complete analysis and recommendations;

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to lead and mentor staff.

Nice to have:
Knowledge of SAP;

Supervisory experience in a union environment.

What's in it for you:
Competitive compensation

Great corporate culture

Flexible work

Opportunity for growth

Strong focus on learning, professional accreditation and mentorship

Leading edge technology

Full time MPAC employees also enjoy: competitive benefits package, defined benefits pension plan, three weeks’ vacation to start, parental leave top-up and more.

Requisition # MPAC-126-20-2341879

Job Location Canada-Ontario-Pickering

Job Type Permanent, Full-Time

Salary/Rate $97,317 - $121,646 / year

Contract Duration

Number of Positions 0

Start Date of Employment

Posting Date July 21, 2020

Expiry Date August 04, 2020

Branch Finance

Area of Search Open

Hours of work 36.25 hours per week

Department Corporate and Information Services

Ready to apply?

Apply Online, create your candidate profile and upload your resume and cover letter by August 04, 2020 . Please note, only applications submitted through the Applicant Tracking System will be accepted.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a background verification with Mintz Global Screening. By applying to this job posting, you are providing your consent to MPAC to share your name, email address and phone number with Mintz, to conduct the criminal and driver abstract check and for Mintz to disclose the results to MPAC, should you be the successful incumbent.

MPAC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment where all employees and members of the public feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the public and communities we serve.

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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