The Association employs over 235 full and part time support professionals, who are committed to providing opportunities to people to achieve their personal goals, facilitate relationships, enhance skill development and build social roles within their community.

In order to be considered for employment with Community Living Central York, you must have the following:

 

  • Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence (G or G2)
  • Access to a reliable vehicle with proof of valid insurance
  • A completed Police check (vulnerable sector screening), which is not older than 6 months
  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C.
  • Education related to Human Services or a related University Degree, or previous experience working/volunteering with people who have an intellectual disability.

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Director of Finance

As part of the Senior Leadership team, The Director of Finance will provide leadership and direction by effectively managing all financial matters for the Association, in accordance with Community Living Central York Mission, Vision and Core Values.

POSITION REPORTS TO: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Scope of Position

The Director of Finance performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

Financial accounting and reporting

  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage the accounting function ensuring efficient systems, process and controls that meets the needs of the business today and the future
  • Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met including Charitable Status, Withholding Payments (CPP, EI), Income Tax, Goods and Services Tax, Employer Health Tax
  • Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit and liaise with the Board’s Audit Committee and the external auditors as necessary
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash
  • Reconcile bank and investment accounts
  • Review monthly results and implement monthly variance reporting
  • Manage the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with policy
  • Oversee the bookkeeping function including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation
  • Manage the acquisition of capital assets and ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate
  • Prepare annual charitable return in a timely manner as appropriate
  • Liaise with the Finance Committee and/or Audit Committee as appropriate 
  • Assist the Executive Director and the Board Comptroller with financial reporting as required at Board meeting and the Annual General Meetings 

Payroll 

  • Manage the payroll function ensuring efficient systems, process, controls and to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner, in conjunction with the Director of Human Resources
  • Process and submit statutory and benefits remittances on time
  • Issue annual T4s and T4As

Budget preparation

  • Establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation, and prepare the annual budget in consultation with the Executive Director and Treasurer and/or Finance Committee
  • In collaboration with the Directors and Managers, prepare budgets for funding applications

Operations

  • Identify agencies short- and long-term priorities and develop systems, processes and policies to support the achievement of them in a cost effective manner. 
  • On an ongoing basis, evaluated and prioritizes activities, focuses people resources against key business priorities

Information technology

  • Evaluate the need for new technology to meet the organization’s financial data processing, control, and reporting requirements
  • Advise on appropriate technology that meets the organization’s information requirements and financial resources
  • Develop and manage information systems to meet the strategic needs of the business functional area.

Risk management

  • Monitor risk management policies and procedures to ensure that program and organizational risks are minimized
  • Oversee the annual insurance renewal process and ensure appropriate coverage is maintained at all times
  • Maximize income where possible and appropriate
  • Negotiate with Bank for lines of credit or other financial services as required and appropriate

Leadership

  • Develop team goals that are fully aligned with the agencies strategic initiatives
  • Build effective teams, coach and develop others
  • Ensure optimal deployment of resources to achieve business objectives

Information Management

  • Direct and supports effective and efficient management of information, from planning and systems development to disposal and/or long-term preservation.
  • Develop and manage information systems to meet the strategic needs of the business functional areas. 

 

Does this describe you? If so, we want to hear from you.

The Director of Finance should demonstrate competence with the following:  

  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices and ensure own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization
  • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.

 

Qualifications

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • 10 years working knowledge in accounting and finance with at least 6 years supervisory experience.
  • CPA designation or related experience preferred
  • Knowledge of accepted accounting principles 
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation affecting charities
  • Knowledge of compliance regulations and financial reporting for organizations working within the charitable not-for-profit sector
  • Knowledge of Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) legislative requirements is an asset but not mandatory 
  • Knowledge in business process management
  • Vulnerable Sector Screening

Proficiency in the use of computer programs for:

  • Accounting
  • Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Databases
  • Advance level Spreadsheets/Excel
  • Artificial Intelligence 
  • E-mail
  • Internet

 

Working Conditions

  • Director of Finance works in an office environment
  • Director of Finance usually works a standard work week
  • Director of Finance may be required to work some overtime hours to attend meetings of the Board and during specific periods of the accounting cycle such as the Annual Audit.

 

Apply to:

Community Living Central York
575 Penrose Street
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 5L5

Email:  tarawatt@clcy.ca  stating position in subject line
Attention:  Tara Watt, Director of Human Resources by April 30, 2021

Finance Systems Assistant

Job Purpose

The Finance Systems Assistant contributes to the overall success of the finance department and supports the work of management and other staff.  This position is full time and may require evenings and weekends.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The position reports to the Director of Finance is multi-functional and involves a diverse range of duties including some, or all of the following:

Assist with financial management

  • Maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
  • Support with the bookkeeping function including accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Process accounts payable invoices ensuring timeliness and accuracy of information. Preparation of cheques, EFT and online bill payments.
  • Assist with processing accounts receivable invoices and payments ensuring timeliness and accuracy of information.
  • Prepare bank deposits as required.
  • Prepare and post all bingo activity and prepare monthly charitable report for town.
  • File financial material according to established records management procedures
  • Support the management of capital assets and ensure that the assets are properly recorded. Update and maintain fixed assets inventory.
  • Provide support with the preparation of the annual budget with the Director of Finance.
  • Assists entering budget information in the accounting system.
  • Provide support of all leases, contracts, and other financial commitments.
  • Assist with the organization’s annual audit process.
  • Assist with financial reports as required.
  • Month end duties as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Assist with Office administration

  • Support the administrative function of the organization including property/facility management and safety of the work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Assist with Information technology

  • Provide support regarding technology that meets the organization’s information requirements and financial resources.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications

Education

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting, Commerce, or Business Management is an asset.

 Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • 3 – 5 years accounting and budgeting experience preferably in a not-for-profit organization.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and various software applications, including Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains (GP), email and internet.
  • Must possess excellent MS Office Excel skills.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail in all areas of work.
  • Commitment to maintaining high level of confidentiality and integrity.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines.
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision and take initiative and collaborate effectively in a team environment.
  • Access to a vehicle is an asset.
  • Vulnerable sector police check required.

Personal characteristics

Finance Systems Assistant should demonstrate competence in all of the following:

  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices and ensure own behaviour and the behaviour of others are consistent with these standards and align with the values of the organization.
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen, and write in a clear, thorough, and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency, and risks, and make clear decisions that are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
Support Worker | Immediate Need - Part Time Position

Position Type

Immediate Need – Part Time Position

Summary

To support people who have an intellectual disability to achieve their personal goals and facilitate relationships, skills and roles which promote people’s effective participation in the typical and valued life of the community.

Reporting To

Community Living Supports Supervisor

Qualifications/Duties

Hours:

  • Weekends, Evenings, Overnight

General Duties:

  • Supporting a person with an intellectual disability to participate in their community
  • Engaging with the person and providing them with various options for community & recreational activities and outings that will interest them
  • Assisting the person to participate in activities of their preference and choice

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years experience working with people who have an intellectual disability preferred
  • DSW or equivalent preferred
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to support behavioral needs and protocols
  • Previous experience providing support to people who have a mental health diagnosis, and dealing with high anxiety situations
  • Ability to work independently providing one-to-one support and as a team in a group living setting
  • Experience in providing respectful personal care
  • Training in dispensing medication
  • Ability to operate large vehicles such as an accessible mini-van
  • Good written and verbal communication scales
  • Ability to engage with and captivate people that do not use words to communicate
  • Ability to maintain accurate documentation
  • Experience caring for individual with medical and physical needs
  • Current Standard First Aid, CPR-C
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable vehicle
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Screening within the last 5 months

Community Living Central York is an equal opportunity employer which welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please let us know if you require accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

COVID-19 Considerations:

During the COVID-19 pandemic we will only be considering those applicants who are not currently working in other congregate care settings (i.e. hospitals, LTC, other group living agencies) in accordance with the provincial directive. Please advise if you are currently working in this type of job. You may be considered for future opportunities.

New employees will be fully trained on all IPAC measures, including Personal Protective Equipment and precautionary measures the organization has put in place to protect employees and the individuals we support from Covid-19.

Please send resumes to Jennifer Cracknell, Human Resources Generalist by email at careers@clcy.ca

 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume indicating the position applied for as follows:

By Mail: Community Living Central York
Attention:  Human Resources
575 Penrose Street, Newmarket ON L3Y 5L5

Email:  careers@clcy.ca

Tara Watt 
Director, Human Resources
info@clcy.ca
905-898-3000 ext 130

Jennifer Cracknell
HR Generalist, Human Resources
info@clcy.ca
905-898-3000 ext 134

Erica Ross
HR Generalist, Human Resources
info@clcy.ca
905-898-3000 ext 132