Director, Finance and Administration

Position: Director, Finance and Administration

Employer: Partners In Health Canada

Location: Toronto, ON

Deadline: September 13, 2021

Employment Type: Employment

Position Level: Senior

Salary Range: $82,000 - $97,000

Closing Date: September 13, 2021

Full Description

Brief Description:

Organizational Profile:
Partners In Health is a global health and social justice organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change. In a world too willing to value one human life over another, PIH stands in solidarity with the destitute, the marginalized and the sick. We pursue a moral mission within a medical context: to provide the best health care to those who need it most. PIH works at care delivery sites in Haiti, Kazakhstan, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mexico, Navajo Nation, Peru, Russia, Rwanda, and Sierra Leone.

– Financial and donor compliance oversight of Global Affairs Canada-funded projects. Perform monthly financial analyses on project expenditures, documenting and monitoring overall performance, analyzing trends, highlighting issues, identifying gaps to ensure sound project management. Troubleshoot financial aspects of project implementation. Oversee PIH Canada staff payroll allocations to GAC-funded projects.
– Oversee PIH Canada financial operations, financial planning and budgeting, and lead the quarterly operations review.
– Communicate with PIH care delivery site financial staff to ensure accurate and timely reporting that is in compliance with funder requirements.
– Work closely with PIH Canada and Boston-based colleagues on financial reports to funders. Manage life-of-project and activity budgets and ensure compliance of program expenditures with approved budgets.
– Provide approval of invoices, POs, and expenses, ensuring consistency, inclusion, and accuracy of costs and that they comply with organizational and funder policies.
– Develop and maintain systems for monitoring program expenditures and budget changes; ensure new grants and budget changes are incorporated into the appropriate PIH program budgets.
– Submit ad-hoc reports as requested by funders, partners or organizational leadership.
– Review and oversight of PIH Canada’s payroll, benefits, and RRSP processes.
– Monitoring of PIH Canada’s internal financial controls and policies; suggest policy updates as needed.
– Supervision of contract bookkeeper.
– Oversee PIH Canada annual audit and charity return filings.

Qualifications and Competencies:
– Masters-level degree in public administration, business, finance, economics, accounting, or a related field.
– Minimum of five years of experience in financial management of large-scale international development projects. Experience managing Global Affairs Canada grants is a strong asset.
– Advanced Excel skills.
– Exemplary interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff across departments and countries.
– Interest in social justice strongly desirable.
– Fluency in French will be considered a strong asset.

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