Financial Analyst

Support Position

Closing Date: July 08, 2022

Job Term: Full Time

We are seeking an individual who is aligned with our core values and reflects our core competencies to join our Finance team as Financial Analyst. This is a full-time, permanent position.

About Havergal

Founded in 1894 and located on a beautiful 22-acre campus in midtown Toronto, Canada, Havergal College is one of Canada’s pre-eminent independent schools for girls from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12. At the forefront of women’s education for over 125 years, Havergal offers a contemporary liberal arts education and is rooted in the Anglican tradition. Havergal’s mission is to prepare young women to make a difference. Through our outstanding academic and cocurricular programs, we nurture a culture of capability that fosters self-confidence, leadership, critical thinking and global-mindedness within our students.

At Havergal College, we believe that great schools are made up of great people. We are committed to building a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates with a diverse range of experiences and perspectives, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) peoples, and persons with disabilities. We welcome applicants who are inspired by our mission to prepare young women to make a difference and to take on an ever-changing world with confidence, resilience and global-mindedness.

The Position

Reporting to the Manager, Accounting Operations, this position plays a key role in the Accounting functions for Havergal College and The Havergal College Foundation, supporting Accounts Payable, Donor Services, Accounts Receivable, Retail Store and General Accounting.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Ensure accounting transactions and data entry documents meet generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Support the month-end closing process, including preparing and posting journals to the general ledger.
  • Assist with preparation of Monthly Financial and Cash Flow Statements for internal reporting.
  • Reconciliation of Balance Sheet and Operating Statement Accounts and sub-ledgers.
  • Maintains register of Fixed Assets and Capital Contributions.
  • Participates in review and analysis of monthly financial performance.
  • Review monthly donation upload file for posting to general ledger.
  • Review of donations and gift agreements for donor restrictions.
  • Performs monthly grant matching exercise.
  • Management of project codes.
  • Assist with annual audits for College and Foundation and Pension.
  • Assist with year-end closing procedures.
  • Preparation of Annual Returns (T3010) for College and Foundation.
  • Coordinate annual College Tax Receipting process for eligible Religious Education Donations and Childcare receipts.
  • Coordinate Annual Student Enrollment Process.
  • Supports annual student scholarship and bursary award process.
  • Reviews donor listings for annual publications.
  • Supports Annual financial planning process.
  • Administer Boarder Health Insurance Coverage and Tuition Insurance Plan.
  • Assist with administration and development of financial policies and process improvements.
  • Assists with financial reporting for Senior Leadership, Board and Board Committees.
  • Work with Finance and Advancement leadership to establish and monitor tax receipting process and standardization of Donor communications.
  • Supports Advancement team by running gift reports and tracking pledges.
  • Facilitate gifts through The Havergal College Educational Foundation Inc.
  • Assist in Green & Gold (school retail store) as required.
  • Assists other Finance functions as needed.
  • Training of Accounting Analysts.
  • Train members of faculty and staff on the Havergal purchase order system.
  • Special projects as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Accounting education or equivalent working experience.
  • Working towards or completion of professional accounting designation (CPA).
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years related experience of full cycle accounting.
  • Strong knowledge of non-profit accounting.
  • Practical knowledge of accounting practices and relevant government legislation, including CRA charitable tax receipt guidelines.
  • Expert Excel skills and experience using databases, building queries etc.
  • Proven problem-solving, analytical skills and strong attention to detail are a necessity.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet tight deadlines and adapt in a busy changing office environment.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Excellent customer service focus.
  • Ability to work successfully both in a team environment as well as independently with minimal supervision.
  • Maintain a high standard of discretion dealing with confidential information.

Demonstrated ability and commitment to the Core Competencies of:

  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Integrity & Trust
  • Learning Agility
  • Communication
  • Growth Mindset

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and express their interest to HC Careers no later than July 8, 2022.

Havergal College thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Havergal College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. If you require accommodations, please contact Cathy LeBlanc at 416-483-3519 ext. 6526 or by email at [email protected].