Manager Finance and Administration

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Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 5:00pm
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The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT) aids survivors of torture, war, genocide and crimes against humanity to overcome the lasting effects of torture and war. CCVT gives hope after the horror.

Position Summary:

The Manager, Finance & Administration is responsible for furthering (CCVT’s) mission and principles by setting and meeting annual revenue targets, coordinating financial reporting/administration and overseeing overall operations of the organization. The Manager works closely and collaboratively with the CCVT’s external accounting firm.


  • Identifies potential sources of funding, conceives of projects and programs, and in collaboration with other mangers develops funding proposals and applications for submission to funding sources. Liaises with funding bodies. Ensures contract compliance
  • Oversees management of the organization’s general ledger and financial reporting and provides timely information to the Bookkeeper
  • Coordinates the annual financial audit with the organization’s external auditors. Prepares financial statements for use by the Executive Director, Management Team and yearly statements for External Audit
  • Overseas the general administration of the agency including leases, contract administration, personnel records, insurance program, benefits program and Payroll.
  • In collaboration with the Management Team, develops and oversees effective organizational statistical tracking systems, staff performance reviews, program evaluation systems and reporting
  • Ensures the evaluation of programs, collection of statistical data and produces monthly reports for the funders, management and the Board of Directors
  • Develops and implements human resources and organizational development strategy
  • Directs and provides coordination of human resource related matters such as staff benefits and entitlements
  • Provides leadership, guidance and direction in conflict mediation and problem solving as it relates to human resource issues
  • Performs other administrative/management functions as needed


  • University Degree in Accounting and Human Resources and or Diploma and Five (5) years experience in a similar role in a unionized non-profit sector
  • Demonstrated experience supervising management staff, front-line workers, volunteers & student placements and working with unions
  • Sound understanding of Human Resources best practices, procedures and organizational behaviour
  • Excellent supervision and personnel management skills
  • Ability to analyze and monitor program budgets and actual expenditures
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills including team facilitation, conflict resolution and the ability to exercise tact, discretion and judgment at all times
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in English are required. The ability to speak another language is an asset
  • Computer literacy in Windows environment software required and experience with database applications an asset
  • Understanding of and commitment to working with an anti-racist and antioppression framework

Full-time non-bargaining position
Compensation: $65,000 -70,000 a Year + plus generous benefits package
Location: Toronto

How to apply:

Please submit resume with cover letter before 5:00 p.m on March 8, 2019 to:

The Hiring Committee
C/o Mr. Mulugeta Abai, Executive Director
194 Jarvis Street 2nd floor
Toronto, ON. M5B 2B7


Fax: 416-363-2122

Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community.

Thank you to all applicants for their interest; however only those selected will be contacted. No telephone calls please.