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Canadian Mental Health Association – Halton Region Branch

Senior Manager, Finance and Technology (



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As a nation-wide, voluntary organization, the Canadian Mental Health Association promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. The CMHA accomplishes this mission through advocacy, education, research and service

Job Description

Job Title:                    Senior Manager, Finance and Technology (F&T)

Job Type:                   Full Time Permanent

Department:              Office of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Division:                     Finance and Information Technology

Reports to:                Chief Executive Officer

Location:                    Oakville, ON 



The Canadian Mental Health Association – Halton Region Branch (CMHA-HRB) is seeking a full-time permanent Senior Manager, Finance and IT.  The position is a 37.5 hour per week role based in our Oakville, Ontario office and reports directly to the CEO.  


The successful candidate will:


  • Be responsible for the financial success of CMHA-HRB, and management of Information Systems and Technology infrastructure.

  • Play a key role in long and short term strategic decision making.

  • Analyze everyday financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to the Senior Management team on future financial plans.

  • Commit to supporting health, safety and wellness according to relevant legislation and agency policies and procedures




Lead and supervise staff in the finance and IT departments, and support staff towards professional and career development.  In addition, the Senior Manager F&T will:

  • Participate as a member of the senior management team in the strategic planning process for the CMHA-HRB;

  • Identify short and long-term goals and objectives;

  • Contribute to the design and development of policies and programs to meet those goals;

  • Provide technical advice and consultative support in areas relating to financial performance management.

  • Have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, budgeting, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the CMHA-HRB

  • Direct the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements and reports for review by senior management, Board of Directors, and regulatory agencies

  • Provide the CMHA-HRB with direction and leadership in technology based solutions and strategies;

  • Identifies technology based solutions which can provide for alternative delivery, competitive advantage and which support the business strategy.

The incumbent in this role will also oversee office system needs, timesheets, expense reimbursement and other similar finance functions.





  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance as well as Relevant accounting certification (e.g. CGA or CPA)

  • At least five (5) years of direct supervisory experience in a not for profit and healthcare environment

  • Working knowledge of quality improvement and/or project management methodologies

  • Extensive, experience and knowledge in dealing with accounting systems, budgets, internal controls, business planning, and asset management

  • Excellent working knowledge of Information Technology infrastructure management

  • Advanced knowledge of working in a Not for Profit environment is an asset

  • Excellent communication (oral and written), Interpersonal and Presentation skills

  • Demonstrated creative and critical thinking skills

  • Proven organizational and leadership skills

  • Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Satisfactory police clearance check required upon hire


    Why work for CMHA-HRB…


    The CMHA-HRB offers a flexible work environment, training opportunities, tuition assistance program, competitive vacation package and comprehensive benefits/pension package. We have an enthusiastic team who are dedicated to supporting individuals with mental health concerns within a client-focused environment.

    If you are seeking new challenges and opportunities for professional growth – we are the organization you’ve been looking for!



    Interested applicants should apply in writing by Monday, September 4, 2017 to:

    Email: careers@cmhahrb.ca


    Website: http://www.cmhahrb.ca


    The CMHA-HRB values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

    CMHA-HRB welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request this posting in an alternative format or to request accommodation in the application process, contact us by phone at 905-693-4270 ext. 5392 or by email to careers@cmhahrb.ca.

    Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in CMHA-HRB.

Contact Information

Canadian Mental Health Association – Halton Region Branch
Manjula Mistry
HR Generalist
Posting Date: 25-Aug-2017Accounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1Member ASAP
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