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job posting for Finance Manager

This is an job posting for a full-time permanent position.

1.0 at the Catholic Education Centre in Terrace Bay

Posting number: 2017-18-07

Superior North Catholic District School Board’s p rimary purpose is student achievement and well-being through our commitment to Catholic values and academic excellence. We build the capacity of our employees by emphasizing leadership development. We value the pivotal role our leaders play in the achievement of our Strategic Plan-Destination Renewal and our Board Improvement Plan.
Reporting to the Director of Education and Secretary to the Board, the Finance Manager will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer as an integral member of the Senior Leadership Team who will set direction and lead the implementation of Finance and Business Services. The Finance Manager will provide direction to the finance team, provide employee training and professional development; and be involved in labour negotiations. He/She will also have the key role in administration and organization of the Board’s Audit Committee.

The ideal candidate will bring to the position:

● effective and efficient operation of the financial office of the Board, monitoring the financial
position of the School Board and reporting on a regular and timely basis to the Board of
Trustees and Director of Education.
● preparation of the annual board budget and financial statements in accordance with Board
direction and Ministry of Education requirements.
● knowledge of capital planning and facilities, payroll, and procurement.
● administrative direction, leadership and support to Board and school staff in regards to pupil
● ability to administer and lead an effective office environment, ability to cultivate positive working
relationships with trustees, the Ministry of Education, Associations, Municipalities, First Nation
Communities and other District School Boards.
● demonstrate an understanding of the diverse nature of our school communities.
● collaborative planning and creative problem solving.
● An ability to champion the Boards Strategic Plan.


● A professional accounting designation (CPA or Equivalent) would be considered an asset
● Experience in, or a willingness to be trained in, the field of educational finance and the
applicable provincial Acts and Regulations.
● Excellent communication and leadership skills are essential.
● Previous experience in a computerized accounting and payroll environment is required.
● Experience in budgeting and financial reporting.
● Knowledge of school transportation and property management will be an asset.
● Thorough knowledge of Public Accounting Board standards.
● Encouraged and supported in obtaining Ontario Business Supervisory Officer qualification.
Conditions of Employment
● Be able to work and attend meetings outside of regular working hours;
● Undergo a successful police record check.
Working Terms and Conditions
● Competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
● Comprehensive benefit plan and pension plan.
● Encouraged and supported in obtaining Ontario Business Supervisory Officer qualification.

Conditions of Employment

 Police record check with vulnerable sector screening, Pastoral Reference

Application Procedure

Please submit your resume by October 23, 2017, before 4pm to and indicate the posting number.

Application Package

Application package must include the following:

Cover Letter, Resume, References, Pastoral Reference

A PDF Version of this Job Posting

Personal information is collected pursuant to the Education Act and will be used to determine the eligibility for employment with the SNCDSB.

Catholic Education Centre: 21 Simcoe Plaza, Terrace Bay, Ontario, P0T 2W0
Phone: 1-807-825-3209 | Fax: 1-807-825-3885 | Email: