Manager, Accounting and Funder Financial Reporting – Job Posting 1378

YouthLink believes in the potential of every youth. We are dedicated to providing them with the support, guidance and opportunities they need to make positive life choices. We provide youth with brief and ongoing counselling, in-home wraparound support, shelter, housing, educational support, and safe drop-in spaces.  YouthLink works towards equitable outcomes for youth in our community and, as such, is committed to equity-based hiring practices. 

We welcome applications from candidates who reflect the communities we serve, particularly candidates from Black communities, Indigenous communities, and racialized people, persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities and people with lived experiences.  We are seeking candidates who demonstrably operate and practice from an equity and trauma-informed lens.  We encourage applications from passionate professionals who will help us dismantle systemic barriers and will embrace working outside of Euro-centric practices.

YouthLink Benefits are Top of Class!

  • Competitive pay
  • Health & dental coverage for you and your family with 100% premium cost paid by employer.
  • Annual vacation with pay at 1.66 working days for each calendar month to a maximum of 20 working days per year.
  • 5 ‘authorized absence’ days for family illness or emergency circumstances that prohibit employees from reporting to work.
  • 3 paid agency days every calendar year after 3 calendar months’ service.
  • Maternity / parental /adoption leave top-up payments (to top-up Canadian government unemployment benefit payments).
  • 100% premium cost for long-term disability coverage paid by employee.
  • Eligibility to participate in pension plan after 2 years of continuous service with generous matching contribution from employer.

Manager, Accounting and Funder Financial Reporting

(Permanent Full-time, 35 hours/week)

(Non-Bargaining unit member)

The Accounting and Funder Financial Reporting Manager, under the direction of the Senior Manager, Accounting and the Director of Finance & Administration will be responsible for maintaining and updating the general ledger structure and the preparation of YouthLink’s monthly reconciliations and financial reports. This will include responsibility for ensuring the timeliness, completeness and accuracy of all financial transactions recorded and maintaining strong internal controls. This position works closely with non-financial managers to set-up, produce and monitor the financial reports to meet the financial reporting requirements of YouthLink’s various funders.

Your Role

Accounting (50%*):

Provides support to the Senior Manager, Accounting, in ensuring the accurate and timely completion of the monthly financial statement close process.

Actively maintains and updates general ledger structure to facilitate internal and funder financial reporting.

Preparation of schedules, reports, analytical reviews and reconciliations to support the financial statements including schedules required for internal, external, tax or regulatory audits.

Works alongside the Accounts Payable and Special Projects and assists in other tasks to help the Senior Manager, Accounting support YouthLink reach its financial priorities.

Funder Finance Reporting (50%*):

Provides support to the Senior Manager, Accounting by meeting regularly with non-finance managers to set-up, produce and monitor the financial reports to meet the financial reporting requirements of YouthLink’s various funders.

Produce and maintain a schedule of YouthLink’s funder submission deadlines.

Annually, or bi-annually works closely with the Chief Executive Director and management to support the United Way submission and other significant tasks.

(*) The 50% split is per year as timing is reporting and submission driven. For example, this position may work 100% on the Accounting tasks in the weekly prior to the annual external audit and then 100% on the funder reporting tasks to meet a funder financial reporting deadline (or a variation thereof).

Collaborates with staff and other stakeholders:

This position reports directly to the Senior Manager, Accounting. The position also interacts heavily with many non-finance managers and occasionally with the Chief Executive Officer, other Directors, Managers and other staff across the organisation.

Growth and Development:

Participates in team meetings as required. Participates in all mandatory professional training provided by the Agency. Is generally working towards a CPA designation.

Equity, Diversity and Belonging:

Has a deep commitment to participating in equity work, including engaging in all work the agency undertakes to promote Equity and combat Anti-Black Racism.

Supports Organization’s Strategy:

Actively contributes to the organization’s Strategic Plan by participating in initiatives and committees to support the overall plan.

Takes all reasonable and necessary precautions to protect his or her own health and safety and that of co-workers by complying and demonstrating knowledge of the policies, procedures and safe practices established by YouthLink.

Additional duties as required.

What You Bring


  • Undergraduate Degree / Diploma in Accounting, Economic or Business Administration or equivalent combination of qualifications and experience.
  • Enrolled in CPA program or planning to enroll within 24 months (has made or implemented a plan to meet Canadian enrollment requirements).


•     3 years work experience with some experience in accounting for not-for-profit.

•     Specialized training in ACCPAC financial reporting is an asset.

•     Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite: Excel, Word, Power-point, Access

•     Strong understanding of accounting principles.

•     Ability to follow instructions easily and explain status of assignments.

•     Ability to multi-task and handle strict deadlines.

•     Experience with regulatory and external audits.


  • Ability to uphold YouthLink Values:  Leadership   Humanity   Innovation   Respect   Excellence
  • Embraces YouthLink training to gain an understanding and knowledge of systemic barriers and oppression rooted in colonization, racism, transphobia, classism, misogyny, moralism, ableism, and how they impact young people.
  • Ability to bring an Afrocentric lens to the role is a definite asset.
  • Ability to exercise professionalism and sound judgment in conflict and stressful situations
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills and time management skills.
  • Accurate/attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated reporting writing skills.
  • Ability to handle confidentiality.
  • Bilingual skills is an asset.

Key Competencies:

  • Creates Vision and Strategy
  • Mobilizes People though leadership, guidance, empathy and coaching
  • Collaborates with Partners and Stakeholders
  • Fosters Learning, Promotes Innovation and Effectively Guides Change
  • Achieve Results and Ensuring Accountability
  • Equity, Inclusion and Belonging with a specific focus on Anti-Black Racism
  • Demonstrates Strong Character and Judgement

Other Requirements:

  • Up to date COVID vaccination certificate
  • Vulnerable Sector Screen

Full job description available here:

How to Apply

  • As an organization committed to equity and justice in our community, we believe lived experience and knowledge of equity, diversity, belonging and anti-Black racism is a critical component in our recruitment process.  If you have a disability and require accessibility accommodations with the application process, please contact
  • Application Open Until Filled.