Manager of Accounting & Finance

Accounting & Finance
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on November 23, 2022

Great opportunity for someone eager to work with a reputable and well-established not-for-profit organization that cares for people in need. We are ideally seeking an accountant who has worked previously in the healthcare sector and/or for an NPO. Extremely values-based organization- excellent place for compassionate people who want to work with purpose!  

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a not-for-profit organization in the healthcare sector. The company has a history of over 40 years and is well-regarded as an NPO that provides great care and service to individuals in need. 

What- the Role: 

The organization is seeking a new Manager of Finance who will report into the CEO and lead the NPO’s accounting & finance team (2 direct reports).The Manager of Finance will be joining a team of approximately 10 people on the corporate & administration team, and an overall team of 150+ employees. 
This role can be permanent or contract-to-permanent (for which there would be a quicker interview process & sooner start date). Our client is ideally seeking a Manager who will work full-time hours, but they are open to considering qualified individuals who would prefer a reduced work schedule. 

What- the Responsibilities:

  • Lead the day-to-day accounting & finance function. 
  • Supervise Payroll
  • Supervise AP and AR 
  • Develop and maintain systems, processes, and procedures.   
  • Responsible for reporting including period end reporting, annual reporting, governmental reporting, and ad hoc internal reporting. 
  • Hands-on management of cash flow estimates, forecasts, budgets, banking, and tax returns.
  • Review major contracts and aid with contracts negotiation.
  • Provide decision support and business guidance to the Executive team.  

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for a well-rounded accounting professional who has experience overseeing and managing the accounting & finance function of a small company and who has previously led 1-3 direct reports. Experience in the healthcare sector is highly preferred. Experience with a not-for-profit (NPO) organization is also an asset.  CPA accounting designation (or International equivalent) is preferred but not required. We are seeking people who are compassionate, kind, and very much in alignment with the important values held by this organization.


Located in Burnaby, BC, close to Metrotown. There may be opportunity to work from home on occasion, please discuss with SWIM. Proper protocols are in place to ensure a safe and sanitized work environment for all staff, and the Manager of Finance will have their own private office.  

How Much: 

Base salary commensurate with level of experience and skills- please discuss further with SWIM! Plus, a robust pension plan, strong health & dental benefits, and 4+ weeks of paid time off. 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving VERY quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out as soon as you can. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. SWIM is presenting a shortlist of qualified candidates directly to the hiring CEO for review. We’re also very open to referrals- thank you!