Manager, Accounting

Kitchener or Sault Ste. Marie
Temporary Full-Time

Posting #: 23-05

Are you a community-minded person that’s passionate about investing locally and giving back to your community? Do you like working with other awesome and like-minded people toward a common goal?

Here at Your Neighbourhood Credit Union (YNCU), we are all about putting our money where our mouth is and keeping our dollars local and investing back into our members, staff, and community; and we are looking for people like you to join our team.

Take a look at this job posting, and if it’s a good fit, we encourage you to apply. If it’s not for you but you know someone that may be better suited for it, we welcome you to share it with them! Thanks for checking us out!

The Role

The Manager, Accounting oversees and manages the accounting function including month end and year end reporting, accounts payable and payroll. As a leader on the finance team, the Manager, Accounting provides direction, leadership and coaching to accounting staff as required and provides input into the respective performance evaluation processes.

  • Work with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Director, Finance in preparing the annual audited financial statements
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting for the Credit Union’s mortgage securitization portfolio
  • Provide input into the Credit Union’s annual budget, analyzes budget variances, and completes a variety of monthly internal financial reports
  • Act as a liaison with auditors during the annual audit process
  • Accounting and required reporting supervision of both the NHA MBS and CHT CMB securitization programs and for compliance with regulations
  • Identify inefficiencies and inaccuracies in current accounting practices and procedures, develop corrective actions and implement improvements to meet regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Member of ALCO Committee, review financial data at monthly meetings and ensure accurate data is submitted to third party provider
  • Identify strategic and enterprise risk management issues for discussion, review and solutions to the Director, Finance and the CFO
  • Responsible for completion of GL reconciliations and accuracy of GL balances

Why work at YNCU?

YNCU employees get to be a part of the growing credit union movement and help us get the word out on why banking locally is so important. We’re your friendly, helpful, and financially savvy neighbour who provides tailored financial services to our members, supports small businesses, creates local jobs, and gives back to causes that matter. Through our Good Neighbours Employee Volunteer Program and Monthly Staff Donation Draws, we even let you choose the causes we donate to and support.

  • Certified Ontario Living Wage Employer
  • Employer under The Career Directory (2023): Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Competitive Compensation, Incentive Programs and Benefits
  • Remote/working from home hybrid option if desired
  • 37.5-hour work week
  • 7% matching pension
  • Benefits are 100% paid for by YNCU
  • Wellness Initiatives including our Employee and Family Assistance Program, premium membership for Calm, Consult+, and LIFT Virtual Fitness
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Community Sponsored Events Employee and paid Volunteer opportunities
  • Fun Squad
  • Free banking account
  • Discounted Employee Rates

What we are looking for

  • Post-secondary degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Commerce, Economics and an accounting designation required (i.e. CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Five (5) years of experience in accounting/finance industry preferred
  • Knowledge of financial services industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to develop reports and visually impactful presentations
  • Well-developed writing skills sufficient to prepare material involving interpretation, analysis, assessment and reports
  • Must have a valid Ontario driver's licence and reliable available vehicle
  • Must be bondable

YNCU strives to be a diverse workplace reflective of the communities that we live in. We are committed to a diverse workforce and invite everyone to apply. YNCU makes hiring decisions solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

YNCU is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by national, provincial, or municipal laws. This applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training.

Your Neighbourhood Credit Union will provide accommodations for persons with disabilities, where needed, to support their participation in our recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources at

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We want to know about you, but we also want you to know about us. And if you have an interview coming up, your insight and knowledge of YNCU will surely wow us!

The Credit Union story – a story of compassion, community, and commitment to the local economy – is a story we want you to not only hear, but share. Credit Union members are owners too, which is the underlying foundation that drives our story. But Credit Unions are also full-service financial services companies with competitive rates and products! It’s all that people need from their financial institution! By joining YNCU you can be a part of this great story and help us tell it.

In the About Us section you can learn all kinds of things, from our guiding principles to our unity story.

About YNCU


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YNCU will provide accommodations for persons with disabilities, where needed, to support their participation in our recruitment process.