Finance Manager

Finance · Guelph, Ontario
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Finance Manager - Full-time / Permanent. We offer flexible and remote working opportunities, and meaningful work.

We are a growing consulting firm based in Guelph, Ontario that offers its employees flexibility, excellent learning opportunities, and the ability to work virtually from anywhere in Canada with amazing people on a daily basis.


SVS staff have the autonomy and support to grow their careers in the direction they choose to help meet our collective mission of a land where all peoples can reach their full potential, share prosperity and uphold their rights. We are aligned in our commitment to doing good work in both our local and client communities, and we are known for our fun company culture and our commitment to providing excellent client service.


A few more key points about SVS:


  • Our company is filled with individuals who like taking initiative and thinking outside of the box.
  • We believe in creating shared value in every project we work on and we assist Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities and private sector companies in coming together to create shared value for all parties involved.
  • We are a Certified B Corp – we believe business should be about making a difference and doing good for both people and places.

The Position: We’re looking for a Finance Manager to fill a full-time permanent position.

We offer:

  • Base Pay
  • Variable Pay/Bonuses
  • Cell Phone Allowance
  • Group Health Benefits and Employee Assistance Program (health, dental, vision, and life insurance)
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Professional designation reimbursement
  • Professional Development (formal and informal)
  • Paid Time off (Freedom Time, Sick Time, Cultural Days, Bereavement, Family Care)
  • Work Travel Meal Allowance
  • Winter Tire Rebate
  • SVS Fun Events
  • Flexible working options

Key Accountabilities - Delivering Results:

  • Management of the finance function and overseeing the finance team including cash management and cash flow,  accounts payable, receivables, credit and payroll treasury management and foreign currency risk management.  
  • Interface with outside audit firm, banks and lessors, casualty/liability insurance agent(s), and credit card companies, ensuring a positive and competitive position with these parties   
  • Safeguard assets and assure accurate and timely recording of all transactions by implementing disciplines of internal audits, controls and checks across all departments 
  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, payroll, perpetual inventory integrity, fixed asset records, general & entity accounting, cost accounting, Human Resources, and Operations etc. 
  • Prepare financial records including Monthly Consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet, all statutory and internal financial reports 
  • Preparation of budgets, forecasts and cash flows, ensuring financial plans are consistent with organizational goals 
  • Provide financial planning and analysis tools to evaluate company ventures or special projects, programs, capital expenditures, products costing, etc. when necessary 
  • Be responsible for all financial functions and be proactive in identifying opportunities for business growth 

Who we're looking for:

  • Fully qualified CA, CGA or CMA or appropriate professional experience, with previous financial control and management reporting expertise 
  • Strong attention to detail and good judgement showing logical decision making, with a hands on approach 
  • As a People Manager, you will be able to demonstrate your experience of managing and motivating an accounting team, providing positive customer experiences 
  • Computer literate with strong excel skills and solid understanding of accounting software principles 
  • Confident self-starter with the ability to operate in a dynamic environment, combined with the ability to think “out of the box” to provide innovative business solutions 
  • A creative problem solver, you have a natural curiosity for business and get great satisfaction from using your financial acumen to grow profitability. 

Asset Qualifications:, Experience working with Indigenous Communities, Financial Modelling, with developing growth plans and strategies. Project Management, and/or working in an Environmental Consulting company.

Let us know if you speak: French, Michif, Cree, Ojibway, Oji-Cree, Innu, or other languages that might be useful for this position.


We are on the traditional territory of the Attawandaron People. We honour the original ancestors of this land and also offer respect to our Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabe, Mississauga and Métis neighbours. We strive to be accountable by acknowledging this history and cultivating respect in our relationships with our Indigenous neighbours and the land.

We are located downtown Guelph and we are lucky to be close to public transit, restaurants, and parks.


Summing it Up - Why should you apply?


  • Fun company culture
  • Learning and career growth opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • Meaningful work
  • Travel Opportunities


In the spirit of reconciliation and diversity, we are committed to increasing our number of Indigenous employees. Please let us know in your application if you are First Nations, Métis or Inuit.

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  • Location
    Guelph, Ontario
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