Financial Analyst

  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year

CARE Canada

CARE Canada is looking for a Financial Analyst to join our team.


Reporting to the Manager, Financial Analysis, the Financial Analyst oversees project financial accounting for a portfolio programming. They ensure that contractual and compliance requirements are met and for ensuring effective project financial management. With the underlying goal of strengthening, promoting and implementing best practices in locally-led, empowered program management, the Financial Analyst is responsible for ensuring the donor compliance requirements are met, supporting the development of project proposal budgets, providing analysis on project expenditure, investigating variances and providing risk mitigation.

This involves knowledge of the project accounting cycle, continuous review, update and analysis of the portfolio performance to ensure adequate planning, forecasting and measurement of the Global Programs team budget targets. The Financial Analyst is also expected to provide support, technical advice, and capacity building to Country Office colleagues, as necessary.


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Finance Officer or Analyst
  • University degree in Accounting or similar field
  • Experience with project financial accounting functions in an NGO or similar setting
  • A thorough understanding of budgetary processes and variance analysis
  • A thorough understanding of accounting processes as they impact on the overall financial system
  • Experience communicating financial information to management and donors
  • Ability to explain financial concepts to non-finance personnel in a clear and concise manner, without technical/accounting jargon
  • Strong computer skills specifically in Excel, Outlook and the Windows operating environment


  • Oral and written communication skills in French or Spanish
  • Experience working for an International non-government organisation (INGO)
  • Professional accounting designation


  • Promote and maintain an organizational culture that advances gender equality, reduces power abuse and inequalities, and fosters trust and safety.
  • Create an environment within CARE’s workplaces, programming, and communities where CARE works that is free from sexual harassment, sexual abuse and sexual exploitation and child abuse (SHEA-CA).
  • Ensure high standards of prevention and response measures for SHEA-CA are in place consistent with the CARE International (CI) Safeguarding Policy and Safeguarding Code of Conduct.


  • Starting Salary Range between $65,000 – $72,000, depending on skills and experience
  • Full benefits: dental, medical, vision care, paramedical, life insurance (some exceptions may apply) and professional and confidential Employee Assistance Program services
  • Generous leave entitlements, including December holiday closure
  • International travel opportunities
  • Learning and development opportunities and specialised training
  • Flexible work hours and work from home arrangements
  • A family friendly environment
  • Amazing colleagues who are very committed to CARE’s mission

If you are someone who thrives on challenge, loves to be part of a dynamic team and you are passionate about making a difference, then this opportunity is for you and we would like to hear from you. Please apply directly at before February 1, 2023. Please note resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the advertisement will be removed once candidate has been identified. We are only able to consider candidates who currently have the right to work in Canada.

CARE Canada is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Recruitment-related accommodations for persons with disabilities are available on request.

CARE Canada has a mandatory vaccination policy currently in place with accommodations based on the Ontario Human Rights Code.

As part of CARE Canada’s commitment to preventing sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, we conduct reference checks on all final stage candidates in line with the Interagency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. By applying to this role with CARE Canada, you are giving us consent to contact your previousemployers to seek information in line with this scheme.

How to apply

Please apply directly at before February 1, 2023.

Closing date: 1-Feb-23