Manager, Financial Analysis

  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year

CARE Canada

CARE Canada is looking for a Manager, Financial Analysis


CARE Canada’s bold Strategic Plan, From Caring Comes Courage (2021 – 2024), sets out CARE Canada’s commitment to bring all our resources, talent, and expertise together to unlock women’s leadership for a gender-just future. It recognizes that to lead change and realize a better life for herself and her community, every woman needs to be safe, healthy and have a dignified livelihood. It also fundamentally realizes that ‘business as usual’ is no longer good enough: this Plan challenges us to reimagine how we achieve our mission, inspire Canadian investment in that mission, and transform our organization to be future-ready.

CARE Canada’s Global Programs Team is responsible for developing and managing the organization’s programs in both development and humanitarian assistance focusing on the injustice of poverty and gender inequality. The Strategic Plan reaffirms our gender-equality focus and our dual-mandate status. Our ultimate impact goal is to support women’s leadership for a gender-just future grounded in strong programs supporting safety/protection, health and dignified livelihoods across both humanitarian and development settings. The Global Programs unit is responsible for the overall management of CARE Canada’s global programming circa $50m annual development and humanitarian programming portfolio.

Reporting to Head of Programs, the Manager of Financial Analysis will lead and support a team of financial analysts and conduct several processes to meet operational and contractual requirements that support the effective management of various development and/or humanitarian projects. This position is accountable for the development of systems for effective project financial management, ensuring the funds are used for the intended purpose, donor compliance requirements ensuring high quality financial donor reports are submitted, support the development of project proposal budgets, oversee the analysis on project expenditure against budgets, investigating variances and provide risk mitigation.

This involves project accounting cycle, continuous review, update and analysis of the portfolio performance of projects to ensure adequate planning, forecasting and measurement of the Outcome Area budget targets. The incumbent is also expected to provide coaching, technical advice, and capacity building to Financial Analyst (FA’s) direct reports and Country Office’s (CO)/Partner project finance staff.


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a senior financial role
  • University degree in accounting or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge and skills in contracts negotiations with various Government agencies (ie. GAC) including development and humanitarian funding agreements, international UN agencies & private donors.
  • An ability to readily see the financial and reporting implications of the terms and conditions in donor contracts
  • A thorough understanding of budgetary processes, variance analysis and how overall accounting processes impact the financial system
  • Ability to provide timely and reliable information to senior management and donors
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to explain financial concepts to non-finance personnel in a simple manner, without the technical / accounting jargon
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally (valid passport required)


  • Fluency in French or Spanish
  • Experience working for an International non-government organisation (INGO)
  • Professional accounting designation (i.e. CA, CMA, CGA)


  • 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 $84,000 – $92,000
  • Comprehensive benefits package and confidential employee assistance program services available to you and your dependents from your first day of employment
  • 3 weeks of annual leave in year 1, plus a year end office closure so we can all recharge simultaneously
  • Inclusive holiday policy
  • Paid sick leave
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Employer contributions to group pension plan after first year of employment
  • Optional participation in group RRSP (eligible from first day of employment)
  • International and domestic travel opportunities
  • Annual all-staff retreat in Ottawa
  • Learning and development opportunities and specialized training
  • Flexible work hours to support employee wellbeing and productivity
  • A focus on wellness and work-life balance
  • 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! Don’t think you check all the boxes? Reach out anyway – we would love to hear how your experience fits with this role! Please apply directly at by January 27, 2023. Please note resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the advertisement will be removed once a 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 by January 27, 2023.

Closing date: 27-Jan-23