Finance Officer- Summer Jobs Program

Type: Temporary (up to 8 weeks), Full-time (35 hours per week)
Location: Remote (Must reside in one of the Provinces: ON,  BC, SK, NS)
Salary: $16.55 per hour or relevant provincial minimum wage (whichever is higher)

Canadian Feed the Children’s vision is a world in which children, youth and their communities thrive, realizing their full potential. CFTC works in partnership with local NGO’s and communities in Uganda, Ethiopia, Ghana, Bolivia and with Indigenous Peoples in Canada. We are here with communities who are building local, self-reliant, sustainable systems to provide food for their children, youth, and families across generations. We work in solidarity with communities to impact all areas of nourishment at all stages of their lives, including income generation, education, gender equality, racial justice, and climate impacts.  If you share our passion for bettering children’s lives, and you thrive in a collaborative, values-based culture please consider applying for this role.   

 About this Opportunity:
Canadian Feed the Children (“CFTC”) has a Canada Summer Jobs opening from June 26, 2024 to August 21, 2024, for a tech savvy, collaborative and organized applicant. As a Finance Officer, you will provide comprehensive administrative support and coordination in support of CFTC’s finance initiatives and in the daily administration of finance functions at CFTC.  

This position is made possible largely due to the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) grant, an initiative of the Summer Work Experience program.  One of the priorities of the program is to support employers who intend to hire youth in underrepresented groups.  Preference for this position will be given to an applicant who self-identifies as being part of an underrepresented group:

  • Indigenous youth
  • Visible minorities/ racialized youth
  • Newcomer/refugee youth

 To be eligible, a participant must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • Be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and;
  • Be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations. 


  • Support maintenance of financial records, ensuring timely and accurate data entry process.
  • Assist with balance sheet accounts reconciliation.
  • Assist in the requests for advances are accurate and complete, performs multiple currency conversions, records disbursements and expenditures, and follows up on all transfers.
  • Assist with monthly and quarterly reviews of various program financial reports and reconciling with accounting system and budget/forecast variance analysis.
  • Coordinate with the administrative assistance the maintenance of the accounting books and records and verify monthly the validation of PDF records with the General Ledger of CFTC countries offices and partners
  • Review and process program expenditures to ensure compliance with CFTC policies, donor instructions, government guidelines and terms of the relevant contract/Contribution Agreement.
  • Provide Administrative support to the finance department at CFTC.
  • May perform other duties as necessary or assigned.


  • Enrollment in an Accounting Program or completion of a degree in finance.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles i.e. journal entries, general ledger, accounts reconciliations etc.
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work independently and effectively with internal and external stakeholders, in a variety of situations, exercising discretion and good judgement with confidential information.
  • Strong technical skills with MS Office suite including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Competence with online video conferencing and chat platforms.
  • Ability to build rapport, effectively listen, reflect, and respond while making a value-added contribution to CFTC.
  • An approach that is flexible, adaptive, creative, and always looking for improvements.
  • Strong attention to detail and high degree of accuracy, ability to manage conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to handle ambiguous and confidential information, sound judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Must be able to work effectively from home, with access to internet and phone.
  • A desire to achieve our mission while having fun. 

Comment postuler:

Application deadline is May 11, 2024; however, we will review applications on a rolling basis, please apply as soon as possible. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

Canadian Feed the Children (CFTC) is committed to inclusive, accessible and barrier-free employment practices and to creating a workplace that reflects and supports the diversity of our community. We encourage and welcome applications from qualified applicants including members of racialized groups, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please let us know if you require accommodation and we will work with you to ensure a barrier-free hiring process. For further information about Accessibility or Accommodation process at CFTC, please contact our People and Culture Department.

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avril 30, 2024

Date d’échéance:

mai 11, 2024


Postes contractuels


Ontario, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia


Canadian Feed the Children

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