Junior Financial Controller


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Toronto | Finance | Junior

A key member of Grantbook’s Finance team, you’ll both wrangle the day to day finances of the company but also inform, educate, and build trust with all Grantbook team members (in the Toronto office and remotely). The Finance Lead will strive to build enhanced controls and processes to simplify and accurately present monthly financial status. This role is right for you if you are a self-starter, an effective partner, and results-driven. In this role, you will be a member of our Operations team, reporting to the Director, Finance and Administration, and be located in our Toronto office. While a significant portion of our workforce works remotely, the majority still works in the Greater Toronto Area, and we expect that the incumbent in this role will likely be in the office a minimum of two days per week.



– Prepare monthly and quarterly Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet reports 

– Analyze financial data, considering key performance metrics, benchmarking, and trend analysis for all entities within the group

– Assist with managing the year end external review process 

– Assist with financial and cash flow budgeting & forecasting

– Assist with cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures

– Help manage the group’s month end close process to meet all corporate reporting deadlines

– The role reports directly to the VP Finance and Administration

Day to Day: 

– Record financial transactions in QBO, ensuring they are posted to the correct accounts

– Match recorded transactions to incoming bank and credit card feeds (reconciliation) 

– Manage Grantbook’s AR process to ensure timely submission of invoices and receipt of payments

– Manage Grantbook’s AP process to ensure timely entry and payment of invoices 

– Process employee-submitted expenses for reimbursement

– Update and administer bimonthly payroll in Humi 

– Month end responsibilities:  

– Banking

– Agree ending balances per bank for Visa and bank

– Ensure all transactions from bank feeds are posted accurately to QBO

– Reconcile Visa and bank statements in QBO

– Sales Receivables Receipts

– Ensure all invoices to be done for the month have been done

– Agree Salesforce report “Payments by Invoice Month – Unearned” with Unearned Revenue account in QBO

– Make sure balance in “Upfront Deposits” accounts agree with client contracts

– Purchases Payables Payments

– Ensure all bills relating to the month (and prior) have been recorded in QBO in the month

– Ensure all expense reports are processed from Nexonia

– For any vendors who have multiple bills each month, get copies of statements and reconcile

– Accruals – make any accruals for costs incurred not billed yet

– Prepaid expenses – make sure any bills/payments for periods longer than 1 month are posted in prepaids


– Progression towards or completion of CPA designation

– 3+ years of business finance or accounting experience; ASPE experience a plus

– Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel and / or Google Sheets

– Working knowledge of accounting policies, practices and applications under ASPE

– Experience working in a fast growing organization going through rapid change 

– Natural leadership abilities—can lead initiatives from ideas through execution and consistently demonstrate persistence and tenacity in helping yourself and others overcome obstacles

– Exceptional analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills 

– Demonstrated resilience, self-awareness, openness, integrity, curiosity and innovative thinking

– Self-organizer and problem-solver prepared to meet tight deadlines for multiple projects 

– Exceptional written, oral and presentation communication skills

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