Manager, Corporate & Investment Finance

Finance and Legal · (Hybrid) Waterloo, Ontario
Department Finance and Legal
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) invites applications for a Manager, Corporate & Investment Finance to join our dedicated and talented Finance & Legal team in our mission to create business solutions to poverty!

MEDA’s work is built on a foundation of Mennonite business roots and faith-based values, within the global context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We believe business solutions are effective interventions to address poverty. Through a market-systems approach and strategic partnerships, MEDA enables access to finance and provides business and technical expertise to build transformative agri-food market systems that create decent jobs, allowing traditionally excluded groups to become active participants in a sustainable economy. MEDA welcomes all who share our values and want to join us in our mission. To find out more about MEDA, please visit our website at www.meda.org


The Manager, Corporate & Investment Finance provides financial analysis and reporting for MEDA’s consolidated financial and impact investment activities. This position helps to ensure the overall success of MEDA through a strong control framework for the finance, accounting and treasury functions. 


  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Start Date: August 2022
  • Location: Waterloo, Ontario (Hybrid work arrangement available)


RESPONSIBILITIES


Corporate Finance (60%)

  • Provide financial analysis and reporting to MEDA departments
  • Support and coordinate the annual financial budget and monthly forecast
  • Prepare financial regulatory reports such as CRA T3010, IRS Form 990 and other tax/government filings
  • Coordinate and support the external audit of MEDA’s financial statements
  • Maintain and continuously improve the financial systems, tools and reporting structures for corporate and field finance
  • Prepare month-end journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Perform banking and cash management procedures as needed
  • Provide support and analysis to the Sr. Director, Corporate Finance and the Chief Financial & Investment Officer for board meetings and finance committee meetings
  • Provide back-up support to the Sr. Director, Corporate Finance for all Corporate Finance functions
  • Maintain strong internal financial controls including the development of financial policies, procedures and standards


Investment Finance (40%)

  • Liaise between MEDA and Asset Manager for the financial reporting and accounting of the assets held in the MEDA Risk Capital Fund
  • Forecast and monitor the investment cashflows
  • Perform reporting and analysis to support MEDA’s investment activities including balance sheet asset valuations, asset roll-forwards and reconciliations and return on investment reporting
  • Coordinate and support the annual audit of MEDA’s portfolio of impact investments
  • Establish and maintain reporting for MEDA’s pipeline of new investment opportunities in collaboration with Global Programs and Innovation and Impact


Any other duties and/or requirements as assigned


REQUIREMENTS


Education:  University degree in finance, accounting or related field and completion of or actively working towards an Accredited Professional Accounting designation


Experience:  Minimum five years accounting experience in related field


Technical:  Working knowledge of Sage 300 or similar financial system and an aptitude for financial tools and technology


Additional Qualifications

  • Detail-oriented, flexible, well-organized, and excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • Appreciation and support of MEDA’s mission, vision and values
  • Team player with excellent skills in building and maintaining relationships and networking
  • Strong financial software application skills
  • Understanding and appreciation of business principles, international development and MEDA’s approach of creating business solutions to poverty
  • Understanding of investment accounting, reporting and analysis
  • Understanding of international donor funding and compliance requirements

 

This job description may be reviewed, revised and updated as required to meet department and/or organizational objectives


MEDA is an equal opportunity employer and accommodations are available during all phases of the recruitment process. We ask that any applicants requiring accommodation make their needs known in advance.

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  • Location
    (Hybrid) Waterloo, Ontario
  • Department
    Finance and Legal
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Manager/Supervisor