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Finance Officer

Application deadline
# Positions to be filled
Job type
Full-time, Temporary (18-month contract).
Remote, anywhere in Canada.
English, essential. Bilingualism is an asset.
Salary range
$73,300 – 83,300

Steer Canada’s Future

As Canada’s investment attraction and promotion agency, Invest in Canada (IIC) leads with one goal: to find the best to invest. We rally the country’s economic forces to bring committed and engaged global businesses and their investments to our country. This pursuit requires us to brand and market Canada on the national and global stage to increase awareness of what our country has to offer and why we’re the go-to destination for investment. In bringing your skills and expertise to Invest in Canada, you will be a part of building a prosperous, sustainable economy for our country, our communities, and the world.

Guided by these principles, we believe our people are the key to advancing our mission of establishing Canada as the leading destination for global investment. Driving the development of Canada’s collective economic and social wealth involves a high-level of innovation, forward-thinking and accountability. You will be joining a team that is encouraged and challenged by building a greater Canada. Being a key member of a dynamic and action-oriented team, you will take ownership over your work, collaborate with the greater team, and become a reliable expert within the organization.

Invest in Canada is looking for a Finance Officer to undertake accounting operations, support its reporting requirements, budgeting process and develop and maintain the organization’s financial controls.  In this role, you will have exposure to a wide variety of financial management activities and enjoy autonomy in the completion of your tasks. We are a small and dynamic team, focused on results. This a temporary position that will report to the Director, Finance and be an integral part of the corporate services team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities for this role may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Inputs, maintains and establishes accounting controls and processes (accounts payable, credit card reconciliations, month-end journal entries);
  • Supports the budget planning, reporting and forecasting process;
  • Prepare and maintain documents for various corporate returns on a monthly and quarterly basis to central agencies (GST, HST), along with Proactive Disclosure (travel, hospitality, contracts);
  • Provide training and guidance to internal employees on financial management policies and procedures;
  • Proficiently uses and understands various functions within the financial system;
  • Supports the organization in delivering on ad hoc reporting requests to both internal (senior management, board) and external (Atip, OPQs) stakeholders;
  • Supports the corporate services unit in other areas including accommodations, governance and procurement.


  • Graduation with a degree from a recognized University in a related field relevant to the duties of the position (i.e. accounting, finance, business administration, commerce or economics).
  • Eligibility for a recognized professional accounting designation (i.e. CPA) is considered an asset.
  • Bilingual is considered an asset
  • Experience in accounting operations (accounts payable, journal entries, month-end reconciliations).
  • Experience working directly with recognized financial systems (such as GX, SAP, FreeBalance).
  • Experience interpreting and applying policies and procedures.
  • Experience in researching, analyzing and reconciling financial information and providing related advisory services.
  • Knowledge of accounting methods, practices and principles. 
  • Knowledge of Treasury Board Secretariat policies and directives.
  • Ability to establish, manage and maintain accounting controls and processes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Strong time management skills.

Invest in Canada Offers:

  • The opportunity to build a more prosperous, sustainable economy for Canadians and the world;
  • A collaborative working environment;
  • Continuous learning and professional development opportunities;
  • Flexible work hours and extensive leave policies;
  • A competitive salary and a defined benefit pension plan.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] by June 23, 2024. We thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position and our organization, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employment Equity

Invest in Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce and values employment equity as an integral part of professional excellence. Invest in Canada values the diverse and intersectional identities of its staff, and we regard equity and diversity as an integral part of professional excellence and are committed to accessibility for all employees. Invest in Canada seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism, and inclusion. IIC is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources at [email protected].