Manager, Financial Services

Accounting & Finance Toronto, Ontario


Requisition Id: 2022-528
Number of Positions: 1
Job Status: Temporary Full-Time
Hours & Days of Work: 35 hours per week
Minimum Salary: $81,317.00
Maximum Salary: $101,647.00
Target Start Date: 02/01/2023
Target End Date: 08/30/2024

Temporary Full-Time (35 hours per week) 

Are you energized by the idea of working in Canada’s leading art museum, surrounded by great art, award-winning programs and big ideas? Would you thrive working with colleagues who are leaders in their field, from a variety of professional backgrounds? Do you believe art has the power to spark conversation, create community and change lives? Do you want to be a part of breaking down barriers to access? If you answered yes, we have the right opportunity for you!


Located in Toronto, the Art Gallery of Ontario (“the AGO”) is one of the largest art museums in North America, with a collection of close to 100,000 works. Through the collection as well as collaborations with leading museums around the world, the AGO presents wide-ranging exhibitions and programs to approximately 1 million visitors annually.

We are currently seeking a Temporary Full-Time Manager, Financial Services to join our Finance team. Under the direction of Director, Financial Services, Finance, the incumbent will manage all aspects of the AGO Foundation, American Friends of the Art Gallery of Ontario Inc. and the AGO’s financial functions ensuring accuracy and timeliness of financial information produced and compliance with legislation for not-for-profit organizations.

Interested so far? Learn more about why AGO would be a great fit below.

The Gallery continually strives to create a safe and inclusive workplace. We offer diversity and inclusion training to our staff and volunteers so they can continually learn and contribute to fostering a supportive environment where people feel comfortable to come to work as they are.

The mental health of our employees is also very important to us. We offer our employees programs that support wellness and enhance the job experience. If our employees need assistance, employee assistance program (EAP) services are available to them. The Gallery also takes part in the city and province’s reciprocal benefits program, allowing our employees access to city and province discounts.

What are the benefits and highlights of working at the AGO?

  • Competitive salary
  • Discounts from the Provincial/City Reciprocal Agreements (Free admission to museums, the CN Tower & Discounts off amusement parks, city attractions, hotels, wine tours, Second City, the Ontario Science Centre, and much more!)
  • Discounts to GoodLife Fitness
  • Free tickets to every major exhibit at AGO

If this sounds like an opportunity you are looking for, apply now!

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications, skills, and experience:

  • A professional accounting designation (CPA) in good standing
  • A minimum of three to five years of financial accounting experience in the not-for-profit finance field with 2 to 3 years managerial or supervisory experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP and taxation issues
  • Demonstrated strength with financial systems, specifically with optimization and integration
  • Well-developed analytical, interpersonal, communications and organizational skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Access, and other relevant computer programs.
  • Experience in unionized environment would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated project and time management skills with experience in systems implementation would be considered an asset.
  • Passion for visual art, with a working understanding of museum structure and departmental roles an asset.

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by submitting a tailored cover letter and CV. If you would prefer to submit your application in person, please leave it with our Shipping Dock addressed to the People Division which is located next to our Jackman Hall entrance on McCaul street.

We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.

The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

External Application Deadline: 01/13/2023