Finance Officer (Permanent Position)

Number of Positions:



Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.



Position Type:

Full – Time, Permanent

Application Deadline:

The Islamic Institute of Toronto (IIT) is seeking a competent, collaborative, innovative individual to join its Team.  As the Finance Officer, you will provide financial and other administrative support to the Institute.


  • Provide day-to-day financial support to the Principal and the Chair, Treasurer and other members of the Board of Directors;
  • Plan and prepare daily, weekly, monthly and annual accounting and financial reporting, forecasting, entries and reconciliation;
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets for the IIT and the IIT Academy;
  • Manage the IIT’s staff payroll functions;
  • Manage financial contributions and the issuance of receipts;
  • Process invoices on a timely basis;
  • Develop and administer robust financial processes to ensure the veracity and security of financial transactions;
  • Provide customer service to clients;
  • Resolve financial issues raised by donors, IIT Academy partners and suppliers;
  • Support the Treasurer, Finance Committee and Board of Directors with projects and tasks when required;
  • Maintain accurate financial records to protect the financial integrity of the IIT;
  • Ensure financial compliance with CRA and other governmental requirements to protect and strengthen the IIT’s charitable designation;
  • Liaise with the IIT Donor community to build relations and support the financial sustainability of the Institute;
  • Monitor opportunities to access government and other grant possibilities to enhance the services provided by the IIT;
  • Other financial duties, as assigned.
  ApplicationsPlease submit a covering letter and resume to  by June 25, 2022.  Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Required Qualifications



The ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate degree/college diploma in business or financial administration or a related discipline and/or relevant experience in a private, public or not-for-profit organization, including

  • Proven work experience as a Finance Officer or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures and best practices
  • Experience using financial and accounting software, including QuickBooks
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Knowledge of financial regulations
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Sharp time management skills
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Strong customer service  and people skills

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

How to Apply

Please submit a covering letter and resume to by the application deadline.  Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.