About working with us:

    Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (“NGen”) is the industry-led not-for-profit organization that leads the Canadian government’s ambitious investment in the Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster, matching federal funds and private investments to industry-led projects.

    We promote technology adoption, skills improvements and greater collaboration between technology and manufacturing to help Canadian companies of all sizes navigate the global shift to advanced manufacturing. We use data to link companies, researchers, and investors so they can work together to invent new products or processes. NGen is a proud member of a national network of five Canadian, industry-led innovation superclusters.

    By 2023, the federal government has committed to investing up to $950 million in its five superclusters to drive major economic, social, and industrial benefits for the country. The Government allocated an additional $750 million to the Supercluster program in its 2022 budget.

    NGen celebrates Canada’s diversity and is committed to creating an equitable and inclusive work environment for all employees. We value working with talented individuals from all backgrounds because we believe that diversity promotes innovation and collaboration. NGen’s employees are selected on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. Our strength as a team is based on mutual respect for each and every employee. Everyone is welcome in building a stronger advanced manufacturing sector in Canada.

    Responsibilities:

    • Support the financial aspects of projects by:
      • Reviewing and substantiating project budgets and claims and auditing
        documentation against funding rules
      • Maintaining claims templates, data, dashboards, and processes
      • Processing financial transactions relating to projects
      • Communicating with NGen’s project participants
      • Analyzing claims data for ad-hoc reporting
      • Continuous improvement to processes and procedures to enhance the overall
        efficiency of the claims process for all end-users
    • Support various Funding Agencies Advance and Reconciliation process by:
      • Compiling supporting documentation for reconciliations
      • Maintaining and providing documentation to corroborate spend
    • Support other financial reporting and analysis by:
      • Preparing disbursements and initiating the transfer of funds
      • Maintaining a strong financial and internal control environment
      • Supporting the accounting function with preparation, review, analysis and
        reporting
      • Supporting the year-end audit
      • Contributing to a team effort

    What YOU will bring
    to the table:

    • 2-3 years of experience with data entry/bookkeeping / accounting
    • Post-secondary degree preferably in business, finance, or accounting
    • High-level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel
    • Demonstrates a positive, can-do attitude
    • Strong accuracy, attention to detail, and analytical skills
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to apply professional judgment, work independently, pro-actively and with minimal supervision
    • Flexible and agile with an ability to problem-solve
    • Knowledge of not-for-profit accounting rules and experience with government funding programs is an asset

    Please send your cover letter and CV to: recruiting@ngen.ca