Ottawa, ON K2J 5A9
Full-Time - Community Business Manager

Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Category: Accounting/Finance
Location: Ottawa ON, K2J 5A9
Req ID: 2024-253538

The Community Business Director is responsible for managing financial aspects of the community, accounting functions, and business office functions. This individual serves as the community’s primary resource for handling and managing financial based concerns and/or issues from residents and/or their families. This individual is also responsible for coordinating human resources related activities in conjunction with Regional Support staff and the Support Center, as well as supporting community hiring and on-boarding requirements. This individual also serves as ‘manager on duty’ on an as-needed basis and in the absence of the Executive Director and Hospitality Director.


• Manage, in accordance with appropriate processes and procedures, collection and maintenance of resident data in Company systems, including but not limited to demographic and status changes, billing confirmations, and entering resident move in contracts.

• Manage the community’s accounting finances, utilizing independent judgment and discretion to analyze and verify submitted expenditures and budgetary matters for community departments.
• Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, developing, and evaluating assigned staff.
• Manage and direct all accounts receivable and accounts payable functions of the community.
• Coordinate with the Executive Director and Human Resources Manager/Director the on-site human resources and employment functions for the community, including but not limited to administrating employee leaves, advising and counseling on employment activities, including all hiring and on-boarding processes, training and education on specified employee benefits, performs payroll administration and ensuring employees’ files are maintained in accordance with Atria Retirement Canada’s policies and applicable law.

• Participate in month-end close processes of accrual preparation and analysis of general ledger and monthly financials in conjunction with Executive Director.
• Work in conjunction with the Executive Director with the preparation of operational and financial variance reports.
• Provide training and orientation to new employees and any applicable ongoing training for current employees.
• Work diligently toward the completion of special projects, requests, and assignments as appropriate.
• Assist in sales process by conducting inquiry tours and responding to general questions.
• Serve as the community’s “manager-on-duty” on a regular basis.
• Provide on-call and overnight coverage as specified by schedule or as needed.
• Provide high levels of customer service in creating a first-class dining experience for residents from time to time.
• Use their independent judgment and discretion to address and solve issues before they become problems or complaints.
• Ensure that the business office meets Quality Enhancement standards at all times. Oversee and maintain all risk associated items including but not limited to, workers compensation claims processes and community commercial vehicle licensing requirements.
• May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.



• Degree or diploma in Accounting, Business, Finance or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Working knowledge of provincial employment standards practices.
• Three (3) or more years’ work experience in business office management,
• Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment and discretion to make decisions designed to achieve Company expectations and goals for the community.
• Ability to perform or learn budget analysis and variance reporting.
• Proficient in using Microsoft Office and ability to operate standard office equipment.
• Position may require driving responsibilities (may use Company provided vehicle and/or personal vehicle).
• Must possess valid driver’s license.
• Must satisfactorily meet and be in compliance with Atria Motor Vehicle Policy standards.

We create communities where employees thrive in their work, helping our residents thrive in their homes.


We strive to enhance the lives and exceed the expectations of those we serve every day. To do this, we cultivate the diverse talents of our team members in order to achieve something together that they could not do alone.

Atria Senior Living’s family of brands has immediate openings for individuals looking for a career with competitive pay and outstanding benefits, including:

  • Paid holidays and PTO
  • Community employees may receive annual anniversary rewards dependent on classification
  • Employees may be eligible to receive an Annual Scores Reward of $500 (Full Time) or $250 (Part Time) based on community survey results
  • Benefits package also includes Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan / 401(k) employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement (U.S Based Communities)


*Enrollment in benefits varies by employee classification; anniversary reward amounts vary by location


As a valued team member at Atria, you’ll work in a supportive environment that provides advancement opportunities and promotes a healthy work-life balance. Apply now!

Hiring Step 1
It’s Easy to Apply Online
Select the “Apply Now” button on the job that interests you. Plan on taking 5-10 minutes to complete the application and select “Submit” when done – you’ll receive a confirmation email shortly thereafter. Keep your login and password handy as you’ll need it throughout the hiring process.
Hiring Step 2
Application Review
Every application is given due consideration. If your experience and skills are aligned with the job requirements, we’ll contact you to schedule an interview.
Hiring Step 3
Interviews & Assessments
Your interview will be conducted by phone or in person with an Atria recruiter or hiring manager. This process may include additional interviews, reference checks and skill assessments.
Hiring Step 4
Offer Letter
If you are chosen for the position, an offer will be made by phone and email. The email will include a letter which you’ll sign electronically, return to us and can download for your records.
Hiring Step 5
Post-Offer Hiring Process
You’ll receive all needed forms, instructions and our contact information if you have any follow-up questions. This process may include a background check and/or a drug screen.
Hiring Step 6
Check-ins from your future team
As turnaround times vary for screening results, we’ll provide any needed updates and let you know what to expect for your first day on the job.
Hiring Step 7
First day and onboarding
Congratulations – we’re excited to have you join our team! Onboarding varies by position, but on your first day at Atria you’ll typically meet coworkers, take a workplace tour and begin any required training.
Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Category: Accounting/Finance
Location: Ottawa ON, K2J 5A9
Community: Court at Barrhaven
Req ID: 2024-253538

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Competitive Pay
Competitive Pay

Atria provides competitive wages as we value employee contributions and commit to investing in our employees.

Paid Holidays & PTO
Paid Holidays & PTO

In addition to company observed holidays, we encourage our employees to take earned time off to refresh, recharge, and spend time with their loved ones.

Comprehensive Health Plans
Comprehensive Health Plans

After satisfying the waiting period, employees at Atria are eligible for an array of benefits including medical, vision, and dental coverage, company paid short term and long term disability, as well as other voluntary benefits such as critical illness coverage.

Career Advancement Opportunities
Career Advancement Opportunities

We promote approximately 1,500 people a year.  Share your professional aspirations with your manager, and together we will work to achieve them. Atria focuses on talent development and growth opportunities within.

Tuition Reimbursement
Tuition Reimbursement

Want to earn a degree or pursue a new certification? Our tuition reimbursement program provides full-time employees with up to $5,250 a year in support for approved courses toward degrees and certifications.

Employee Loyalty Rewards Program
Employee Loyalty Rewards Program

Atria celebrates employees through different rewards programs including anniversary awards and recognition of great work.

Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

We offer an opportunity for full-time employees to save for retirement through Transamerica. Traditional 401(k) and Roth options are available, and after one year of service, Atria offers a 50% match on a percentage of those savings.

Rewards & Recognition

Learn more about the many ways Atria celebrates employee achievements and rewards outstanding performance.

Health & Safety

Whether providing protection from sickness or natural disasters, such as flooding or fires, we make safety a priority for both residents and staff.