We Meet Every Wednesday @ 6pm
The Finance Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining the organization’s complete sets of books, keeping records of accounts, verifying the procedures used for recording financial transactions, providing updated financial statements and reports to the Executive and/or the Board of Directors as required, and ensuring that the organization’s financial records are otherwise accurate and professionally maintained.
● Keep financial records and establish, maintain and balance various accounts using the organization’s computerized accounting systems
● Post journal entries and reconcile accounts, prepare trial balance of books, maintain general ledgers and prepare financial statements
● Calculate and prepare cheques for payrolls and for utility, tax, other bills, and program expenses
● Ensure all financial requirements and timelines for funding agreements are met
● Complete and submit tax remittance forms, workers' compensation forms, pension contribution forms and other government documents
● Complete all required activities related to payroll
● Attend all board meetings and be prepared to speak to the financial position of the organization and its various programs
● Collaborate with the Board’s Treasurer, Chair and Executive Director as required
● Ensure that Financial policies and procedures are in place including, but not limited to, signing authorities, cash and cheque handling, and bank account access
● Prepare other statistical, financial, and accounting reports for the Executive Director and/or the Board of Directors as required
● Oversee financial policies and transactions to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
● Take a leadership role in ensuring the organization passes its annual audits
● Other duties as required
The position is a permanent, part-time, with an expectation that the Finance Coordinator will work a minimum of 40 hours per 2 weeks. Dependent upon funding.
● Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
● Completion of a college program in accounting, bookkeeping or a related field or Completion of two years (first level) of a recognized professional accounting program (e.g. Chartered Accounting, Certified General Accounting) or courses in accounting or bookkeeping combined with several years of experience as a financial or accounting clerk are required.
● 5+ years of experience in a job with similar job duties
● In depth knowledge of the historical, political, social and economic context of Indigenous people in Canada; Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) and the TRC’s Call to Action, traditional practices and culture of Canada’s Indigenous people, poverty in Canada, trauma, addiction, social justice, program delivery, project management, organizational management, budgeting, fundraising, and the unique needs faced by residents of Winnipeg’s North End considered a strong asset
● Working knowledge of Indigenous languages common to the Winnipeg Region (e.g. Ojibway, Cree, Oji-Cree, etc.) will be considered a strong asset
● Class 5 driver’s license considered an asset
● Clear Criminal Record Check AND a Province of MB CARC
● Excellent verbal and written communication
● Excellent organizational, leadership and managerial abilities
● Must be able to type at least 30 wpm
● Excellent numeracy
● Excellent critical and analytical thinking
● Working knowledge of the financial considerations associated with allocating and controlling the organization’s resources
● Familiarity and competence with various office and accounting software, including but not necessarily limited to: Sage 50, MS 365, OneDrive, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, Outlook, MS Windows, internet search engines and browsers
Compensation: 20 hours a week at $22 per hour – Hours may increase in the future DEPENDANT UPON FUNDING
How to Apply:
Please provide a resume, cover letter and three references to email@example.com by August 6 at 11:59 PM CST.