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Job Number:  39109
Director of Finance and Administration
Job Posted: Sunday, 22 October 2017
Closing Date: Tuesday, 21 November 2017
(64 days ago)
Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $48,000-$52,000

Director of Finance and Administration


A fabulous new opportunity for a Director of Finance and Administration has been created with a well established and respected not for profit – Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre.


Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre (WCCRC) ……. Inspiring and promoting excellence in child care and early learning, provides information, referrals, training and resources to families, individuals and organizations who are seeking the best care and early learning for children.


This is a key strategic role, responsible for managing overall operations, administration and customer service delivery for the agency.  In addition, this individual will work closely with the Executive Director, Management Team and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors and will direct and oversee the planning and coordination of all agency financial and accounting functions.


This role has significant influence across the organization and responsibility which requires the knowledge and expertise of an experienced Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) or equivalent combination of education and experience.  In addition, this role requires someone who has solid business experience, both a hands-on (when needed) and broad-minded strategic thinker, someone well organized, adaptable, and an effective leader who thrives in a dynamic environment.


Our successful candidate will wear multiple hats and have the opportunity to really contribute across the organization in the areas of Finance / Accounting, Operations and Human Resources Management, Accreditation and in Community Relations.


What We Need:

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar Financial / Administration dual role;
  • Not for profit experience is ideal and/or in a unionized work environment;
  • Strong evidence of effective HR Management and Leadership skills, specifically related to non-profit / volunteer organizations;
  • Above average computer and software skills appropriate for this role; strong working knowledge of Sage 300 an asset;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively, set priorities, work independently and as part of a collaborative team;
  • Demonstrated good judgement, creativity, integrity and ability to solve problems;
  • Strong interpersonal and mentoring skills with experience in supporting staff to maximize their professional growth and performance capacity;
  • Consent to and pass a criminal record check (with vulnerable persons) as per agency policy;


This permanent position, reporting to the Executive Director, will be 4 days per week (28 hours per week). Compensation is $51,700 annually with 100% employer paid benefits after three months, including municipal pension plan.  Three weeks paid vacation is also offered.  WCCRC is centrally located in Vancouver with close access to Vancouver’s Skytrain and transit system. 


We welcome all applicants eligible to work in Canada.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and the search will remain open until we find the right candidate.  We thank all applicants for their interest, no phone calls please; only those being moved forward to the next round of the application process will be contacted.


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send your cover letter and resume in a one Word document to .
Contact Details:
Lynn Curtis
HR Consultant
www:   www.wstcoast.org

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