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Job Number:  41573
Business Operations Specialist
Job Posted: Thursday, 1 February 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 16 February 2018
(6 days ago)
Job Skills
Region: York / Durham area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Newmarket Salary: (not entered)

Business/Operations Specialist

Full-Time Opportunity

Newmarket Practice Firm


Who we are: Job Skills offers employment solutions connecting the skills of job seekers with the needs of employers to create a more vibrant community.


What we need:  A results-driven individual who:

  • Has demonstrated experience in Facilitation, Communication, Outreach/Marketing, Sales, Information Monitoring, Planning & Organizing, Building Partnerships, Coaching and Facilitating Change
  • Has experience in the Employment Sector, helping people to achieve their employment goals
  • Is proficient in Excel, Quickbooks, Simply Accounting, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Has previous experience developing a Business Plan, project planning, full-cycle accounting and with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), as defined by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accounts (CICA)
  • Has 3 – 5 years of experience working in the Accounting profession
  • Has well-developed interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills
  • Is highly organized, professional, accountable and has an appreciation for and the desire to work with Newcomer/Immigrants

What you will do: Coach Practice Firm Participants and deliver quality service to them while meeting contractual agreements by:

  • Supporting and overseeing the commercial operations of the accounting, sales/marketing and purchasing teams in their goal to simulate real business activity to preserve the Practice Firm’s viability
  • Assisting in the development of business knowledge acquisition and completion of projects
  • Supervising and mentoring all Business/Operations Participants and ensuring the development of their individual Work Experience Placement Plans
  • Being active in scheduling and participating in Performance Evaluations and providing the systems and structures for a consistent professional workplace atmosphere
  • Developing the curriculum and facilitating Financial, Sales and Marketing related clinics
  • Overseeing the development and maintenance of the Procedure Manual(s) for the Business/Operations Departments
  • Working as part of the Practice Firm Management team to promote and plan long term sustainability for the model through partnership building with the private sector

What you will get:  In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary and benefits package!


If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please read on to learn more about Job Skills, how you can apply to this exciting position and become part our growing Job Skills Team!


Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, Client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our Staff, our community and our Clients.


As a Practice Firm Business/Operations Specialist, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and business experience to help Participants achieve their employment goals.


Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and Client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.


We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title and Job Reference Number in the E-mail subject line and tell us how you learned about this job in your cover letter.


Please reply in confidence by 4:30 p.m. February 16, 2018.


JOB SKILLS   Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:  N020101


14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1




How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send applications in PDF format only via email and indicate the position title and Job Reference Number in the E-mail Subject line.
Contact Details:

www:   www.jobskills.org

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