Learning Disabilities Society is a growing, innovative, research-based, non-profit charity serving children and youth with learning differences. In collaboration with academic institutions, LDS offers individualized, evidence-based programs that target student-specific learning needs. Our growing programs and services currently operate online, from our Learning Centres in East Vancouver and North Vancouver, as well as from six in-school locations. We provide sustainable, affordable and individualized programs to ensure that all children have an opportunity to realize their full potential.
Through early intervention, we support students at a critical time in their life, leading to profound, positive change in student life outcomes. We are scaling-up our organization and service provision with the ultimate goal to effect system change with material and wide-ranging societal benefits.
The Financial Controller will work closely with our current bookkeeper, Executive Director, Fundraising Manager, board of directors and other staff to manage all LDS finance-related activities and ensure adherence to best practices. The Financial Controller will be an integral part of the LDS team, providing critical input regarding financial planning, budgeting, reporting, and controls that pertain to all LDS operations, advancement activities, and strategic planning. This role provides essential real-time information that impacts key LDS decision making.
Reports to: Executive Director
Start date: As soon as possible.
Location: This position works primarily out of our East Vancouver office, which is located on very good transit and bike routes, and has parking available.
Remuneration: We expect this to start as a part-time position, approx. 25 hours per week. We have budgeted a competitive daily rate range, commensurate with a professional of the stated experience and responsibility level. We would be pleased to discuss this at an initial interview. We are open to discussing how remuneration is recognized in a contractor or employment agreement. For employees, we are able to offer generous vacation and comprehensive extended health and dental benefits.
Equity: LDS is committed to employment equity and believes that a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve strengthens our ability to achieve our mission. We strongly encourage applicants of all genders, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, sexual orientations, abilities, and with a range of life experiences to apply.
Accessibility: Please note, LDS’s main office space is located on the ground floor of the building.
How to apply: Please send your resume and cover letter specifically indicating (a) past advancement experience and (b) experience with a growing organization as ONE PDF by 5pm Sunday September 20, 2020 to Rachel Forbes, Executive Director at . We encourage early applications; applications will be considered as received.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.
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