Job Posting 65726

Finance Controller
BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas, Victoria
closes in 37 days (Thu, 31 Dec)
part time

Innovative Employment Opportunity

Finance Controller

Permanent Part Time / 21-28 hours a week / Based in Victoria


The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) is a leading provincial organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of Indigenous people through the support of its 25 member agencies.


The BCAAFC acts as a unifying body for its member Friendship Centres, supporting strategic initiatives, policy development and program administration within the BC Friendship Centre Movement. The BCAAFC works closely with Friendship Centres, Provincial and Territorial Associations, and the National Association of Friendship Centres networks.


The organizational culture of the BCAAFC is rooted in a philosophy of respect, resilience, and community service. Your position as Finance Controller will support an entrepreneurial and socially innovative approach to enhancing the capacity of the central agency and its member Friendship Centres. You are a seasoned and mature leader with at least 5 to 7 years of experience in finance and in making actionable recommendations to senior leadership.


Your key competencies will include:

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years as a CPA or proven equivalent experience
  • Experience working in a not-for-profit agency
  • Ability to prepare all financial reporting materials and metrics for the approval of funding organizations and the BCAAFC Board of Directors
  • Prepare and communicate quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Demonstrated excellence in fund accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and audit preparation
  • Proven experience working with annual audit cycles (with external auditors)
  • Professional skills in financial analysis, planning and applying strategic vision to an operational model
  • Professional leadership, communication skills, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Hands-on accounting proficiencies in A/R, A/P and routine principles, practices and applications
  • Ability to build key performance indicators, monitor and evaluate performance levels
  • Advance knowledge in MS Office, Sage Accounting Software, and cloud based programs
  • Creative and innovative problem solving skills, grounded in ethics and integrity
  • Demonstrated commitment to the social sector with a passion for the BCAAFC’s mission

What do we have to offer you?

We have benefits once you complete your probation period that includes:

  • Three weeks paid vacation to start, the longer you stay— the more you get!
  • Automatic enrollment in our Wellness Group, a fun group of people to hang out with once a month
  • Understanding work environment


This position will be 3-4 days a week and is available immediately. The BCAAFC encourages applications from Indigenous candidates.


Please send applications to:


Julie Robertson | General Manager




Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.




Deadline: Posted until filled


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