Job Posting 67336

Financial Controller
Campbell River and District Association for Community Living
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas, Campbell River, BC
closed 6 days ago (Fri, 15 Jan)
full time

The Campbell River & District Association for Community Living (CRADACL) is one of the largest employers in the ‘Salmon Capital of the World’, beautiful Campbell River, British Columbia. It is a “registered charity” providing programs and services to people with developmental disabilities in the Campbell River & surrounding area. As the Financial Controller of CRADACL, you will provide financial support to the organization and its many diverse programs.



Financial Statements and Budgets:

  • In consultation with the ED, the Financial Controller is responsible and accountable for planning, organizing and coordinating the delivery of effective financial management and accounting activities by:
  • Preparing monthly financial statements in a timely manner;
  • Ensuring monthly reconciliation of significant balance sheet accounts including aged accounts receivable and accounts payable listings;
  • Preparing annual financial statements and all necessary working papers for the auditor;
  • Preparing annual tax return for the Association;
  • Collectively, with the program Supervisors, participates in budget process before presentation to the Board of Directors Finance Committee;
  • Preparing and entering budgets and applicable information into the computerized accounting system;
  • Providing advice to the Executive Director on any suggested change in investments/banking considerations.


Internal Control:

  • In consultation with the Executive Director, the Financial Controller:
  • Ensures that all funds, physical assets and other property of the Association are appropriately safeguarded and administered;
  • Ensures that the planning, administration and monitoring of the financial activity of the Association is in accordance with the Association’s long-term objectives;
  • Provides sound financial planning and budgetary information and monitors expenditures effectively, ensuring that expenditures of the Association are in line with budgetary considerations;
  • Supports and assists supervisors in the understanding of monthly financial statements, understanding the requirements of the accounting system and staying within budget;
  • Management and Maintenance of all Association Capital Assets;
  • Management and Maintenance of all Association Insurance Policies


Reporting Requirements:

  • In consultation with the Executive Director, the Financial Controller:
  • Prepares and files all necessary documents of a financial nature including PST, GST, EHT remittances, the annual Charities Return, CAP funding and expenditure reports, CLBC Service Level Reports, & BC Housing Annual Reports;
  • Interprets financial statements and reports on the financial status of the Association to the Executive Director and to the Board of Directors;


Management Team:

  • In consultation with the Executive Director, the Financial Controller:
  • Participates in Management Team meetings and ensures the administration of the Rent Subsidy Programs;
  • Acts as a primary liaison with BC Housing Management Commission; and
  • Maintains custody of society seal and uses as required.


Contract Management:

  • In consultation with the Executive Director, the Financial Controller:
  • Ensures all contracts have the proper and appropriate signatures;
  • Reviews contracts and ensures funds are available for payment of contract;
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director, participates in the negotiation of contracts with a variety of contractors;
  • Writes proposals for a variety of funding opportunities;
  • Performs other related duties, as required.




Required Education/Experience:

The following qualifications are required or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be accepted.

• Degree in Accounting, C.PA. or C.A. or C.G.A or C.M.A. designation, and

• 3 - 5 years prior experience in a non-profit, social services organization, and

• 2 years experience management/supervisory experience, and

• Computer knowledge, including accounting software packages such as AccPac, Sage 300, MS Excel


Required Skills/Abilities:

· Demonstrated oral and written communication and leadership skills.

· Demonstrated ability to prepare statistical analysis.

· Demonstrated experience in staff development.

· Excellent ability to work with and provide leadership and support to all levels of an organization including management, staff, clients, consumers, 

  families and government funding agencies.

· Ability to plan, monitor and evaluate budgets.

· Ability to organize, plan and implement financial activities appropriate to the goals of the Association.

· Experience in the development of financial policies, procedures and operating guidelines.



• Consent to a Criminal Record Check

• Negative Tuberculin test

• Hepatitis B vaccine

• Must have access to a vehicle


Salary commensurate with experience


Application deadline: 2021-01-15


Interested candidates must be available to start this long term contract mid to late January 2021 allow for a significant handover period


COVID-19 considerations: We have a small administrative staff and our office has strict COVID-19 restrictions.

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