Job Posting 70662

Manager, Finance
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, 620 Royal Avenue, New Westminster
closes in 8 days (Sun, 16 May)
full time - term / contract  •  Under review, includes benefits


Position Title:                    Manager, Finance

Location:                            New Westminster YMCA (620 Royal Avenue, New Westminster)


Terms:                               Term, Full-Time

Start Date:                         As soon as possible

End Date:                           March 4, 2022, with possibility for extension


Salary:                                Under review, includes benefits

Reports to:                         Vice President, Finance


Benefits:                            Typical 7 hour work day / 35 hour work week

                                           Extended Health and Dental Benefits

                                           Competitive time off – 20 vacation days

                                           Paid sick time and leaves

                                           YMCA Staff Membership

                                           Business Casual Dress

                                           CPA Membership Fees

                                           Training, Professional Development, and Education Assistance Program

                                           Employee Assistance Program

                                           Be part of a charitable organization that positively impacts the community   


About us:

The YMCA cares about raising healthy and resilient kids, ensuring youth feel confident and supported, and helping people feel healthy and connected to others in the community. As the Lower Mainland's largest operational charity, our staff and volunteers provide vital community services that have a positive impact on some of the community's most pressing social issues.


We’ve been a part of the Lower Mainland for more than 130 years––a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to reach their potential. Serving 120,000 people annually, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides programs and services in health and fitness, aquatics, child care, camp, employment, education and training, child and family development, immigrant services, global initiatives, youth leadership development and health management. In all things, we align our activities with our values:

  • Do the right thing - We are caring, respectful, honest and responsible in all we do
  • Put people first - We believe in the strengths, perspectives and passion of people
  • Keep our promises -We do what we say we will do
  • Lead by example -We are courageous, speak with conviction, listen attentively and collaborate


Nature & Scope:

We are seeking a dynamic Manager, Finance to join our team. Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, the Finance Manager is a collaborative and very much “hands-on” business partner and trusted advisor supporting an operations portfolio.  The Finance Manager is responsible for the full range of accounting cycle duties and responsibilities, focused on the financial and operational accounting transactions for the YMCA of Greater Vancouver.


You are a leader with experience in accounting, financial management and budgets. You are excited to support, coach, and mentor your team to meet financial goals and expectations. You are an impact-driven professional with a curious mindset and the desire to continuously learn more. You are passionate about improving the way we work as we continue to grow and evolve. You will ensure the preparation of timely, accurate and complete accounting information and reports to meet both internal and external requirements.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and analyze meaningful financial information, statements, and reports, to provide current and accurate business information to YMCA operations portfolio
  • Supervise 1-2 accounting staff and provide coaching and mentoring to all accounting staff
  • Support operating managers with annual budget preparation, ongoing accruals and adjustments, and monitoring internal statements and investigating significant variances
  • Problem solve with operating managers and provide guidance and advice on an ongoing basis
  • Create and distribute monthly and year-end financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Preparation of year-end audit working papers and liaise with external auditors to provide them with the necessary information for annual audits of the YMCA operating charity and two foundations
  • Make business process improvements to support ongoing growth of the YMCA
  • Ensure appropriate systems and controls are implemented and maintained
  • Prepare tax filings such as GST, PST, and Corporate Tax Returns if needed



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related discipline
  • CPA professional accounting designation, an asset (or must be enrolled in CPA program and working towards designation)
  • Up to 5 years progressive accounting or related experience
  • Leadership/supervisory experience
  • Advanced Excel skills (power pivot and analysis), Microsoft Power BI an asset
  • Experience with Sage 300 Premium preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Records Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding start date
  • 3 Professional Reference Checks to be completed



In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:

Leading Self

  • Evolve in Professional Capability – Commit to being better
  • Achieve Excellence and Authenticity – Show up with the best version of you

Leading Others

  • Develop the Potential in Others – Help people grow and lead
  • Create a Culture of Connection – Build bridges between people and partners

Leading Mission

  • Think and Act Strategically – Make good decisions and act on them
  • Make an Intentional Impact – Advance the strength and cause of the Y



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