Job Posting 84484

Director, Finance
Atira Women's Resource Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver (Strathcona / Chinatown / Downtown Eastside)
closes in 12 days (Fri, 15 Jul)
full time  •  $87,500-$102,500 per annum. Plus a competitive leave and benefits package

About Us:
Atira Women's Resource Society, an award-winning nonprofit organization known for its inclusionary hiring practices and where a job is more than a paycheque. We offer the opportunity to work alongside a remarkable group of women working to make the world a more just place, one woman, one child, one home, one job at a time.

About the Job:
This role is integral to Atira’s leadership team, reporting directly to the Executive Director, Finance. and working in partnership with another Director, Finance, The Director, Finance is responsible to prepare and maintain the annual consolidated budget by working with various departments through the year; to analyze budget variances with operational directors and implement operational changes and coordinate any necessary accounting adjustments; to review internal control processes and analyze inter-departmental requirements to improve accounting-related procedures throughout the organization; to prepare financial documents required in various funding proposals; to analyze funding and grant contracts to ensure complete and accurate implementation of systems and processes to accommodate the new or added programs/services. The Director, Finance is also responsible for managing the Finance/Accounting team.
About You:
You have an inclusive/intersectional feminist analysis of violence against women and powerful alignment with Atira’s mission, vision, values and philosophy. You approach your work and live your life from a decolonizing, women-centred and social justice perspective. You are a team player who strives for excellence but loves to have a good laugh, is able to think fast, be critical and make sound decisions without agonizing, all while working in an incredibly dynamic and fast-paced environment. You hire great people and expect great things from them.
You have a minimum five (5) years of experience preferably in a not-for-profit environment developing and administering all aspects of financial services including budget preparation, monthly and quarterly financial analysis, payroll, accounts payables and receivables, audit activities, financial policies and procedures, and other related functions You have a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA) and exceptional finance knowledge gained through experience You have advanced Excel skills (vlookup, Pivot, complex formulation). You have experience working with Sage 300. Applicants with the equivalent combination of education and experience will be equally considered.

Additional Requisites/Assets:
• Lived expertise is an asset, as is living in the community in which you work.
• All positions are subject to a criminal records review (submitted by Atira).
• Covid-19 & Annual Flu Vaccination are required, unless with validated exemption


Resumes from qualified First Nations, Métis and or Inuk women are encouraged, as are resumes from Black women, women of colour, trans women, women who are disabled and women from other equity-seeking groups.

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