Job Posting 89221

Financial Controller
WINGS of Providence
Edmonton area
closed 5 days ago (Fri, 25 Nov)
full time


About the Organization:

WINGS of Providence is a non-profit organization that provides second-stage shelter, affordable housing, and wrap around support services for women and children who have experienced family violence.


About the Position:

The Financial Controller will assume responsibility for the complete and accurate financial reporting of the Society. The Society is in a period of transformation and is seeking an individual that would be excited by implementing new accounting and banking processes in order to automate financial reporting. The Society is looking for someone who can help build the processes and reporting that we need to grow the organization and offer even more support to women and children in need.


Key responsibilities of this position include:

 Full cycle accounting of the organization along with another member of the finance team

  • Cash management and cash forecasting
  • Transformation of banking to fully electronic. This individual will be the lead in transitioning to fully electronic banking for the organization within the first 6 months of their post.
  • Payroll oversight and review of work performed by third party provider
  • Employee benefit oversight
  • GST filings and compliance
  • Preparation of the Annual Budget
  • Preparation of relevant financial information for Grant Applications and reporting as required
  • Compilation of Financial Statements and other reporting to present to the board on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for the year end audit and providing all required documents to our auditors
  • Preparation of the charitable tax return at year end
  • Transformation of accounting systems and processes. This individual will be key in deciding on a new accounting and financial reporting system as well as implementing it within the first year of their post.
  • All other duties as required by the Executive Director of the Organization


Qualifications and Experience

 CPA Designation or Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Accounting with at least 5 years relevant experience with full cycle accounting preferably within a Not-for-Profit Organization

  • Conditions of employment: Clear criminal record check, credit check, and Intervention record check every 3 years.
  • The ideal candidate will be a team player that can explain financial reports in a straightforward manner to management and board members. Interest and ability to modernize financial and payroll reporting systems.  WINGS is a fast-paced environment with numerous donors and financial sources so strong organizational skills are important. 


Offers and Benefits:

An attractive compensation package, including salary, annual bonus program, health and wellness benefits and matching RRSP program.



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