Job Posting 99185

Funding and Finance Director
Project 10
Montreal Metro area
10138 Rue Lajeunesse, Montréal, Quebec H3L 2E2
closed 6 days ago (Fri, 16 Feb)
full time  •  $75,000 - $80,000 (commensurate with experience)

Project 10 Funding and Finance Director Job Posting

  • Are you passionate about 2SLGBTQI+ youth wellness and empowerment?
  • Do you want a job that is meaningful and that makes a difference in people’s lives, every day?
  • Are you the type of person who embraces challenge and complexity?
  • Are you a caring, positive, collaborative and confident leader?
  • Are you organized, efficient and autonomous?
  • Are you experienced with and committed to anti-oppression?

 

Project 10 is currently looking to hire a Funding and Finance Director to lead the organization in a proactive, organized and collaborative manner.  Project 10 works to promote the personal, social, sexual and mental well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex and questioning (2SLGBTQ+) youth and adults 14-25. Through advocacy and education, using a harm reduction approach, Project 10 aims to facilitate the empowerment of youth at individual, community, and institutional levels with a particular emphasis on supporting individuals and groups who experience multiple and intersecting oppressions. Services are free of charge, confidential and anonymous, and are offered in English and French. 

More information on Project 10’s services and programs is here.  You can also consult the last annual report and financial statements here.

We are also hiring an Executive Director at the same time.  Both of these positions will include the opportunity to benefit from a solid orientation process and ongoing coaching.

 

Terms:

    • $75,000 - $80,000 (commensurate with experience)
    • 32-40 hrs per week according to your preference and the needs of the organization, with the possibility of some hybrid work
    • Competitive benefits including:
      • Health benefits with Desjardins insurance
      • $500.00 per reference year (April 1-March 31) to be used toward self-care, upon approval by the Board of Directors 
      • Four weeks vacation (two weeks are to be chosen by the employee, at least four weeks in advance, with the authorization of the Board of Directors; Two weeks are to be taken during the period when Project 10 is closed (one (1) week during the month of August and one (1) week during the month of December).  
  • Grief days, special paid leave, leave of absence, professional development sabbatical, religious holidays as per our personnel policy

 

Main areas of responsibility:

Financial management

  • Ensure strong financial management and oversight, with an eye to mitigating risks
  • Supervise and support the external accountant and internal bookkeeper
  • Ensure the proper processing of petty cash, payroll, accounts payable and receivable
  • Ensure that employee remittances and other government payments are filed on time
  • Ensure that tax reports are filed, in partnership with the accountant
  • Oversee filing of paperwork with the Registraire des entreprises du Quebec

Charitable status

  • Oversee immediate submission of T3010 report to registered charities directorate with support from an external consultant, the finance coordinator and accountant
  • Ensure proper processing of donations, adequate issuing of tax receipts and thank you cards for donors in partnership with the Fundraising Coordinator 
  • Ensure confidentiality of donor information

Governance 

  • Support the ED as needed to ensure smooth governance processes are in place
  • Support the ED to recruit and training new Board members as needed
  • Provide monthly updates to the Board in terms of fundraising and finance

Funding & partnerships

  • Maintain strong, transparency and professional relationships with all funders (government, foundation, corporate, individual donors)
  • Oversee creation and submission of any reports to funders
  • Oversee annual renewal of PSOC
  • Identify and prioritize grants that support existing operations / core costs
  • Collaborate with the external consultancy team and incoming Board to identify and apply for other funding opportunities that arise
  • Oversee an annual fundraising campaign geared towards individuals 

 

Requirements

  • Available to work in person in Montreal (at the P10 offices in the neighbourhood of Ahunstic) 
  • Lived experience in 2SLGBTQI+ communities;
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a management, coordination or administrative position in the non-profit sector, specifically with experience in supporting and supervising staff;
  • Functional bilingualism e.g. ability to converse with members and partners comfortably in French and English, ability to write grants in French and English;
  • Commitment to upholding the bylaws, policies, values and approaches of the organization;
  • Past experience in contributing to and upholding an anti-oppressive, equitable workplace;
  • Strong, organized financial management and oversight skills;
  • Strong ability to communicate and act in a professional and ethical way;
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities simultaneously;
  • Collaborative, confident leadership style; 
  • Previous experience recruiting, supervising, supporting, and when necessary, overseeing disciplinary actions with staff;
  • Strong group facilitation skills and past experience with consensus-based decision-making;
  • Comfortable with potentially working with staff partially in person and partially remote;

Assets:

  • Previous experience working in any of the following: 2SLGBTQI+ organization, youth organization, BIPOC organization, health and social services organization, direct service provision organization, etc.;
  • Previous experience with governance e.g. special general meetings, onboarding new board members, writing policy;
  • Previous experience recruiting, supervising, supporting and when necessary, overseeing disciplinary actions with volunteers and contractors
  • Conflict resolution skills.

Application and hiring process

If you are at all interested or curious, we encourage you to apply.

We encourage you to apply even if you have some of the requirements, not all of them, and even if you see yourself doing some of the tasks above, and not all of them. 

Only applications that include a cover letter OR short video presentation and CV will be accepted.  You can apply in English or French.

Please note that functional bilingualism is required for this position.  We will be doing a pre-screening to assess your level of comfort with both languages before a full interview.  This pre-screening will also be an opportunity for you to ask us questions about the position and assess your interest and comfort with what you might be taking on.  

We strongly encourage you to share any relevant lived experience that you have that contributes to your skills and expertise, such as unpaid and under the table work, internships, volunteer experience, grassroots solidarity and fundraising work, entrepreneurship, activism etc.  This is valued and will be considered as an asset in the hiring process.  

Please send your cover letter or video, as well as your CV Attn: FD Hiring Committee to   by February 12th, 9am.

Employment Equity 

Project 10 recognizes the unique contributions of people who experience marginalization or oppression and invites people who are Black, Indigenous, people of colour, women, 2SLGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, people who are HIV+, and/or previously incarcerated to apply. Project 10, as a youth organization, encourages those that are near our age mandate to apply. (Unfortunately, those under 18 are not eligible, nor are current or recent Project 10 service users.)

If you have any accessibility needs for the interviewing process, please don’t hesitate to make that known to the hiring team.  We will do our best to accommodate you.  

Only applicants selected for a pre-interview will be contacted. 

If you have any questions about the position or the application process, please email and a member of the hiring committee will get back to you. A new Board of Directors will be elected at the Special General Meeting on January 22nd at 6:30.  All are welcome to attend.  This will be a good opportunity to learn about P10, hear from staff and meet the incoming Board of Directors. See the P10 website for more information and email to learn more about becoming a member.

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