Revelstoke Community Connections Looking for a Director of Finance

Revelstoke Community Connections are looking to hire a Director of Finance. For more information, see below.

The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for managing administrative functions, the office and all financial matters. This includes management of the financial and administration technical functions and the supervision of staff members responsible for those functions. The incumbent participates in developing Community Connections annual business plan and budget, monitors progress toward achieving business plan targets, establishes and maintains information tracking systems, including manual and electronic schedules and document control systems, provides accurate and timely customer service to staff, volunteers and funders as needed, and coordinates all
Community Connections office operations and special projects as needed. In addition, the Director, will work with and provide support to the Executive Team as well as ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and CARF.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Develops, manages and supervises effective administrative procedures to ensure the efficient
operation of the Society’s administration, office and finance departments; ensures appropriate
resources and facilities related support, supplies and equipment. Maintains contact with
Program Directors/Managers as required for payroll, compensation expense transactions.

2. Manages and maintains the document control system, including updating and culling as

3. Develops and implements relevant Community Connections policies and procedures with
compliance to CARF standards

4. Maintains currency and organizational integrity of electronic files for Community Connections

5. Develops and monitors the annual budget, performs monthly budget control, reconciles

6. Manages and supervises the Finance & Administration department and associated staff and
liaises with external auditors as required to ensure accurate financial management and

7. Coordinates documents required for audit preparation and review

8. Liaises with Program Directors and Program Managers regarding, IT services, human
resources and financial services

9. Manages the recruitment and performance development of administration, IT and finance

10. Monitors Human Resources records for Community Connections’ staff

11. Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective business relations with
vendors, outside vendors and regulators and professional trade groups

12. Assumes responsibility for related duties as required.


Education/Certification Relevant post-secondary degree or equivalent, senior level or graduate of a recognized accounting program or equivalent education and experience

Required Knowledge An in-depth knowledge of financial theories, principals and practices; a knowledge of manual and automated financial and accounting systems and controls and the system and control and reporting requirements of Community Connections and its funders.

Advanced knowledge and experience in the use of computerized payroll systems, human resource capital
management systems and technology

Advanced knowledge of Collective Agreement requirements

Knowledge of key components of the British Columbia Employment Standards Act

Leading and understanding a financial audit

Budget compilation, variance analysis and forecasting

Establishing budgeting frameworks

Researching and purchasing Directors and Officers, and Commercial General Liability insurance policies

Financial Management in a not-for-profit organization in receipt of grants from numerous funding sources;

Risk assessment and management

Knowledge of the governance of societies and charitable organizations.

Experience Required Five or more years of high level accounting experience, Government funding contracts and payroll and human resource management systems

Experience with government regulations with respect to registered charities

Experience in accounting systems (Sage & other), database management and bookkeeping

Applications must include a current resume with a cover letter stating your qualifications and education for the Posted

Position to:
Thomas Zuliniak, Human Resource Specialist
Community Connections (Revelstoke) Society
Box 2280, Revelstoke, B.C. VOE 2S0


Sheena Bell, Executive Director
Community Connections (Revelstoke) Society
Box 2280, Revelstoke, B.C. VOE 2S0

Thank you for your interest and application; only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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