Vice President Finance

Organization Details
Organization Name: Pride Winnipeg
Address: 170 Scot St
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0L3
Organizational Description: OUR VISION: To live in a society in which all gender, sexual, and relationship diverse individuals can live their life without fear or oppression for being themselves.
OUR VISION: To live in a society in which all gender, sexual, and relationship diverse individuals can live their life without fear or oppression for being themselves.OUR FOUNDATIONAL VALUES: Diversity, Inclusivity, Safe Spaces, Accessibility, and Sustainability
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Position Summary & Job Purpose:
The Vice-President of Finance is responsible for setting the Organization's financial policy and direction while also
being an active participant in, and driver of the Organization's overall strategy. The Vice-President, Finance will
lead all financial administration, business planning, and budgeting. As a member of the senior leadership team, the
Vice-President, Finance will work closely with a motivated and engaged Finance committee composed of members
of the Board of Directors.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Strategy, Vision & Leadership:
%u2022 Advises leadership on financial budgeting, cash flow, and financial policy matters.
%u2022 Contributes to the development of Pride Winnipeg's strategic goals and objectives, as well as the overall
management of the Organization.
%u2022 Represents the Organization externally, where necessary, with banking negotiations, and decision
%u2022 Effectively communicates and presents critical financial matters at Board of Directors and Finance
committee meetings.
Division / Department Duties:
%u2022 Oversees the bookkeeping function, including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts
payable and accounts receivable.
%u2022 Develops and maintains timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the
Board and Finance committee members in accordance with accounting standards for private enterprises
%u2022 Develops and maintains complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.
%u2022 Develops and maintains financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts
receivable, credit control and petty cash.
%u2022 Oversees the management of all leases, contracts and other financial commitments.
%u2022 Reviews monthly results and implements monthly variance reporting.
%u2022 Supervises the Finance Division of the Organization, providing on-going feedback and training.
Organizational Development & Process Improvement:
%u2022 Actively participates in committees and special projects as assigned by the President, or Board of
%u2022 Maintains current knowledge on financial accounting and reporting best practices.
Attends professional accounting seminars and workshops, when available.
Financial Management:
%u2022 Serves as signatory on all Pride Winnipeg financial accounts, in partnership with the President.
%u2022 Responsible for the management of the Finance Division budgets, as approved by the Board of Directors.
%u2022 Approves expenses incurred by the Organization, through the use of financial requests.
%u2022 Ensures that all resources (time and supplies) are used in the most efficient ways possible, to support
department objectives.
Skills Required: Qualifications:
The Vice-President, Finance will be a seasoned and mature leader with at least 3 years of broad finance
experience, ideally beginning in audit, followed by experience gathering and evaluating financial information and
making actionable recommendations to senior leadership. They will ideally have experience managing finance
(accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting), for a nonprofit organization.
- Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) (or former CGA / CMA) designation is required.
- A minimum of three years professional financial experience.
- Mature and proactive, with evidence of having worked as a true business partner in leadership of an
- Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting.
- Skill in examining, developing, reengineering, and recommending financial policies and procedures.
- Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model.
- Ability to plan and manage at both strategic and operational levels.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
- Ability to establish and maintain working relationships within a diverse team.
- Collaborative, flexible, with a strong service based mentality.
- Hands-on ability to manage a dynamic, mission-driven team.
- A strong commitment to team development and life-long learning.
- Demonstrated commitment to the social sector with a passion for the Organization's mission.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Requires child minding
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Speaks another language: Any
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
Child minding
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Jan 1, 2020
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