Treasurer, Board of Directors

Organization Details
Organization Name: Active Aging in Manitoba (AAIM)
Address: 1075 Leila
Winnipeg MB  R2P 2W7
Website: http://activeagingmb.ca
Organizational Description: AAIM is a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to the promotion of active aging opportunities for all older Manitobans to enhance their health, mobility and continuing participation in their community. We are also the provincial organization responsible for the planning and implementation of the annual Manitoba 55+ Games. Our office is located inside the Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks General Hospital, 1075 Leila Avenue in Winnipeg.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: *Oversee the development of high-level financial policies and their review by the AAIM Board.
*Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and its presentation to the AAIM Board for review.
*Ensure that the appropriate monthly or quarterly financial statements are reviewed by the AAIM Board.
*Ensure that the AAIM Board regularly monitors the organization's financial performance and alerts it to any important discrepancies between planned and actual figures.
*Ensure that the organization maintains the appropriate financial books and records and that these are accurate and up to date.
*Ensure government tax filings and remittances are submitted on a timely basis.
*Ensure that payroll and other liabilities are settled in a timely manner.
*Serve as a co-signer of cheques with at least one another signing officer.
*Ensure that excess funds and reserves are properly held and invested.
*Verify that donations are handled appropriately and that grants, and service delivery contracts are accounted for in accordance with the requirements of funders.
*Meet with the external auditor, if needed, to identify any financial control and record keeping problems or deficiencies and oversee action by the Executive Director and financial officer to address them.
*Assists the Executive Director and Board Chair with the development and presentation of the annual report.
*Present or co-present the organization's financial report and recommend appointment or reappointment of auditor at the Annual General Meeting.
*Helps, along with the Executive Director, keep the Board informed of important financial events, trends, and issues relevant to the organization.
Skills Required: *Commitment to the organization's mission and strategic directions.
*An understanding of, and experience with, good financial management and reporting practices.
*A professional accounting designation would be an asset.
*An appreciation of the kind and level of financial information needed at a not-for-profit organization board level to inform and support decision making.
*An ability to commit the time required to fulfill the responsibilities described.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: *An understanding of the needs of older adults in Manitoba as it relates to healthy active aging
*Having made a difference in the lives of older Manitobans, via contributions to their physical, social, and mental wellness, independence and quality of life.
*Connections with other individuals and agencies with a vested interest in healthy active aging
*Financial skills working with a not-for-profit
Age: 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Approximately 5 hours per month (board meetings, meetings with the Executive Director, committee meetings).
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? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Speaks another language: no preference
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: kwhalen@sogh.mb.ca
Phone: 204-632-3947
Closing Date: Jan 25, 2021
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