Chief Financial Officer – Executive Committee
Time commitment: Minimum 5 hours/week volunteer commitment, in addition to Active Learning Club (details below)
Application deadline: Ongoing basis until filled
Managing and keeping an excellent record of all of SUTE’s expenses and funding (including but not limited to grants, donations, etc.).
Creating workflows for managing expenses/income, project budgets and reimbursements.
Aiding to coordinate funding for projects, partnerships and collaborations across all of SUTE’s teams.
Aiding with generation of additional revenue generation streams, and optimizing existing ones.
Filing our annual return, and generally advising on financial decisions in accordance with Corporations Canada’s standards.
Organizing and participating in meetings with potential partners, collaborators and funding bodies.
Providing monthly summary of finances to Executive Committee and Board of Directors and helping oversee creation of annual financial statement.
Coordinating payroll, and working/coordinating with our Bookkeeper/ Accountant.
Aiding with funding applications and project budgeting oversight, as needed.
Participating in the Active Learning Club (ALC), which is a monthly meeting or asynchronous activity (mandatory for all members of Shake Up The Establishment) where we continue one's on-going education on climate and social justice issues in our society, to consistently decolonize our activism and strive to practice better allyship. The structure of the ALC involves individual reading/viewing of educational material, followed by a reflective meeting or task.
Individuals with accounting, business or otherwise financial backgrounds and/or experience are encouraged to indicate this alongside their years of experience on their application.
CPA-certification strongly recommended, or relevant equivalent experience.
Multilingual ability with French and English, but also additional spoken, written and sign languages is considered an asset.
We strongly value abilities to work collaboratively with others, maintaining confidentiality as needed for projects and deliverables that require it and good organization skills.
Any academic background welcome; In particular, transdisciplinary backgrounds and those with traditional, ancestral or cultural ways of knowing are assets we value which critically contribute towards the richness and impact of our work.
Excellent communication skills and time management, particularly when working with those in different time zones and in an exclusively virtual environment.
Previous experience as a community organizer, working with registered non-profits and/or community groups is highly valued.
Must be technologically proficient (or a quick learner), and needs to have access to a device to engage in our work - however we encourage you to apply and if you are experiencing accessibility barriers for this, please reach out and we will do our best to accommodate this.