CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER

THE ROLE
OBC is seeking a skilled fundraising professional who will be responsible for expanding and increasing the impact of our corporate partnership program.  Reporting to the Head of Engagement and Development, and working closely with the Executive Director and Cabinet, the Manager, Corporate Partnerships will focus on securing major support from corporate partners; lead the execution of partnership and grant agreements, and take an active role in collaborating with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to support all fundraising efforts to further the mission of OBC across the country.

The Manager will be responsible for developing a corporate partnership strategy in-line with the organization’s strategic plan. They will also manage a portfolio of corporate donors/prospects; be responsible for relationship cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and communication activities; and provide donor database support as well as support other team activities (i.e. corporate event sponsorships).

 

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Director Of Finance And Operations

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust was created to protect and conserve our province’s incredible natural legacy. They save outstanding natural areas through land conservation. They use a strategic, science-driven approach to identify and protect the most threatened, unique, and significant natural areas for nature and for future generations to enjoy. The Nature Trust stewards over 19,000 acres of land across Nova Scotia, and through their ambitious Twice the Wild campaign, aim to double their protected space for nature by 2025.

Now, given the growth of their organization, we are currently recruiting for an experienced Director of Finance and Operations to join their team of dedicated professionals.

Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Director, the Director of Finance and Operations is responsible for overseeing operations and administration, finance, human resources, policy and IT functions for the Nature Trust. The DFO role is multi-faceted, serving as a member of the leadership team, manager of the finance and operations team, support to the Executive Director, and playing a hands-on role in key finance and operations functions.

Responsibilities will include the following core areas:

  • Financial: In collaboration with the Executive Director, oversees financial planning, growth and management of the organization’s finances and assets, and ensuring healthy cash flow are maintained
  • Operations: Oversees and supports implementation of all day-to-day operations and administration
  • Human Resources: In collaboration with the leadership team, ensures the organization has the required staff and volunteer resources and expertise required to fulfil the organization’s mission, strategic priorities and ongoing operations. Directly manages the finance and operations team
  • Policy and Planning: In collaboration with the leadership team, oversees creation, implementation, review, evaluation and alignment of strategic and operational plans and priorities
  • Supports the Executive Director in providing governance and administrative support to the Board and Board committees and providing regular reports on organizational performance, strategy, risk, finance and human resources
  • Supports the Executive Director in the leadership and management of the Nature Trust and reaching the organization’s strategic and operation plans and goals

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Finance Administrator

UNESCO Biosphere Regions are places where people share a way of living with nature that builds a future we’re proud of. We model solutions for a sustainable future, celebrate cultural and biological diversity, and empower people to engage with one another and with nature in healthier ways. The Fundy Biosphere Region contributes to building vibrant and resilient human and environmental communities through conservation and promotion of sustainable development in the Upper Bay of Fundy region.

Fundy Biosphere Region is looking for an enthusiastic Finance Administrator for the management of the organization’s multiple financial accounts including payables, receivables, projects, payroll, and preparation of financial statements. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative team of multiple ENGOs and will manage bookkeeping for a group of organizations. Attention to detail and good organizational skills will be required to thrive in this position. Training for this position is available so we encourage all interested individuals to apply.

Responsibilities:
Familiarize yourself with the collaborative’s missions, visions, and projects
Manage multiple financial accounts, record keeping, reporting, and remittances
Reporting directly to Executive Directors of the collaborative

The following duties may be assigned.
Prepare and distribute all payables bi-weekly
Prepare and distribute all receivables
Reconciliation and submission of HST, if applicable
Responsible for deposits and bank reconciliations
Financial Recordkeeping of physical and electronic for the current year and historical years
Oversee payroll, information slips, remittances to employees bi-weekly
Submit and reconcile employee taxes, CPP & EI on monthly basis to CRA
Prepare employee T4’s annually
Prepare and submit annually, Form 100 as well as proper reporting of any workplace incidents to WorksafeNB
Prepare financial statements on a quarterly basis or as requested
Prepare documentation for all financial audits and annual reviews
Ensure Governance and Finance procedures/policies are followed
Preparing submissions for, and financial reporting and auditing on funding projects
Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications (essential):
Post-Secondary Education in Accounting/Financial Management or equivalent work experience
Advanced computer skills in SAGE, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace
Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
Ability to manage efficient financial reporting systems and regular reporting schedules for time-limited projects, as well as provide the Executive Director and board members with (minimum) quarterly budget updates and financial reports upon request

Asset Qualifications (non-essential)
Bilingual in both official languages
Residing within the Fundy Biosphere Region

Term and rate: Part-time or full-time hours available. Work-from-home or office available. Typically weekdays with some/rare evenings/weekends, 35h per week, remuneration based on experience.

Please send your resume and cover letter to info@fundy-biosphere.ca as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Dingman at (506) 874-3272.

Financial Accountant

ECO Canada is the steward for the Canadian environmental workforce across all industries. From job creation and wage funding, to training and labour market research – we champion the end-to-end career of an environmental professional. We work with the federal, provincial, and municipal governments in all Canadian regions to support economic growth and environmental stewardship as best practice.

When you work at ECO Canada, you are supporting the growth of an abundant environmental workforce. Along with competitive benefits and compensation, we provide the opportunity to work alongside a dynamic team that values collaboration, high performance and, of course, celebrating our successes! We believe that rewarding, meaningful work should be part of every step of the career journey.

Job Description

Are you looking for a role where you will truly make a difference and contribute to a growing industry in Canada? ECO Canada is looking for performance-driven individual to join the team immediately. Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, the successful candidate will have a passion for the environment and expertise in full-cycle accounting with a significant role in the day-to-day operations of ECO Canada.

 

This position requires a flexibility to adapt to changes in overall organizational activity. At times of peak activity, tasks will need to be delegated and overseen, while at times of focused activity, the ability to provide hands on accounting support will be required.

 

As a key member of the Finance team, the Financial Accountant will be responsible for monitoring the progress of projects, investigating variances, monitoring expenses, supporting the team with day-to-day activities and preparing monthly and quarterly reports. While each member of ECO Canada has individual responsibilities, ECO takes a team-based approach. Everyone is encouraged to take ownership of his/her ideas and to see them through to completion, collaborating with key influencers as required.

 

Responsibilities

Provide accurate data entry, timely reporting, and effective general support in all areas related to accounting, finance and operations;
Reconcile invoices and identify discrepancies;
Create and update expense reports;
Prepare payment runs for approval;
Assist in completing monthly bank and credit card reconciliations;
Maintain digital and physical financial records;
Provide backup support for payroll functions;
Provide accounting and budget management support for projects as assigned;
Support in preparation of monthly financial reports;
Overview and analysis of budgets and actuals;
Review account totals related to project assets and expenses;
Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management;
Create and submit government reports related to projects;
Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required;
Employ problem-solving skills and analysis, and report problems to the Senior Finance Manager, as necessary;
Guarantee timely reporting, budgeting, financial management and project forecasting;
Liaise with project staff and support them in book-keeping needs related to their program areas;
Complete monthly reconciliation for all project accounts;
Maintain an accurate and complete trail of supporting documentation for all financial and bookkeeping activities;
Maintain up-to-date, complete, and systematic filing system to support book-keeping and financial records;
Prepare internal reports.
Quarterly & Annual Cycle:

Assist in preparation of quarterly reporting and project submissions;
Assist in the preparation of annual business filings;
Provide support for annual audit process.
Team support:

Special projects as assigned;
Contributing to process improvement initiatives;
Supporting co-workers in high-volume activity times;
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Education

3-5 years experience in project accounting;
Bachelor’s Degree or some courses in accounting or business preferred;
Accounting designation is an asset, but not mandatory;
Experience in government reporting preferred;
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written;
Excellent working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and computerized accounting or ERP systems;
Accuracy and attention to detail while working under tight deadlines;
Assertive, comfortable communicating with various types of individuals;
Good interpersonal and customer service skills;
Ability to follow through and complete overlapping projects;
Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills;
Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills;
Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities, and see projects through to completion;
Are enthusiastic, energetic, and self-motivated and able to coordinate with different departments.
This is a full-time position, with a three-month probationary period upon start date. If you feel you are the perfect fit for the position and looking to join a company culture that is fun, flexible, and defined by our collective drive for success, please apply now through our website. Please upload your resume and cover letter as one PDF file. Applicants who do not include a cover letter will not be considered.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Coordinator, Funding and Grants

About TRCA:

With more than 60 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario, created to safeguard and enhance the health and well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the ecological services the environment provides.

TRCA works to protect the integrity and health of the rivers and creeks in the jurisdiction, develop a system of green and natural spaces that sustains local ecosystems, and advance sustainable practices that improve people’s lives within our growing region.
How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:

 

Working under the guidance of the Project Manager, Strategic Business Planning and Performance, the Coordinator, Funding and Grants is responsible for the day-to-day and long-term management of the grants program and will apply best practices in grant writing and leverage their superior writing and content management skills to coordinate this corporate wide program. With broad knowledge of private and public sector funding agencies, and with excellent writing, communication and organizational skills, this person identifies and evaluates funding opportunities, and manages the lifecycle of funding applications and grant administration. This position regularly composes strategic internal and external communications, oversees the application of the funding and grants policy and procedure, and is responsible for cultivating and nurturing new and ongoing relationships with funding agency staff as well as with community stakeholders, government representatives, and internal clients. Additionally, this person develops, implements, and manages corporate tools, standards, and procedures to facilitate funding development and streamline funding administration processes across the organization. Through these key functions, the Coordinator, Funding and Grants contributes positively to the strategic development and effective management of the grants program at TRCA.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and guides the funding research and planning function to identify funding opportunities that advance strategic goals.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all corporate funding needs. Communicates with senior staff to stay current on operating, programming, capital and capacity-building projects and related funding requirements.
  • Acts as a primary point of contact for funding agency staff (e.g., Program Officers, Program Managers, and Advisors). Communicates regularly with agency staff to stay current on funding programs and ensure alignment.
  • Manages the writing and development of grants and funding proposals for the organization.
  • Employs excellent writing and communication skills, strong tactical thinking skills, and attention to detail to carry out all activities.
  • Coordinates and prepares all components of grant and funding submissions throughout the project lifecycle including selection, application, agreement, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Ensures that grants/funding proposals are designed, formatted, packaged, and submitted in accordance with funding agency requirements and as well as with corporate style standards and best communications practices.
  • Composes strategic business documents, materials, and corporate communication through conceptualizing, developing, and/or evaluating various business documents (e.g., business cases, business plans, etc.) and regularly prepares corporate documents (e.g., board reports) and communications (e.g. speeches, presentation materials, briefing notes, and formal correspondence);
  • Supports senior staff in facilitating positive stakeholder relations to garner political and financial support for TRCA initiatives.
  • Facilitates all aspects related to the development, implementation, and management of corporate tools, standards, and procedures used to prioritize and determine all corporate funding applications across the organization. Uses excellent organization and communication skills to ensure efficient workflow.
  • Develops policies and procedures used to streamline funding administration and application processes for TRCA and Toronto and Region Conservation Foundation.

What will you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Professional Writing or other relevant field
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience related to major tasks
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s license
  • Superior writing, editing and communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of grant-writing strategies
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of best practices, developments and trends in corporate communications
  • Knowledge of federal, provincial, regional, and/or community funding sources and mechanisms
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, relationship management, and leadership skills
  • Proven strategic planning and critical thinking skills
  • Advanced database management skills
  • Ability to provide technical advice and information to staff in area of focus
  • Ability to determine informational needs, to collect and analyze information, and to devise and develop statistical analyses and reports
  • Knowledge of Raisers Edge or other similar databases is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively across several departments
  • Advanced computer literacy using Microsoft Suite, and Office 365.

What TRCA has to offer you:

As part of a progressive team you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. Working with experts within our field, you will join a team of colleagues that are committed to TRCA’s core values of integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence (icare).
You will be part of a diverse and inclusive organization that:

  • Makes a positive difference in the communities we serve.
  • Fosters high performance and collaborative teams.
  • Provides continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits program (including Defined Benefit Pension
  • Plan – OMERS/OTPP).
  • Provides unique TRCA Perks.
  • Provides flexible work arrangements.
  • Offers potential for career growth and advancement.

Position Details:
Employment type: Full -Time

Hours of work: 35hrs/week
Work Location: Head Office – 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan
Division: Corporate Services
Business Unit: Strategic Business Planning and Performance
To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting job posting TRCA-224-21 prior to midnight on January 7, 2022.

All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a precondition to being hired by TRCA.  TRCA will comply with its obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code and any other applicable legislation.

While the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver’s abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.

TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the TRCA. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.

Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection and onboarding process is collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27. Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Supervisor of Records, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R6, (416) 661-6600 extension 5216.

Property Agent, Property Management

About TRCA:

With more than 60 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario, created to safeguard and enhance the health and well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the ecological services the environment provides.

TRCA works to protect the integrity and health of the rivers and creeks in the jurisdiction, develop a system of green and natural spaces that sustains local ecosystems, and advance sustainable practices that improve people’s lives within our growing region.
How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:

Under the general guidance and direction of  the Senior Property Agent, the Property Agent is responsible for the ongoing coordination and support in the management of TRCA owned and managed lands and real estate assets. Specifically, this position provides support in the case of routine or less complex proposals, leadership of programs relating to acquisitions and disposals, and the coordination and negotiation of transactions, contracts and land use and management agreements. It also encompasses the management of external consultants including but not limited to legal, survey, appraisal, environmental and construction professionals. The position’s objective is to ensure senior leadership are informed of ongoing negotiations, environmental conditions, and risks relating to projects and provide appropriate recommendations.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Supports routine land acquisition and management programs and projects as set out in the property and risk management work plan. This involves, but is not limited to:
    • Negotiating agreements.
  • Requesting and reviewing external consultant reports.
  • Preparing reports for senior management and board.
  • Communicating updates to senior management and making strategic recommendations, where appropriate.
  • Liaising with internal departments to review and comment on routine or non-complex initiatives.
  • Ensuring stakeholders are aware and understand corporate directions and initiatives.
  • Encourages internal and external stakeholders to participate in high priority TRCA projects.
  • Maintains regular and direct involvement in corporate projects and high priority objectives.
  • Supports and leads routine ongoing program and project requirements.
  • Reviews and assesses opportunities and risks associated with ongoing initiatives or programs.
  • Manages and coordinates routine program requirements and oversees a wide variety of internal and external asset use and management.
  • Executes diligence in reviewing, circulating, considering, and recommending directions or actions.
  • Ensures compliance and conformity with internal policies including but not limited to
  • Encroachment, Land Sale, Contaminated sites etc. and external regulations and requirements.
  • Supports multi-year goals and project requirements using tact and demonstrating a high degree of problem solving.
  • Coordinates and participates with stakeholders and funding partners to support ongoing land acquisition and management priorities.
    *Note: All activities are expected to be performed in a safe manner, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its Regulations, along with Corporate Safety policies, procedures and programs.  In addition, all necessary personal protective equipment must be used and maintained in good condition.

 

What will you need to succeed:

  • Post-secondary school education (4-year degree or 3-year diploma) in real estate, appraisal, planning, law or related disciplines.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience related to real estate, appraisal, planning, legal.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret legislation applicable to areas under review and to ascertain compliance.
  • Advanced project management, time management, organizational, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to collaborate on opportunities and creatively problem solve.
  • Strong analytical skills in defining issues, creating innovative processes.
  • Excellent communication skills, negotiation and project management skills.

What TRCA has to offer you:

As part of a progressive team, you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. Working with experts within our field, you will join a team of colleagues that are committed to TRCA’s core values of integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence (icare).

You will be part of a diverse and inclusive organization that:

  • Makes a positive difference in the communities we serve.
  • Fosters high performance and collaborative teams.
  • Provides continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits program (including Defined Benefit Pension Plan – OMERS/OTPP).
  • Provides unique TRCA Perks.
  • Provides flexible work arrangements.
  • Offers potential for career growth and advancement.

Position Details:

Employment type: Full-Time/Permanent

Hours of work: 35hrs/week

Work location: Head Office – 101 Exchange Ave

Division: Corporate Services

Business Unit: Property, Assets and Risk Management

To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting job posting TRCA-251-21 prior to midnight on December 6, 2021.
All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a precondition to being hired by TRCA.  TRCA will comply with its obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code and any other applicable legislation.

While Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews.  Please be advised successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver’s abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.

TRCA is an equal opportunity employer.  We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to TRCA.  We welcome applications from all qualified persons.  

Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection and onboarding process in collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27.  Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Supervisor of Records, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan. Ontario, L4K 5R6, (416) 661-6600 extension 5216.

Manager, Finance and Administration

Community: Iqaluit
Reference number: 08-506924
Type of employment: Indeterminate
Type of Employment 2:
This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only. If there is no successful Nunavut Inuk this position will be offered as a 3-year term.
Union Status: Excluded
Salary: $99,743 – $113,159
Northern Allowance: $15,016
No staff housing available
Closing Date: Friday, December 10, 2021 – 11:59pm
This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only.

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, the Manager, Finance & Administration (Manager) is responsible for the effective and efficient administration of Culture and Heritage’s financial and administrative resources. The Manager safeguards government assets, ensures compliance with the Financial Administration Act and the Financial Administration Manual, ensures adherence to Generally Accepting Accounting Principles, and ensures compliance with all applicable government and internal financial and administrative departmental policies and regulations. As a result, financial and administrative compliance is dependent upon the incumbent’s ability to effectively administer these program responsibilities.

The Manager is responsible for managing critical financial and administrative services for the Department. Duties include but are not limited to: financial control and compliance, operational planning, financial and administrative support to managers, preparation of the financial components of the departmental Business Plan and Main Estimates, accounts payable, grants and contributions, casual payroll, and inventory control. In addition, the position is responsible for interpreting legislation, regulations, procedures and guidelines in order to ensure the efficient processing of financial transactions and accounts payable requests.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized  Bachelor of Commerce degree (accounting major), along with five (5) years of directly related financial and management experience, including a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. The ability to speak and write in Inuktitut is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies

 

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to gnhr@gov.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce, therefore priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.

Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered.
Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check.
Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution.  Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application.

Finance Analyst

WHO WE ARE

The Ecology Action Centre (EAC) is an environmental charity based in Miꞌkmaꞌki/Nova Scotia. We take leadership on critical environmental issues from biodiversity protection to climate change to environmental justice. We work to catalyze change through policy advocacy, community development and building awareness. Grounded in community, we are a strong voice and watchdog for our environment, taking a holistic approach to the environment, our economy, and the creation of a just and sustainable society.

ABOUT YOU

Your experience in accounting, finance and financial analysis along with strong communication skills will enable you to liaise effectively with program managers and the operations team. You understand the importance of communicating clear actionable financial insight to others and your ability to analyze large volumes of data, develop financial models and reporting tools will help you succeed in the role of Finance Analyst. You are looking to apply your knowledge and analytical capabilities to meaningful work that has a positive impact on community and the environment. You enjoy collaborating with diverse groups and thrive in a dynamic fast-paced workplace, always looking for the next challenge to tackle.

YOUR FOCUS

As the Finance Analyst your main responsibilities will be to set up and maintain up to date project trackers, liaise regularly with program managers to ensure project changes and pipelines are reflected in EAC’s accounts. This position provides support in managing and tracking contracts, grant agreements, reporting and the development of proposals. Being the link between program managers and operations, the Finance Analyst is a key contributor to strategic projects that promote system improvements and efficiencies amongst the finance team.

Key elements of this work will also include:

  • Regular contact with EAC project managers and budget holders – ensuring good flow of information, accurate and timely project budget tracking.
  • Collaborate with program employees to develop sound proposal budgets
  • Prepares necessary reports and analysis and lead monthly funding meetings as required
  • Provide support for procurement – advising, guiding and participating in financial aspects of contracts and calls for tender, and tracking contract agreements
  • Support EAC’s grant application processes with project funding summaries, timely and accurate tracking, issuing receipts and compliance; writing the financial sections of grant reports that meet funding requirements and are impactful in order to reinforce relationships with funder.
  • Provides training and guidance to employees on finance and project tracking activities.
  • Provide other project management office functions as required, such as pipeline tracking, agreement tracking, template provision, records management
  • Oversees IT/cyber related security needs and activity across EAC, keeping track of system issues and anticipate future needs/problems

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and experience with financial reporting requirements (nonprofit organization is considered an asset)
  • Ability to synthesize key messages from large amounts of data.
  • Ability to simplify processes, as well as a desire to learn and improve
  • Need to be skilled in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and have adequate technical knowledge to quickly adapt to the market change
  • Familiarity with grant applications processes, grant reporting, tracking etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A knowledge of project management methods is an asset
  • 1-3 years relevant experience in accounting, finance, financial analysis, or other related fields and/or postsecondary certificate/degree in a business, management or finance field.
  • Experienced in working with and presenting to leadership team

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • This is position is 22.5 hours a week (Mon-Fri).
  • Wage starts at $24.95 per hour (based on relevant experience).
  • Four weeks of paid vacation; cost-shared benefits plan
  • Position begins as soon as possible
  • During COVID, this position has been working remotely. Post-COVID, the position is expected to be working primarily on-site with some remote work.

On-site work will be at our Halifax office at 2705 Fern Lane in our renovated, energy-efficient green office building. The first floor of our building is designed to be universally accessible.

TO APPLY

  • Please email a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document titled “YOURNAME_FINANCE ANALYST” to Nancy Julien, HR Manager at employment@ecologyaction.ca.
  • The closing date is November 30, 2021

The Ecology Action Centre is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from individuals in traditionally underrepresented groups including, but not limited to: African Nova Scotian and other racialized people, Mi’kmaq and other Indigenous people, lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender and queer people, and persons with disabilities. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter or application if they are a member of an underrepresented community.

Gift Administrator – Major Gifts

Taking care of our environment has never been more important than it is today. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is looking for a collaborative and  data driven Gift Administrator: Major Gifts to join a team committed to protecting our most important natural areas and the plants and animals they sustain.

NCC is the nation’s leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, working to protect our most important natural areas and the species they sustain. Since 1962 NCC and its supporters have protected 14 million hectares (more than 35 million acres) of ecologically significant land across Canada. NCC takes a collaborative, science-based approach to achieve conservation success for the sake of nature and Canadians. With a national office in Toronto and seven regional offices across the country, NCC delivers results you can walk on.

Position Summary

This position plays an important role in the Gift Administration team. The incumbent ensures revenue (cash and non-cash) from Major Gifts source is processed timely and with accuracy. Works closely with Treasury, Corporate Finance team and regional staff in developing efficient processes and completion of gift and non-gift revenue and conducts training. The incumbent should have complete understanding of requirements for annual financial audit as well as Annual Charities Return (T3010) to provide revenue data from Raiser’s Edge(RE).

Gift Administration:

  • Handling data entry, gift processing and receipting (including replacement receipts) of all Major Gifts that include National and Regional revenue ensuring accuracy and timeliness and ensuring appropriate documentation to support the gifts for financial tracking and reporting, CRA compliance and internal use by NCC Marketing & Development teams across the country.
  • Ensuring all information provided in Revenue forms is accurately entered and necessary pertinent supporting documents related to restrictions on use of funds are in place before they are entered in RE.
  • Recording and issuing accurate receipts of non-cash donations (Land and Conservation Agreement donation, Gift In Kind, and Stock donations) which requires specific due diligence for donation receipting
  • Recording all gifts from Donor Advised Fund Charities, Benevity portal and any other portals developed for Regional revenue or Major Gifts.
  • Ensuring both external and internal policy requirements are met in respect of gift receipting and tracking.
  • Processing, recording and issuing tax receipts when applicable for donations received by Conservation de la Nature – Quebec (CNQ) in a separate database and providing receipted information for annual T3010 Charity Return for CNQ.
  • Processing, recording and issuing donation confirmation letters for donations received by American Friends of Canadian Nature (AFCN) in a separate database.
  • Providing the CFO with regular revenue reporting when requested.
  • Prepare and provide donation data from RE to the Controller, Corporate Accounting for our annual T3010 Charity Return.
  • Providing various revenue files for external annual audit.
    Ensuring daily reconciliations of revenue data recorded in RE and bank is completed and discrepancies resolved.
  • Updating of procedure manuals including Data entry guide and Gift entry manual.
  • Providing data and gift entry training to new Gift Administration staff as required.
  • Providing training to new non-National Finance staff on revenue form preparation.

This position is expected to provide support in the following areas:

  • Assisting Interim Manager, Gift Administration and Director, Database & Gift Administration and Compliance, and CFO as required.
  • Reconciliations required to ensure day receipts align with bank records and monthly or annual reconciliations required by external auditors.
  • Working on other areas of Gift Administration when needed to meet various financial reporting schedules as assigned by Director, Database & Gift Administration and Compliance.
  • Annual and other audit preparation.
  • National and Regional staff in respect of queries in the areas of gift processing as required.
  • Overseeing volunteers or temporary staff.

Position Requirements:

  • University degree or equivalent
  • 4-5 years of data and gift entry experience
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in non-profit sector
  • BCRE (Blackbaud Certification in Raiser’s Edge) would be an asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of Raiser’s Edge
  • Accurate and efficient data entry skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent mathematical aptitude
  • Proven knowledge of Canada Revenue Agency’s requirements especially on receipting
  • Strong people and project management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with fundraising and accounting practices and procedures
  • Well organized and detail oriented, with the ability to prepare and manage timelines, goals and expectations wisely

How to Apply

NCC is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary expectations through our Career Centre by November 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST.

NCC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We value and incorporate diverse traditions, heritage, knowledge and experiences in our mission and in our workplaces. We celebrate the full participation of people from all walks of life as we work towards common goals. We strive for a conservation movement in which equity, diversity and inclusion are the norm. This is our continuous commitment: to promote healthy people, healthy communities and a healthy planet for everyone.

Please note that in-person office attendance, carpooling with co-workers to NCC properties or events, and in-person attendance at any indoor events are currently restricted to staff who are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Accordingly, if you are required to participate in any of these activities as part of your job the expectation is that you must be fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated means you have received two doses of the Pfizer, Astra Zeneca or Moderna vaccine or combination of, and have received the second dose at least two weeks prior to your start date or you have received one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two weeks prior to your start date.

Wildfire Finance Clerk

Posting Title: CLK 9R – Wildfire Finance Clerk

Position Classification: Clerk R9
Union: GEU
Location: Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range: $43,758.80 – $49,357.30 annually
Close Date: 12/8/2021
Job Type: Regular Full Time

Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Ministry Branch / Division: BC Wildfire Service
Job Summary: Wildfire Finance Clerk

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent, temporary, auxiliary, and/or as and when auxiliary vacancies.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required by November 22, 2021. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is a unique program of government tasked with the responsibility of preventing and managing wildfire on the landscape. With a workforce of approximately 1600 the program’s staff are dedicated to undertaking the BCWS mandate in delivering effective wildfire management and emergency response support to protect values, while encouraging sustainable, healthy and resilient ecosystems.

This position is responsible for processing corporate wildfire services transactions in a dynamic environment.

Kamloops is surrounded by over one hundred lakes as well as the North and South Thompson rivers. Water-based activities are very popular, such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, tubing, skiing, snowmobiling, and ice-fishing. Kamloops has a very strong First Nations culture.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or by phone: 778-698-1336.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Rhonda.Stearns@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Secondary School Graduation or equivalent and experience working in an office setting with computerized systems; OR,
    An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s Licence, or equivalent.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

  • Training or experience in basic accounting or bookkeeping.
  • Experience in contract administration and/or procurement.
  • Experience in accounts payable and receivable.
  • Experience with electronic accounting systems.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).

Provisos & Willingness Statements:

  • To be flexible regarding ongoing changes in responsibilities, assignments and corporate structures.
  • To keep current on emerging issues.
  • To take in-house training and certification as required.
  • To fly in aircraft (fixed wing and rotary) as required.
  • To work extended hours, including weekends, and be on standby with limited notice in accordance with the preparedness plan.
  • To travel and overnight in remote locations where accommodations may vary as required.
  • To participate in ICS positions as assigned.
  • To work under adverse or stressful conditions, including smoke, extreme heat and mountainous terrain in remote and isolated conditions.
  • A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES – A resume is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.