Young Women in Business (YWIB) (Director, Finance)

Organization Name: Young Women in Business (YWIB)
Opportunity Title: Director, Finance
Category: Boards / Committee / Leadership
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: January 1, 2020
End Date: February 28, 2021

Email: nicole-marie.lum@ywib.ca
Website: http://www.ywib.ca
Details:
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
Opportunity Description:

About Us

Young Women in Business is a community for emerging female leaders and young professionals who want to create their own success.

We believe every women and young professional stepping into the workforce or growing in their career should be well equipped with the proper set of tools and knowledge to reach their fullest personal and professional potential.

We provide young women and professionals with events, programs and an engaged network of ambitious women, to help them become successful in their careers, take on new challenges and develop skills.

Who we are Looking for: 

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Director of Finance oversees all financial details, policies and procedures relating to the organization. This includes supporting all the existing chapters and working with them to correctly document financial data, guide them on effective financial planning as well as overseeing budgets and other financial reporting requirements.

The Director of Finance is responsible for training and providing support to all YWiB chapters with respect to financial policies and procedures.

What you will Be Doing
• Acting as the main point of contact for chapters questions, issues and concerns as well as
developing an understanding for the financial needs of each chapter.
• Reviewing and updating the YWiB Financial policies on an annual basis to ensure accuracy and relevance to the organization
• Develop and execute a financial reporting strategy to meet both legal and organizational data tracking requirements.
• Overseeing the budgeting process for chapters and national teams from start to finish.
• Reconciling accounts, preparing invoices and drafting the organization’s financial statements on an annual basis.
• Preparing and filing GST and Corporate Taxes on an annual basis.
• Develop, train and provide mentorship to YWiB chapter finance executives on all appropriate policies, systems, and procedures.

Qualifications:
2-3 years of experience in a Financial Accounting and Reporting role and working towards CPA designation is preferred.

You’ll be great at this job if you are: an excellent communicator, have
experience leading and managing teams and love working with people.

How to Apply 
This volunteer position requires a minimum one-year commitment. Time commitment will vary depending on current projects from to 8 to 12 hours per week including monthly meetings. Please note that March – May is busier because we wrap up our fiscal year. Please submit a resume to nicole-marie.lum@ywib.ca with the subject line “Director, Finance – Your Name”.

 

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