Do you have the gifts to be a valuable part of a service-oriented team with an ‘others-first attitude’ that is dedicated to helping others flourish in their roles?
Are you eager to apply your skills, experiences, and gifts in a context focused on fostering a transformative Christian faith among our staff and volunteer team, and among the youth we serve? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
About Youth Unlimited (YFC Toronto)
With over one million young people, what happens in Toronto reverberates across our country and beyond. We have the opportunity to shape families and communities through our work in the most multicultural city in the world.
At Youth Unlimited, we are deeply committed to helping young people lead wholistic, hopeful, faith-filled lives, as they encounter a loving and life-changing God. Becoming fully devoted followers of Jesus, we believe these youth will restore their families and neighbourhoods, and in turn, have the power to change our city.
Youth Unlimited has more than 70 staff, over 500 volunteers, and 60 initiatives impacting approximately 1,500 young people on a weekly basis. Our work is done with a commitment to partnership, grassroots innovation, and long-term relationships in the communities we serve. Learn more about us at yugta.ca.
We are seeking to grow in every aspect of our mission – reaching more youth, in more communities, with more transformative impact.
To do so, we are adding capacity to our Support Services team, of which the Finance Manager would play a crucial part.
About the Finance Manager
As a member of the Support Services team, the Finance Manager will serve the staff and ministries of Youth Unlimited by providing the reporting, processes, and support necessary to ensure: (1) the organization cares well for its donors, (2) decision-making is made with timely and accurate financial information, and (3) YU operates with a high standard of financial integrity and excellence.
Specifically, in this role you’d be responsible for:
Executing the financial operations of the organization including payroll, organizational accounting, managing cash receipts, pre-authorized giving, and banking;
Providing the necessary financial reports for the Board, auditors, and staff;
Ensuring compliance in finance including annual filings;
Acting as purchasing coordinator for all centrally ordered supplies, equipment, and services;
Supporting donor care by responding to issues related to giving, maintaining an accurate financial database, and delivering tax receipts;
Supporting staff care by providing necessary financial training and overseeing our benefits plan;
Supporting events by ensuring effective payment systems aligned with registration processes .
Under the direction of the Director of Support Services, the Finance Manager will also join in team-related projects and responsibilities such as quarterly mailings, back-up reception when required, and fostering a welcoming office environment.
This position is full-time working from our Jonesville Crescent Office in North York, but with flexibility to work from home for one day per week.
The salary for this position is determined on a scale based on education and experience, and is funded in part on a missionary basis, requiring the gathering of a personal support team.
We are looking for someone with:
A passion and heart to see the transformation of young people in the Greater Toronto Area, particularly among those experiencing vulnerability;
A deep love for Jesus and a desire to serve in their gifting and lean into others’ gifting;
A servant-oriented and collaborative team player;
3+ years of experience and technical qualifications in general ledger and fund accounting and/or bookkeeping (a CPB designation would be an asset, as well as experience with NewViews software), and also experience in executing payroll; and
3+ years of experience in compliance in the charitable sector in Canada, including knowledge in corporate and charitable filings, as well as managing tax receipts and HST rebates.
How to Apply
Please submit a resumé and cover letter to email@example.com or through the form below.
Your resumé should note: (1) Your employment experience; (2) your ministry experience, whether volunteer or paid; and (3) any relevant certification.
Your cover letter should include a description of: (a) How you would integrate your faith with this role, (b) a specific example of how your technical expertise and experience fits the responsibilities of the Finance Manager role, and (c) a specific example of a previous experience where you have demonstrated a servant-oriented, collaborative approach to a team, project, or work role. Each response should be 150 - 200 words.
If you have any further questions, please contact Elim at firstname.lastname@example.org or (416) 383-1477. Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.