Finance Team Lead


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

The HiveVancouver, BC CA


About

The Organization:

PeaceGeeks is a Vancouver-based non-profit organization that operates around the globe through the use of technology to build the technological, communications and management capacities of grassroots organizations who work to promote peace, accountability and human rights. We develop partnerships with these organizations to provide meaningful support designed to increase their skills, effectiveness and impact. We see a world where everyone can leverage technology to make peace and human rights a lived reality.

Position Overview:

The Finance Team Lead will work with the Accountant and report to the Treasurer to ensure financial statements are prepared in a timely manner in accordance with GAAP. The Finance Team Lead will also work with Accounting Assistant to maintain the smooth operations of the organization’s finances.

Responsibilities:

  • Compiling information needed to prepare financial statements
  • Assessing quarterly financial statements using deferral method under Canadian GAAP
  • Reviewing and preparing charity tax return and not-for-profit tax return (annually)
  • Advising on various accounting and tax matters
  • Review information, supporting documentation for the preparation of financial statements.
  • To coordinate and maintain the smooth operations of the organization’s finances.
  • To assist in preparation of budget and upload budgets into Quickbooks
  • Prepare quarterly cash flow projection
  • Commit to 15-20 hours per fiscal quarter

Qualifications:

  • Canadian accounting designation, or a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in accounting or finance
  • 3+ years of related work experience
  • Familiarity with Not-for-Profit accounting standards
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct accounting or tax research as necessary
  • Sound knowledge of CRA requirements to maintain charitable status
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Quickbooks
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in not-for-profit management is a strong asset
  • Ability to work effectively on a team and leading a team
  • Ability to handle confidential information and maintain a high degree of ethics

Benefits:

  • Gaining practical experience working on projects with multinational teams across the world
  • Learning about relevant international issues that we work on
  • Making an impactful contribution to peace building work in developing, non-democratic and conflict-affected places
  • Collaborating and networking with an amazing group of volunteers
  • Personal and professional development

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to http://peacegeeks.org/volunteer. Should you have any questions, please direct them to recruiting@peacegeeks.org

Skills

  • Financial Auditing
  • Financial Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Accounting
  • Management

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 15 hours per fiscal quarter (3 months)

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