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  • 01-Aug-2019 to 02-Sep-2019 (PST)
  • Boys & Girls Club of Greater Victoria
  • Victoria, BC, CAN
  • Full Time


Director of Finance

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada is one of the largest youth-serving agencies in Canada and is part of a global movement dedicated to helping children and youth grow, develop and contribute to their home communities. The Boys and Girls Club is one of the leading providers of quality after-school and out-of-school programs for children and youth in 94 clubs in 1250 communities across the country. Boys and Girls Club of Greater Victoria (BGCVIC) has been serving the diverse needs of children, youth and families in Victoria for over 57 years. We are growing and changing, and today we offer a wide continuum of programs in support of our community.

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Victoria's mission is to provide safe, supportive places where children and youth experience opportunity, overcome barriers, develop skills, positive relationships and confidence for successfully leading their lives and communities. We provide social, recreational and developmental services to children, youth and their families that support all aspects of our mission. The Agency supports practice through a trauma-informed lens, placing a priority on participant safety, choice, and self-determination. All Boys & Girls Club programs support participant empowerment and skill development.

We acknowledge the Lkwungen, WSNE, T'sou-ke, Mlexe and Scia'new people, whose traditional territories we live and work upon each day. The Boys & Girls Club is an accredited organization under the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).


The role

The Director of Finance provides stewardship, oversight and management of Boys & Girls Club of Greater Victoria and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Victoria Foundation (together "the Agencies") financial operations.  The Director of Finance will ensure the fulfillment of contractual deliverables, including reporting requirements, and monitoring contract compliance with Agency funders and statutory bodies. This position is responsible for managing all financial operations of the Agencies and for providing accurate information to the Executive Director, Board of Directors, stakeholders and funders. The Director of Finance will be responsible for the effective and efficient oversight of financial resources and physical assets of the Finance department.


Key duties and responsibilities

  • Oversees the accounting operations including the review of bank reconciliations, journal entries, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and statutory reporting
  • Oversees and monitors internal controls to ensure that accounting activities are in accordance with established legal, regulatory and organizational policies and procedures
  • Oversees all budgeting, financial reporting and cash flow monitoring
  • Prepares a monthly summary report of revenues and expenses, comparing actuals to budget with analysis of major variances; makes recommendations as needed regarding expense control
  • Assists with strategic and business planning
  • Manages the budget process and prepares the annual consolidated budget for the Agencies
  • Ensures all statutory reporting and remittances occur on an accurate and timely basis
  • Participates in the negotiation of major service contracts, funding agreements, property and liability insurance policies, leases and similar Agency-wide agreements
  • Prepares and/or contributes to the preparation of complex funding proposal budgets and grant application budgets to corporations, foundations, all levels of government, external associations and community partners
  • Ensures sound business and financial planning, management and control and consistency with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Coordinates preparation of financial information for the annual audits of the Agencies, including year-end account analysis, preparation of adjusting entries, preparation of detailed working papers, and preparation of year-end financial statements
  • Liaison with Board of Directors for quarterly Finance Committee meetings for both Agencies prepares agenda, distributes financial reports in advance of meeting and records minutes of the meeting. Financial reports include statements of financial position, operating statements and other reports as needed
  • Board liaison for semiannual Investment Committee meetings prepares agenda, distributes investment reports and analysis in advance of meeting and records minutes
  • Troubleshoots and manages financial and operational risk to the Agency ensuring the stability of systems and process within the finance department and overall operations of the Agencies



  • Chartered Professional Accountant designation
  • Minimum 5 years in financial management and accounting
  • Experience in the non-profit sector is considered an asset
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles, practices and applications
  • Knowledge of the relevant legislation, including but not limited to the Employment Standards Act and Human Resource Legislation
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and direct the Finance Department of a multi-funded Agency
  • Experience in new process implementation and change management an asset
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a formal leadership capacity
  • A criminal record check will be processed prior to employment


If you think you would make a great addition to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Victoria's team, please apply with a resume and cover letter.

Applications will be accepted until September 2, 2019 at 8:00pm PST.


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