YWCA Regina is recruiting!

Financial Accountant, YWCA Regina

Hours of Work: Flexible schedule based on 37.5 hours a week to meet the demand of the association

Length of Employment: Permanent

Closing Date: March 26th, 2021

Open to: Internal and External applicants

Salary: $30.05 per hour/$58,597.50 per annum

The YWCA Regina exists to support all women and families in the realization of their full potential which benefits the community as a whole. We work to ensure that:

  • Women and families are safe, secure and free from gender-based
  • They have access to safe, affordable and stable
  • Women and families are empowered and supported in accessing tools and navigating systems to advance their wellness and are thriving, respected and valued through the
  • The community benefits from the full and equal inclusion and advancement of women and families because their experiences and perspectives are built into the foundation of all facets of

Further, “YWCA Regina is committed to anti-colonial, anti-racist practice and to a workplace that prioritizes cultural safety. In particular, YWCA Regina acknowledges and accepts that our social systems, communities, and often our interpersonal relationships are corrupted as racism against Indigenous peoples prevails throughout the fabric of Canadian society. The Association is committed to systemic change and to actions that further justice, truth, and reconciliation for Indigenous peoples and the society as a whole.” (YWCA Policy Manual).

 Position Description 

Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Finance and Administration, the Financial Accountant shall be responsible for assisting the Senior Director with the management of overall financial operations within YWCA Regina and will work collaboratively to provide accurate financial information, including preparing financial reporting, financial analysis, account reconciliations, and budgeting and forecasting assistance. This role will direct and manage the day-to- day accounting functions, producing monthly financial results, reporting and providing analysis on monthly results to Senior management; and management of various projects within the Finance Department.

Responsibilities:

The Financial Accountant will be responsible for maintaining accurate financial records and developing effective systems

to support the YWCA’s financial accountability. Specifically:

  • Maintains current and accurate records of YWCA’s financial transactions;
  • Maintains and reconciles general ledger;
  • Supervises the day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll;
  • Prepares monthly financial statements for each department;
  • Monitors income and expenditures relative to budget projections and makes recommendations for cash flow management;
  • Administers the credit and collections policies;
  • Assist with the annual budgeting process;
  • Acts as liaison with external auditors and prepares all audit documents required by audit firm;
  • Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of financial information;
  • Specific projects and other related duties as

Qualifications:

  • A degree in Business/Accounting OR an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Experience and knowledge of all aspects of corporate accounting and financial management, including accounting principles, practices and applications as well as financial analysis and budgeting experience;
  • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently;
  • Able to build effective relationships with staff who are physically located in different workplaces;
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines;
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work;
  • Proficient communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are vital to the role;
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Knowledge of SAGE 300 an asset;
  • Working from a feminist, anti-oppressive/anti-racist

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume by email to Robyn Hiebert at RobynH@ywcaregina.com by March 26th, 2021. Only selected applicants will be contacted.

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