The Finance Officer is responsible for supporting the management and finance team in meeting the financial requirements of the organization and project funders. This is a wonderful opportunity for a finance professional with 3+ years of experience to join a passionate and dedicated team implementing policy and advocacy program. We are seeking a professional with experience in non-profit or civil-society organizations, experience with Global Affairs Canada grants is an asset.
Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Finance Officer is responsible for supporting the management and finance team in meeting the financial requirements of the organization and project funders. This is a wonderful opportunity for a finance professional with 3+ years of experience to join a passionate, dedicated team, implementing domestic and global policy and advocacy programs. Action Canada is seeking a professional with experience in non-profit or civil-society organizations. Experience with Global Affairs Canada grants is an asset.
Who we are
Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights is a progressive, human rights based charitable organization committed to advancing and upholding sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada and globally.
We are an organization that works in Canada and around the world to promote health, wellbeing, and rights related to sexuality and reproduction. Building on the 50-year legacy of the organizations that formed Action Canada, we provide direct support, referrals, and information to the people who need it most, partner with groups and organizations on a range of campaigns using a collaborative, movement-building approach, and work with decision-makers to advance progressive policies on access to abortion, stigma-free healthcare, gender equality, LGBTQ rights, sex workers’ rights, and inclusive sex-ed.
The Finance team consists of the Director of Finance, the Finance Officer, and the Junior Project Accountant. The Finance Officer reports to the Director of Finance and works closely with project and program managers as required. Our small and nimble team works closely together to support the important work of the organization.
Who You Are
You are a finance professional with a strong eye for detail, excellent Excel skills, experience with reporting on multi-year grants, and broad financial experience, ideally in the non-profit sector. You are a team player and are excited to work within a small but growing organization. You are not intimidated by change and welcome the opportunity to work on multiple grants, helping to improve systems and processes for increased efficiency.
Primary Job Responsibilities
Institutional Grant Support:
General Financial Support:
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week), salaried position. This is a unionized position in CUPE Local 2722-05. Salary for this position is $63,000 per annum. Action Canada also provides a generous benefits program, including extended health and dental benefits, leave allowances, and RRSP contributions.
This is a parental leave cover, with an end date of 31 July 2023.
This position is based out of Action Canada’s Ottawa office, at 240 Bank Street. While the successful candidate must be based in Ottawa and able to attend the Ottawa office from time to time, most staff continue to work remotely, and the organization expects to continue to have flexible alternative work arrangements.
Hiring Process and Timeline
Applications will be accepted until October 2. Interviews will be held in early October, over Zoom, with an anticipated start date shortly thereafter.
Action Canada is committed to working within an anti-racism and anti-oppression framework and dismantling the white supremacy inherent to the SRHR movement. We are explicitly inviting women and gender diverse members of Black, Indigenous, and racialized communities to apply and self-identify in your cover letter. We welcome applications from people living with disabilities; please let us know if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process.
We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.
Send your cover letter, clearly outlining how your experience matches the job requirements, and CV, to: [email protected] with the subject line: Finance Officer – [Your Last Name] by 11:59pm ET on Monday, October 3nd, 2022.
September 28, 2022
October 3, 2022
Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights
SHARE THIS POST: