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Position: Finance and Operations Manager-Contract
Organization: Earth Day Canada (1991) Inc.
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Earth Day Canada (EDC), a national environmental charity founded in 1990, inspires and supports people across the country to connect with nature and build resilient communities.

Position Summary

Reporting to the President of Earth Day Canada, the Finance and Operations Manager is responsible for the day-to-day financial and operational administration of EDC, and for providing support to the board of directors. This contract is initially for 6 months, with the possibility of extension.


Financial management

  • process accounts payable; prepare cheques and online payments; maintain petty cash fund
  • issue invoices for accounts receivable; receive and deposit payments
  • process payroll and ensure that all statutory payroll obligations are met;
  • maintain financial records; prepare budgeting, cash flow and forecasting reports, and financial reports for management and board of directors using QuickBooks
  • assist senior management team with budgeting and financial reports for funders
  • issue charitable donation receipts and ensure that the annual charity return is prepared and submitted
  • work with the external auditor to facilitate the annual financial audit process

Office administration

  • promote organizational effectiveness by helping maintain a well-organized, functional workspace
  • work with staff to foster a safe, healthy, collaborative and supportive office culture
  • facilitate internal communications and the development of effective policies and procedures
  • respond to general inquiries by telephone and email
  • order equipment and supplies as required
  • liaise with landlord, insurance company, and service providers
  • contract management (e.g. funding, partnership, and service agreements)

HR administration

  • maintain staff HR files and assist in drafting job postings, position descriptions, and employment contracts
  • ensure that HR practices comply with applicable legislation and that HR policies are kept up to date
  • administer the group benefits plan for permanent staff

Board support

  • assist the President in preparing agendas and information packages in advance of board meetings
  • serve as recording secretary at board meetings
  • maintain corporate records and ensure that reports are filed in a timely matter as required by legislation

How to Apply

Please submit applications by 5 p.m. on Friday, August 9, 2019 via e-mail to quoting the job title in the subject line. Please attach your resume and cover letter in a single PDF document, with a file name beginning with your name.

Earth Day Canada is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 12 2019    ID: 54171