The Comox Valley Community Foundation has served the Comox Valley since 1996. We work to bring together the generosity of donors with the ideas and energy of charities and communities across the Comox Valley. Join us and start making a difference in our community.
Manager, Finance & Operations
(80% full-time, permanent position, 28 hours per week)
Are you naturally a collaborative leader, solutions-oriented, and finance-focused? Do you want to make a difference in your community as part of a small team of nonprofit professionals dedicated to strengthening the important work of local charities and nonprofits in the Comox Valley?
We are accepting applications for a Manager of Finance and Operations to join the Comox Valley Community Foundation team to fill a recent retirement vacancy. As an integral member of a dedicated, collaborative three-member team, the Manager reports to and works closely with the Executive Director with focus on 1) Finance, Accounting, Systems, 2) Governance Support, 3) Operations, and 4) Strategic Initiatives. The scope of work will be managed in collaboration with the Executive Director to ensure both work-life balance and successful organizational outcomes are achieved within the hours available. This position will have an integral role in helping to shape and innovate future growth of the Foundation. Alongside the qualifications listed below, our ideal candidate will bring exceptional attention to detail, a solutions-minded approach, as well as an appreciation for making a difference in the community we serve.
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- An undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting or equivalent
- A professional accounting designation such as Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation is preferred.
- A minimum of 5 years related experience in nonprofit financial management, including advanced proficiency with computerized accounting systems, reports, and payroll.
- Advanced MS-Office skills including developing financial models using MS Excel.
- Positive experience supervising and influencing direct and indirect reports, with a demonstrated ability to coach and mentor others to build skills and capacity.
- A demonstrated record of successfully leading and supporting organizational goals, projects, and mandates.
- Exemplary communication skills, both written and oral with added value of strong public communication abilities.
- A valid BC Class 5 driver’s license is required for this role. Successful candidates will be required to consent to a Canadian Criminal Record Check.
- Start: December 2023; office-based in Comox, BC with some work-from-home options.
- Hours: Permanent 80% full time (28 hours weekly)
- Salary: $41.20 – 46.10 hourly equivalent commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please send your application, including a brief cover letter and resume, by email to email@example.com on or before Friday, November 17, 2023. The desired position start date is December 2023 but negotiable for the successful candidate.
We kindly ask for no phone calls please. All applicants will receive email notification of their application status. We thank all applicants for their interest in the Foundation.
Why the Comox Valley?
The Comox Valley is considered one of the most desirable places to live in Canada due to its incredible natural setting on the Salish Sea, mild climate and limitless year-round recreational pursuits. An outdoor adventure and culinary destination, you can ski with an ocean view, swim in crystal clear waters, mountain bike or hike along one of the many river systems, paddle the many kilometres of stunning shoreline, or tee off at one of many scenic golf courses. The Comox Valley is also renowned for its many cultural, art, music, and food festivals.
Why the Comox Valley Community Foundation?
CVCF is an equal opportunity organization and encourages interest from equity deserving individuals, women, youth, individuals with disabilities, and all other qualified applicants. We welcome you to inform us, in confidence, if you require any special accommodations to participate in our recruitment process.
We are humbled to live and work on the unceded, traditional territory of the K’ómoks people and commit to learning, understanding, and acting in good faith and truth towards reconciliation.