Financial Coordinator - Save A Family Plan

Dec 11, 2020
London, Ontario

Save A Family Plan (SAFP) is an international registered charity based out of St Peter’s Seminary in London, Ontario. SAFP is committed to seeking justice by supporting the poor and marginalized of India irrespective of their caste, creed, gender, or political affiliations. For 55 years, SAFP has implemented sustainable Family and Community Development programs throughout India. Through the generosity of donors, SAFP has been able to provide programs and projects related to Housing, Water, Sanitation, Health, Income Generation and Disaster Management. 

SAFP is currently seeking to fill the full-time position of Financial Coordinator. The Finance Coordinator is responsible for the financial functions of the organization, meeting all regulated, legislative, and commonly accepted accounting principles of a non-profit, registered charity. This position also provides administrative support to the organization.  

The ideal candidate will be organized and detail-oriented with exceptional interpersonal and communications skills with at least 5 years of experience working with an International non-profit organization with an educational background in bookkeeping or accounting. Strong administrative and time-management skills are required. Some experience using custom computer systems is preferred. Must be able to work independently as well a part of a small but dynamic team. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • ​Administer and coordinate all of Save A Family Plan’s financial ​systems, processes and controls, ​including the general ledger, internal accounts, accounts payable and accounts receivable, statutory remittances, insurance and budget monitoring ​using Simply Accounting software
  • Monitor and record all disbursements, expenditures and receipts, ensuring timely, effective and accurate record keeping
     
  • Ensure appropriate policies, procedures and processes with respect to financial transactions (including but not limited to cheque requisitions and related authorization, budgetary expenditures, pay and benefits) are followed
     
  • Payroll Management (including pension, benefits and government deductions) 
     
  • Maintain and oversee SAFP banking systems (including but not limited to accounts, statements, records, and institutional arrangements), as well as maintaining SAFP’s insurance arrangements
     
  • Advise and maintain SAFP’s investments, financial instruments and other related matters
     
  • Prepare ​and submit Annual Income Tax Returns (Canada & USA) + HST 
     
  • Coordinate and assist the external auditors during the annual audit. Ensure that all audited financial statement deadlines are met per reporting requirements
  • Bequest Management 
  • ​​Prepare and coordinate the Annual Budget in collaboration with the Executive Director
      
  • Maintain all financial files and record keeping systems
     
  • Liaise with financial institutions and SAFP business associates 
     
  • Assist, support, counsel and advise the Executive Director with respect to financial matters, systems and processes to support the needs of the organization, Executive Team and Board of Directors 
     
  • Prepare ​regular reports ​on all financial activities as per need and request from the Executive Director and the SAFP Board of Directors, ​including but not limited to bank balances, cash flow reports, accounts payable and receivable reports, operational financial statements 
     
  • Administrative duties as per the request of the Executive Director 

Remuneration 

  • The Financial Coordinator position is a 37.5 hour per week position with a benefits program and the opportunity to participate in a pension after 6 months of employment.   

 

 

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