Lougheed House Bookkeeper/Finance Lead Part Time in Calgary, AB

Lougheed House

Branch Calgary AB CA

Bookkeeper/Finance Lead
Calgary, AB

A post-secondary degree in business, accounting, or a related field, or a professionally recognized accounting designation (CMA, CGA or CA), or an equivalent…

The Book Keeper/Finance Lead reports to the Executive Director and liaises with the Board Treasurer as required. This role is responsible for the financial accounting, and corporate reporting (GST, charitable returns, corporate filings) of the organization. The Book Keeper/Finance contributes financial expertise to business plan development based on Strategic Plan Framework priorities. The Book Keeper/Finance Lead works closely with Lougheed House team members to gain understanding of Lougheed House’s strategic and program objectives in order to effectively manage and develop project and operational budgets.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Budgeting and forecasting

Financial analysis and reporting

Full cycle accounting, including accounts payable and accounts receivable

Payroll and benefits administration

Banking and investment management

Liaise with auditors, and coordinate annual external audit

Corporate reporting relations (including government, donor and grant reporting compliances)

Works closely with the Executive Director to compile the annual operating budget

Works with the Board, staff, donors and volunteers as required.

Key competencies:
critical thinking and problem solving skills


planning and organizing


communication skills

influencing and leading



conflict management

adaptability and stress tolerance

Employment and Education Experience:
A post-secondary degree in business, accounting, or a related field, or a professionally recognized accounting designation (CMA, CGA or CA), or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

A minimum 5 years financial management experience (preferably with non-profits) and possesses a high degree of technical expertise in accounting and financial management

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Excellent computer skills, including experience and proficiency with Simply Accounting Pro and Microsoft Office Suite, is a requirement

Ability to work with close attention to detail and to maintain confidentiality.

Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks; excellent time-management, problem prevention and problem-solving skills

Ability to follow through and meet deadlines while coordinating current and long range projects simultaneously

Outstanding communication and team building skills

Ability to represent Lougheed House with a high level of integrity and professionalism, adhere to museum policies and support management decisions in a positive, professional manner

Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with colleagues, the Board, auditors, contractors, the public, Lougheed House stakeholders, donors, and volunteers

Comfortable working in a fast paced, team oriented environment, and independently

Physical Requirements:
Periodically lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Climb stairs.

Sit for long periods of time.

Occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch.

Use hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate objects.

This is a part time contract; 1-2 days (8-16 hours) per week. Lougheed House offers a flexible and team oriented work environment, join us and help grow our organization for the future! If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please forward a cover letter and resume stating compensation expectations by February 6th 2015 to:

Kirstin Evenden, Executive Director

707 13th Avenue SW

Calgary, Alberta T2R 0K8

[email protected]

Lougheed House thanks all those who apply, however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-25
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