YMCA Calgary Assistant Controller Full Time in Calgary, AB

YMCA Calgary

Branch Calgary AB CA

Assistant Controller
Calgary, AB

Ongoing leadership development opportunities; Paid professional dues and professional development training; How will you make an impact?…

How will you make an impact? Who will you become at YMCA Calgary?

We are currently seeking to fill the following position:

*Assistant Controller
Association Services – Eau Claire YMCA*

Posting Code: AS-ACC-MGR
Salary: $65,000- $75,000/year

Start Date: Immediately

Why should you join our team?

At the YMCA Calgary, we are passionate about our work and know that we are creating a positive impact in the community. Our staff feel welcomed from the first day they start and quickly feel a sense of belonging here at the Y. If you are looking to care deeply about your work, make the community a better place, and develop your leadership skills, this is the place for you!

YMCA Calgary also offers multiple other perks and benefits, including, but not limited to:

  • Complimentary YMCA Calgary Plus Membership, including a linked membership for an adult of your choice and dependent children;
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits; premiums paid in full by the Association;
  • Pension plan with specified contribution matching by the Association;
  • Annual vacation package;
  • Parking;
  • Anniversary flex day and gifts given to celebrate each year of employment;
  • Program and childcare discounts;
  • Ongoing leadership development opportunities;
  • Leadership awards and scholarship opportunities;
  • Paid professional dues and professional development training;

*What qualifications are we looking for?

  • At YMCA Calgary we strive to ensure our employees are a fit based on their strengths, interests, and future goals. The successful candidate will have the following;
  • Professional accounting designation preferred – newly designated CPA with good standing – or currently enrolled in the CPA program and working towards designation;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in public/private accounting preferred, experience working in a not-for-profit organization or charity being an asset;
  • Supervisory experience is an asset;
  • Previous experience with Great Plains Dynamics, Management Report Designer, and/or Forecaster is considered an asset;
  • Ability to manage the integration of multiple software systems and manage various projects with strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Strong technical accounting skills, restricted fund accounting knowledge being an asset;
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills that allow you to build strong relationships with all levels of the organization and external stakeholders;
  • Highly organized team-player with great attention to detail and strong analytical skills;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook;
  • Evidence of a clear police security clearance including a vulnerable sector search;
  • Three professional references, including previous employers;

What does this role look like at YMCA Calgary?

The Assistant Controller, reporting directly to the Controller, will:

  • Manage month-end, quarter-end and year-end task completion with accounting team;
  • Month-end and year-end closing of the books in Great Plains, including pulling financial statements in Management Report Designer;
  • Assist in organizing accounting meetings;
  • Provide back-up to accounting team of 3 staff (become cross-trained) for periods of prolonged absence;
  • Complete monthly GST return and reconciliations;
  • Complete the monthly reporting of investments;
  • Manages capital asset working papers on monthly basis;
  • Set up/maintain vendors in Great Plains;
  • Review accounts payable invoice entry batches on a weekly basis; monthly review of certain expense reconciliations;
  • Review accounts receivable invoices;
  • Review monthly journal entries;
  • Creating/managing GL accounts across Great Plains, Management Report Designer and Forecaster;
  • Monitors cash position of bank accounts;
  • Assist Controller in preparation of information for compliance reporting;
  • Assist Controller in preparation of year-end adjustments and working papers for the annual audit;
  • Prepares the Annual Charity Information Return (T3010) as well as internal financial reports for YMCA Canada Statistics for review by the Controller/CFO;
  • Manages day-to-day accounting concerns/issues in the organization;
  • Accepts a variety of special projects requested by the Controller/CFO.

What qualities do we look for in YMCA Calgary Staff?

Our staff model and are committed to the following competencies:

Developing Self and Others: Developing people with a view toward present and future capacity. Building Purposeful Relationships: Relating to people authentically with their best in mind. Creating a Culture of Community: Gathering people to purpose and vision. _
Making Intentional Impact: _ Intending to make a difference every day. _
Thinking and Acting Strategically: _ Applying thoughts, words, and actions in service to the vision. _
Applying Business Acumen: _ Demonstrating excellence in technical skills and stewarding the YMCA Business Model. Innovating: Ability to know your environment, initiate and respond effectively to changing conditions.

YMCA Calgary is an equal opportunity employer. Potential candidates will only be contacted if selected for an interview.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Accounting: 2 years

Required license or certification:

  • CPA

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-10
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