The Prince George Native Friendship Centre (PGNFC) has grown and continues to be one of the largest and busiest community service delivery agencies in Prince George. Our clientele of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples have supported the Centre’s program offerings for the last 50 years. The PGNFC provides culturally appropriate programming to meet the community’s unique and diverse needs. We offer a wide variety of services, which includes education, employment, health, early childhood, and social programs.
“We are a dynamic and compassionate team facilitating individual, family, and community growth, well-being and mutual understanding through the “power of friendship”.
Come join our dynamic, highly motivated, Senior Leadership team as a:
Director of Finance
You thrive in a fast paced, complex financial not-for-profit organization.
You are community minded with a passion for supporting social service sector, programs and services.
You will be responsible for ensuring the coordination financial and operational support for our organization and assist on all strategic and tactical matters in this complex financing structure, as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting financial and asset management needs. In this role, you will assist the Executive Director and the Senior Management Team in performing all tasks necessary to achieve the Centre’s mission and help carry out staff succession and growth plans. There is a heavy emphasis on financial reporting to meet the stringent requirements of contracts and on the finance function of program budgets. Your role will be to ensure fiscal responsibility and accountability with our diverse program offerings, multi-faceted funding sources, and supervise the administration and financial team.
· Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting, a CPA designation, or an Accounting Diploma with a combination of experience in business administration and/or financial management.
· Five to seven years of financial and proven management experience with the day-to-day financial operations of a community based not-for-profit organization.
· Knowledge of not-for-profit accounting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Professional financial management competencies and property and asset management experience.
· Proven experience in writing reports on activities, strategic work plans, goals and objectives.
· A thorough appreciation, awareness, working experience and sensitivity of Indigenous history and culture, as well as a thorough understanding of the complexities of working with diverse populations.
· Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with local, regional, provincial and national partners of the PGNFC.
· Professional communication proficiencies including presentation skills, writing ability, computer proficiency, including the SAGE software program, and authentic interpersonal skills.
· Demonstrated teamwork, leadership skills and visionary ability to inspire and empower others.
· In-depth knowledge of the social service sector, community-based programs and services, funding sources, community and board relations.
· A thorough knowledge and understanding of asset management and program budget requirements for not-for-profit organizations.
· Superior communication skills including presentation skills, writing ability, computer proficiency and authentic interpersonal skills.
· Successfully complete Criminal Record Clearances and possess valid driver’s license.
· Be willing to work flexible hours including on call, evenings & weekends.
To apply for this position please submit a resume, cover letter by April 28, 2019 to:
To apply for this position, please visit our website at https://pgnfc.prevueaps.com