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Jewish Family Services Calgary



near Chinook Mall1499864

Company Information

JFSC Background

  • Started by the Jewish Community in 1961, the agency now serves the community at large and is a non-denominational social service agency providing basic needs, counseling and educational programs.
  • JFSC is one of four (4) agencies in Calgary that serves the senior population through the Way In Program with funding from FCSS (Family and Community Support Services).
  • Learn more at www.jfsc.org

Job Description


  • Chair the Finance Committee meetings and report the findings to the Board of Directors
  • Monitor the ongoing financial operation of agency in compliance with Canadian GAAP and IFRS principles
  • Attend ad hoc Executive Committee and Board of Directors meetings as a voting member
  • Report the financial status of the agency to the community at the Annual General Meeting (AGM)
  • Assist the Executive Director with annual budgeting process and ensuring solid financial controls
  • Liaise with the agency’s auditors during the annual audit
  • Assure compliance with all regulatory requirements pertaining to financial operations, taxation, gift acceptance and recording and other NFP entity matters relating to CRA
  • Help manage the agency’s reserve fund in accordance with bylaws and investment policy statement
  • Time commitment: 4-6 hours per month by attending 1-2 meetings


  • Undergraduate degree in Business; Accounting or Finance
  • CPA designation required
  • 8-10 years experience in private or public practice with past audit and reporting to senior management or board of director experience
  • Experience in dealing with NFP entities whether through audit, board tenure, or CRA tax rules and regulations

How to Apply

  • Please submit your CV to Dr. Stanley Mayer at mayers5@shaw.ca no later than March 31, 2017.

We thank all volunteer applicants for their interest; however, only those selected

for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information

Jewish Family Services CalgaryNot-for-profit and Charitable OrganizationsDr. Stanley MayerChairman of the Board of Directorsmayers5@shaw.cahttp://www.jfsc.org/
Posting Date: 23-Feb-2017Not-for-profit and Charitable OrganizationsVolunteer Permanent, Full-Time Open 101-Apr-2017
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