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Federation of Calgary Communities

Auditor

Canada-Alberta-Calgary

1510942

Company Information

The Federation of Calgary Communities is a member based support organization for over 220 not-for-profits in Calgary including more than 150 community associations. We offer our members support in organizational development, financial services (Audit Service through Public Practice Accountants), urban planning, crime prevention and safety, community engagement, and more. We work to support board members and volunteers who improve neighbourhood life in Calgary by providing programs and services that help them build their capacity to support and mobilize residents, identify and provide services, and be on the front lines of important issues affecting their organization and neighbourhoods.

Along with our city’s community associations we make up the largest collective volunteer movement in Calgary, with more than 20,000 volunteers strong!


Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

 As a public practice, the auditor will perform independent audits for non-profit and charitable organizations. Working as a team of public practices, the auditor(s) will provide a low cost professional service to not-for-profits in Calgary.  

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 Audit Services

  • Plan and perform audits of Federation of Calgary Communities member not-for-profit organizations
  • Perform testing for compliance to regulatory bodies
  • Ensure the completion of audit working papers and audit programs
  • Recommend operational controls and process improvements
  • Determine solutions that add value to client organizations
  • Communicate findings directly to clients
  • Mentoring, coaching and supervision of the audit support staff

 Consultation and Educational Services

  • Plan, develop, implement (or ensure implementation) and evaluate relevant workshops and seminars on financial management, fund raising and grants acquisition
  • Recruit, screen, train and evaluate any resources required for workshops or seminars
  • Write articles of interest and value to not-for-profit
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Proficiency in Caseware, Caseview, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Simply Accounting, Quickbooks and other off the shelf accounting programs an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication, organization, and  time management skills
  • Experience in public speaking and group facilitation
  • Ability to work effectively independently, or as part of a team and able to build positive working relationships

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  •  Recognized accounting designation required
  • Completion of ICAA PARC course
  • Ability and willingness to establish  a practice public accounting firm and audit under the Regulated Accounting Profession Act
  • Not-for-profit and/or charity audit experience

 HOURS OF WORK

  • 40 hours per week with some evening and weekend work
  • Compressed work week  available, with flexible hours
  • Overtime during some peak is expected

Contact Information

Federation of Calgary Communities
Not-for-profit and Charitable Organizations
Leslie Evans
Executive Director
403-244-4111
403-244-4129
Posting Date: 08-May-2017Not-for-profit and Charitable OrganizationsAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time $85,000 - $100,000/yr 1 ASAP
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