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Nature Conservancy of Canada

FInance Administrator



Company Information

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is a private, non-profit organization that prides itself on its entrepreneurial, science-based approach to achieving conservation success through direct action. Since 1962, NCC and its supporters have protected more than 2.6 million acres (1 million hectares) of ecologically significant land across Canada. NCC has experienced dramatic growth in recent years, and is now listed as the 13th largest non-profit organization in Canada, with a national office in Toronto and seven regional offices across the country.

Job Description

Purpose and General Description

The Finance Administrator will play a key role in the effective coordination and administration of financial information for NCC Alberta. The Finance Administrator works closely with the Finance Coordinator, Regional Controller, Regional Vice-President, staff in Philanthropy and Marketing and other departments in NCC Alberta, as well as National Finance Staff. This role reports to the Regional Controller.

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Receive and process gift revenue in coordination with staff in the Philanthropy department and in compliance with financial policies and procedures
  •  Receive and process non gift revenue, and in coordination with Surface Access Coordinator to ensure access payments are received and tracked accurately
  •  Prepare invoices in cooperation with all staff
  •  Manage accounts receivable for all revenue
  •  Distribute visa statements to card holders, receive and process claim reconciliations including personal claim reimbursements
  •  Prepare, code and input invoices into Financial Edge in an accurate and timely manner
  •  Assist staff with completion of employee visa and expense statements
  •  Serve as Alberta Region Point of Contact for insurance
  •  Coordinate leased and owned vehicle contracts –Insurance, registration
  •  Maintain filing system for NCC Alberta Finance Department
  •  Attend national finance calls, staff meetings, staff retreats, and other meetings as designated by the Regional Controller or Regional Vice President
  •  Other duties as may be assigned by the Regional Controller

 Skills and Aptitudes

  • Proven ability to work independently, and under supervision, and as part of a team structure
  •  Excellent organizational and time management skills
  •  Proficiency in MS Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel as well as the ability to learn new software (Financial Edge, Raiser’s Edge, Land Information Software).
  •  High level of numerical accuracy and attention to details
  •  Flexible and able to work under pressure and ability to meet deadlines
  •  Understanding of non-profit operations and accounting principles
  •  Ability to maintain confidential or sensitive information
  •  Understanding, support and commitment to the mission of the Nature Conservancy of Canada

 Term of Employment: One year term with a possibility for renewal

This position could be part time or full time.

If you love nature and have an interest in non profit accounting come join us!

To Apply:

Email your resume with cover letter to Lynne.Hately@natureconservancy.ca by May 26, 2017. Please state Finance Administrator in the subject line.

Contact Information

Nature Conservancy of Canada
Not-for-profit and Charitable Organizations
Lynne Hately
Regional Controller
Posting Date: 18-May-2017Not-for-profit and Charitable OrganizationsAccounting and Finance Contract (includes summer), Full-Time 12 months$40,000/yr 101-Jun-2017
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