Help Wanted

 

 

General Accountant

Ancaster ON

 

For nearly 40 years, Redeemer University has stood out across Canada for its commitment to a Christian undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education that develops the whole person.  Rooted in a Reformed Biblical worldview, and including a diverse community representing over 50 Christian denominations, Redeemer seeks to answer the fundamental questions about where we fit into God’s story while it prepares students to engage in society’s biggest challenges.  A rigorous academic program with an interdisciplinary core is supported by a vibrant community characterized by caring discipleship.  The result is an enriching and transformational educational experience integrating faith, learning and service.  

 

Located on a beautiful 86-acre campus in Hamilton, Ontario, Redeemer operates under a charter from the Government of Ontario and is a member of Universities Canada (UC), the Council for Christian s and Universities (CCCU), and the Canadian Council of Christian Charities (CCCC).

 

The Position:

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Financial Services, the General Accountant (GA) is responsible for tasks associated with the administration of Redeemer University College’s RRSP/RRIF Portfolio, entering cash receipts into the accounting system, reconciling accounts receivables monthly, reconciling donations recorded in Colleague/Raisers’ Edge, and coordinating the financial administration of all fixed assets.

 

Responsibilities:

RRSP/RRIF Investments

  • Enter deposits, withdrawals, transfers in or out and interest when accounts are closed throughout the month into the RRSP program.
  • Compare the RRSP/RRIF database to the accounting system for accuracy at month end and reconcile to the General Ledger.
  • Prepare a RRSP /RRIF summary of contracts and transactions listing of RRSP/RRIF holders at month end and provide report to the Financial Services Director.
  • Calculate and submit Withholding Tax monthly and forward to Accounts Payable Clerk for recording.
  • Calculate RRIF payments on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare official tax contribution receipts from the 60th day of the year to December 31 and from January 1 to March 1.
  • Calculate withdrawal amounts from the RRSP portfolio for the calendar year for T4RIF, T4RSP.
  • Prepare T4RIF and T4RSP annually, mail to clients and submit to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
  • Review updates from the Trustee, Concentra Financial and from CRA in relation to RRSP and RRIF.
  • Calculate manual interest on accounts that are transferred or withdrawn from RRSP and RRIF accounts.
  • Calculate the annual minimum requirements for the RRIF holders for the current year.
  • Prepare annually a new contract list for RRSP/RRIF with account reconciliation for the calendar year.
  • Prepare adjusting journal entries as required.
  • Maintain list of all RRSP/RRIF holders for anti-terrorism screening.

General Ledger

  • Reconcile monthly Accounts Receivables and balance to the General Ledger.
  • Reconcile monthly Colleague/Raisers’ Edge donations
  • Enter deposits into Colleague and assist General Accounts clerk with deposits during peak periods and holidays.

Fixed and Minor Assets

  • Locate and tag fixed assets, file invoices with tag numbers, and enter tag numbers and pertinent information into Colleague Fixed Asset module.
  • Balance Fixed Assets to General Ledger accounts.

Other

  • Train and supervise student employee, and prepare annual Tax Forms.

Preferred Skills and Attributes:

  • Familiarity with tax reporting requirements and basic understanding of RRSPs and RRIFs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

 

Education/Training:

  • Minimum - College diploma combined with bookkeeping work experience

Position Reports to:  Assistant Director, Financial Services

Submit Applications to: HR@redeemer.ca (please quote Position Title in Subject line)

Expiry Date:  JULY 19, 2020

 

Applicants are requested to email their application materials and include a statement that articulates their faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University. A range of qualifications are evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with our identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

Research Officer

 

The Research Officer / Administrative Assistant for Research and Development is responsible for supporting faculty in funding and developing their research and its impact. He or she serves as Redeemer University College’s grants officer, liaises with federal granting agencies (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) and other external research funders, helps develop and implement the university’s research policies, administers research grants, assists in planning and executing the programs and events of Redeemer’s Centre for Christian Scholarship (CCS), and provides administrative support for the work of the Research Office and the Centre.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers internal and external research applications and grants, pre- and post-award;
  • Serves as point of contact with federal granting agencies (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) and other external research funders;
  • Understands and applies the policies of external funders;
  • Develops and implements the university’s research policies, in conjunction with the Director of Research;
  • Works with the Director of Research and the Director of the CCS  to plan and implement strategies for increasing the effectiveness of faculty in carrying out the university’s research mission;
  • Assists the Director of Research in preparing large institutional applications (e.g. ASU);
  • Informs faculty members about research policies and funding opportunities; and
  • Collects and communicates data on faculty research.
  • Assists with the planning, promotion, and execution of CCS events;
  • Maintains records and organizes meetings for the Research Office and the CCS;
  • Provides administrative support for the Director of Research, the Director of Mentoring, and the Director of the CCS, as well as other faculty development bodies (e.g. the Faculty Research Committee, the Teaching and Learning Committee, and the Research Ethics Review Committee);
  • Communicates research funding results and policies to faculty members;
  • Processes research grant reimbursement requests;
  • Assists with budget planning for the Research Office and CCS;
  • Assists with other Research Office / CCS activities as required.

 

Preferred Skills and Attributes:

  • Ability to understand, develop, and apply complex policies; familiarity with research policies and the world of university-level research would be an asset;
  • Superior interpersonal skills, including ability to work well with faculty members from a wide variety of disciplines, as well as the Finance, Advancement, and Marketing departments;
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to keep track of and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including ability to make presentations to groups of up to 50 people;
  • Facility with basic office software, including MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint; experience with MS Access and FileMaker Pro would be an asset;
  • Self-motivated; can take initiative and work effectively with minimal supervision.

 

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Prior work experience in a university, research-related, or policy development setting

 

Position Reports to:  Director of Research

Submit Applications to: HR@redeemer.ca (please quote Position Title in Subject line)

Expiry Date:   July 17.

Applicants are requested to email their application materials and include a statement that articulates their faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University. A range of qualifications are evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with our identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Christie Gardens at The Meadows of Aurora

Executive Director

Aurora, ON

Christie Gardens Apartments and Care has been serving elders in Toronto for over 30 years and was the first not-for-profit community in Toronto offering a true continuum with choices to suit lifestyle and needs. Christie Gardens is expanding its services to include managing other facilities with shared values and vision for senior’s retirement living.

The Meadows of Aurora is a place where seniors can live their life surrounded by nature’s beauty and tranquility while enjoying state-of-the-art facilities, safe and controlled building access, lush green spaces, walking trails, seating areas and a spectacular pond.

The Meadows of Aurora will provide a quality-oriented facility, while enabling individuals to ‘age in place’ based on the belief that seniors prefer to remain in their own community near family, friends, church and healthcare providers.

Position description

Christie Gardens seeks a team-oriented, skilled leader to be its Executive Director at The Meadows. The selected candidate will seek to ensure that all residents and staff are satisfied with the services and environment provided by The Meadows, while ensuring adherence to Christie Gardens’ and The Meadows’ stated vision, values and beliefs as well as its budget. As an employee of Christie Gardens, the Executive Director will confidently coach and lead The Meadows management in inspiring, nurturing, disciplining and maintaining a healthy staff.  
 
Reporting to the CEO and COO of Christie Gardens, the Executive Director will function as an advocate for, and essential link between team members, team leaders and The Meadows head office. This position is also directly responsible for developing and adhering to financial plans, preparing reports, and building strong relationships between residents, families, staff and the broader community.

Further information about Christie Gardens can be found at http://christiegardens.org and The Meadows of Aurora at http://themeadowsofaurora.com

Contact:

If you, or someone you know, would like to start a confidential conversation about this opportunity, please contact: ed.themeadows@causeleadership.com.

A full Opportunity Profile document will be made available to all qualified candidates.

About Us:

Cause Leadership Inc. is a cause based, leadership focused company providing executive search and recruitment services to the charitable sector and is managing this search on behalf of Christie Gardens. Please direct all communications through Cause Leadership Inc.

 


 

Donor Relationship Manager

Burlington, Ontario

 
 
RESONATE GLOBAL MISSION, an agency of The Christian Reformed Church of North America, is seeking a Donor Relationship Manager.

 

PURPOSE:

Develop relationships and implement a strategy with existing and potential donors that will increase financial support and resources, engage current constituents and cultivate potential donors in support of the ministry.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Develop stewardship-focused relationships with a portfolio of individuals, churches, and foundations to engage support for the ministry.
  2. Develop and implement a donor strategy for assigned area, working with others as appropriate.
  3. Strengthen and expand the financial support, including major gifts, from assigned individuals, churches and foundations.
  4. Cultivate long-term relationships with donors so planned giving commitments to the agency increase annually.
  5. Represent the agency at churches, classis meetings, and other events, as needed.
  6. Significant travel within assigned regions for in-person visits, relationship building, donor appreciation and fundraising events.
  7. Maintain accurate records in appropriate database(s) (e.g. constituent interactions) which support the development of donor relationships.
  8. Assist with planning strategy, goals and fundraising targets.
  9. Track expenses and maintain regular expense reports, as requested.
  10. Assist with prospect research and/or proposal writing, as assigned.
  11. Work with colleagues to develop support networks in their assigned area, as requested.
  12. A commitment to maintaining best practices through ongoing professional development. 
  13. All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Professing membership in a Christian Reformed congregation, or of a church in ecclesiastical fellowship with the CRCNA, and agreement with the doctrine of the church signified by signing a covenant statement.
  2. Demonstrated ability to encourage and inspire individuals to support ministry.
  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Proven ability to be self-motivated, work independently with minimal direction and collaboratively within a team environment.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and external contacts.
  6. Proven ability to plan and organize tasks and responsibilities including multitasking, setting priorities and meeting deadlines.
  7. Proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
  8. Demonstrated proficiency in commonly used computer applications, internet research and constituent relationship management tools.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  1. Bachelor’s degree is preferred, in a related field such as business, marketing & communications or non-profit management and/or equivalent work experience.
  2. Demonstrated experience and success in fundraising or business.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

 

  • Regular travel throughout the assigned region

 

ABOUT US

Our vision is to bring the Gospel to people, neighborhoods, communities, churches and the world, and to embolden them in participating in God’s mission by faithfully proclaiming and living out the good news of Jesus.

We are tasked with providing leadership to the Christian Reformed Church in sharing the Gospel. Our mandate is not only to provide leadership to our partner missionaries, church planters, and campus ministers—our mandate is to provide leadership to the denomination.

Resonate continues the good work of Home Missions and World Missions. For more than a century, these two agencies introduced people to Christ in North America and around the world. For us, that means continuing our partnership with churches in the United States and Canada to plant churches, do campus ministry, train and equip pastors, and develop future leaders. Additionally, it means sending missionaries overseas, proclaiming the Gospel, and forging lasting partnerships.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  July 24, 2020

APPLY: With Resume & Cover Letter here:  RESONATE JOBS

 


Compass Creative

Project Coordinator
Stoney Creek
 

We’re looking for an outstanding Project Coordinator to support our creative team as we create brands from scratch and bring brand stories to life. This position requires the skills of organizing schedules & budgets, directing & motivating people and communicating project details with clients. The primary responsibility of this role is to provide clear instructions to project teams and ensure they have what they need to deliver great value to our clients.

Candidates will have 2-5 years experience in a creative agency or in-house art department and will bring attention-to-detail to an informal, friendly, creative office environment. As well as interpersonal skills, candidates will have solid organizational skills and aptitude with various kinds of management software.

The main responsibilities in this role are:

  • Schedule project work.
  • Manage multiple projects. We’re looking for a ninja with almost supernatural abilities to juggle up to a hundred different moving pieces without a blink.
  • Create project plans and schedules.
  • Use project management software (Like Harvest Forecast, Monday, MS Project or similar).
  • Manage calendars, schedules, timesheets, and task lists.
  • Understand the creative process.
  • Work closely with sales managers, creative director, art director, designers, writers, developers and other creatives.
  • Track and report time & costs.
  • Clearly communicate expectations, schedules and details with team and clients.
  • Communicate with printers, freelancers and other vendors.

Our clients will enjoy…

  • Proactive communication.
  • Project status updates.
  • Greater confidence and enjoyment in the creative process.
  • Feeling cared for.

Compass will enjoy…

  • Maximized productivity.
  • A sustainable workload.
  • Increased returns on business/referrals.

About Us

We’re a small marketing agency in Hamilton. We handle branding, web and marketing projects for companies in our area and beyond. We have been geared towards the trades industry over the last couple of years, but we do some work with manufacturers and not-for-profit organizations as well.

For an idea of the type of work we do, check out our work.

How to apply

  1. Download application form here
  2. Email completed application to: iwanttowork@compasscreative.ca

 

 

Shalem Mental Health Network

Executive Director

Hamilton ON

 

An Executive Search conducted by Nelson/Kraft and Associates on behalf of Shalem Mental Health Network.

 

Shalem Mental Health Network is a faith-based, Ontario-wide network that provides responsive and preventive mental health support to individuals, families and communities.  Our support services seek to restore hope as we develop new, innovative partnerships between communities and professional mental health services, using the strengths of each to effectively meet real mental health needs.  Shalem Mental Health Network is seeking an Executive Director who will be key in building a team both within the agency and with client agencies.

With a track record of implementing vision and mission, you will work closely with the board to guide the organization.  You will bring a fresh perspective to developing partnerships with mental health agencies, churches, workplaces, and schools. Most importantly, you will have a passion for equipping and supporting communities to better embrace the needs of people who struggle with emotional distress or mental illness.

 

Your Role – Executive Director

 

As Executive Director you will act primarily as a team builder within the agency and its client agencies.  You will be accountable directly to the Board and its mandated committees and charged with the supervision and direction of all operations of the agency and the supervision of all volunteers and employees. With the guidance and assistance of the Board, you will be responsible for planning and developing the agency’s client services and maintaining both professional standards of service delivery and consistency of moral and theological perspectives.

 

 

Education and Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Health Administration or relevant field is preferred;
  • Registration in a professional College relevant to Shalem’s work;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in non-profit executive leadership;
  • Managerial experience in mental health services provision is preferred;
  • Experience that includes a combination of non-psychotherapy community-based mental health and psychotherapy is desirable;
  • Ability to articulate the integration of their faith with their management philosophy and mental health practice;
  • Commitment to a restorative approach to relationships, especially staff relationships;
  • Experience in working collaboratively with community-based mental health agencies and with government funders;
  • Understanding of various mental health clinical models, with a commitment to and fidelity with attachment-focused clinical models (Shalem’s clinical approach) is desirable;
  • Ability to manage, inspire, and motivate staff and volunteers;
  • Experience in fundraising and budgeting;
  • Proficiency in public speaking. 

 

Internal Focus:

Organizational Vision and Development

1)  The Executive Director is responsible for supporting the Board’s ongoing, dynamic visioning process for Shalem, and for leading and guiding the implementation of the vision and mission of Shalem as articulated by the Board. The Executive Director will accomplish this goal by:

  • Contributing to the Board’s visioning conversations;
  • Implementing the Board’s vision and policies;
  • Managing and administering Shalem’s operations, including finances, employees, and volunteers;
  • Creating a healthy relational climate for staff and volunteers, where staff and volunteers are both professionally challenged and supported to meet those challenges, and where staff and volunteers are appropriately supervised and evaluated;
  • Helping to secure adequate funds for operations;
  • In instances that require specialized expertise outside of the Board’s or the Executive Director’s purview, the Executive Director supports the Board in recruiting and engaging the appropriate expertise.

 

Client Services

2)  With the guidance of the Board, the Executive Director is responsible for the development and supervision of all the agency’s client services. This includes:

Ensuring professional standards of service and professionally recognized codes of ethics are adhered to;

  • Ensuring the consistent application of a relationally healthy practice, guided by a biblical, moral and theological perspective, in support of the staff and volunteers who deliver Shalem’s services, and in the context created for client services delivery.

 

Risk Management

3)  The Executive Director is responsible for Shalem-wide risk and liability management. This includes:

  • Ensuring that Shalem is in compliance with all legislation, including all legal obligations flowing from Shalem’s status as a registered charity in Canada;
  • Ensuring all required records are maintained up-to-date and reports are filed in a timely manner;
  • Apprising the Board of Directors as soon as possible of any potential legal issue, matter or vulnerability. 
  • Occasionally, establishing, evaluating and implementing a risk management exercise to highlight the agency’s vulnerabilities or possible threat to continued operations, the content of which is shared with the Board.

 

Outward Focus:

Partnership Development

4)  In the context of Shalem’s continual pursuit of innovative practice, rooted in the development of new relationships between the professional mental health sector and communities, the Executive Director oversees the continual engagement, development, and sustaining of partnerships with Shalem. 

  • Partners include professional mental health leaders and agencies, communities such as churches, multi-faith communities, neighbourhoods, workplaces and schools;
  • Shalem’s pursuit of innovative practice is coordinated by our Centre of Excellence and Learning. The Executive Director is tasked with managing the Centre, as well as bolstering and facilitating its publication, training, and evaluation initiatives.

 

Communications and Fund Development Collaboration

5)  The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing Shalem’s Communications and Advancement. This includes:

 

  • Developing a communications plan, including print, digital, and verbal media;
  • Maintaining relationships with the organization’s partners, funders, the professional mental health sector, as well as Shalem’s supporting constituency, staff, volunteers and Board;
  • Overseeing and managing Shalem’s finances;
  • Partnering effectively with the Shalem Mental Health Foundation Board and staff;
  • Maintain relationships with Shalem’s supporting constituency, as well as vision, lead, and participate in the organization’s fundraising initiatives.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 16, 2020

TO APPLY:

Please send your cover letter and resume to Mark Kraft at info@nelsonandkraft.com

A complete Opportunity Profile is available upon request.

Please note, qualified candidates for this search must be a Canadian resident at the time of application.

ABOUT US

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is an executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management and fundraising personnel in the charitable sector.  We work with a diverse group of not-for-profit organizations through the connection of colleagues in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, and Toronto.

 


 

WJ Professional Corporation

Chartered Professional Accountants

 

Senior Accountant

Mississauga

 

A public accounting firm on the Oakville/Mississauga border is seeking a Senior Accountant  with a CPA,  having  public accounting firm experience. This position offers work-life balance with hands-on experience serving a variety of owner-managed businesses. They will consider both those seeking full time and permanent part-time positions. The eligible candidate:

  • Is at least 2 years post designation;
  • Has a minimum 4 years’ experience in public accounting;
  • Is experienced in the owner-managed sector

-      Has a strong working knowledge of ASPE, ASNPO, CaseWare, Jazzit, Profile and/or Taxprep;

  • Brings a positive attitude and willingness to work as a team;
  • Is comfortable in taking responsibility and working independently;
  • Has strong written and verbal communications skills;
  • Enjoys researching a tax and accounting solutions.

Overtime hours during the busy season are under control, and you are more than a number. They value every person of the team.

Please submit your resume in confidence to cpainmississauga@gmai.com


 

 

 

 

Project Coordinator

Writer

Stoney Creek ON

Compass Creative, an award-winning brand marketing agency in Stoney Creek, Ontario is currently receiving applications for the following full-time positions.

 
1. Project Coordinator
2. Writer
 

For more details on how to apply visit: https://compasscreative.ca/careers

Compass Creative values truth, beauty and business results!
We believe there's far too much noise in the world today. We help our clients communicate clearly, truthfully and artfully about the great work they do so they can grow their business and improve more people's lives. We believe we're redeeming the stories we tell in the marketplace. And that's what gets us out of bed in the morning.


Consider joining our team or forward this info to anyone who might be up for a challenging but rewarding career in marketing.
 

View job descriptions and download applications here: https://compasscreative.ca/careers

 


 

 

Technology Group Leader

Guelph ON or remotely.

 

Who is Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)

We exist to share God’s love through aviation and technology.  We desire that all Isolated people will be physically and spiritually transformed in Christ’s name.

MAF Canada is part of a worldwide partnership, providing access to over 1,400 destinations in more than 30 countries through our fleet of 130 aircraft. Every four minutes, somewhere in the world, an MAF pilot and plane takes off or lands.

We are hiring a leader for a newly created technology division of MAF Canada.  This group will lead the MAF Canada tech division and inspire MAF globally in developing and utilizing new technologies that will assist MAF and like-minded organizations to reach isolated people in Christ's name.

 

Why would you join us?

  • The challenge: You are tired of working for a corporation.  You want your work to have real meaning.  You want to be able to use your technical skills to really help less fortunate and isolated people all over the world.
  • Opportunity: You want to help scale something from a startup to a group that has global impact.
  • Innovation: You want to be on the leading edge of using technology to advance the gospel to isolated peoples throughout the world.
  • Reward: You are motivated by providing technical solutions that help solve real-world problems.
  • Learning: You want to work with and learn from a world-wide team of Christian business leaders.

 

Who are you - Characteristics?

  • Disciple:  A committed disciple of Jesus Christ.
  • Continuous Learner: ​ Every great leader is a learner. You spend a good deal of your spare time reading/listening/studying.
  • Passionate about technology: ​You believe the church and Christian organizations must think critically on technology and leverage technology for Kingdom use.
  • Clear Communicator: ​ You’ve shared a vision and people not only heard but got on board.
  • Problem Solver:  You are really good at looking at complex problems and distilling them down to simple core solutions.
  • Partnering: You understand the value and leverage of partnering with other organizations to accomplish Kingdom goals.
  • Leading:  You get energy from leading small teams of people.  You've had people tell you that you are a good leader.

Who are you – Experience?

  • Entrepreneurship: ​You have started something new and seen it grow. This can be as simple as a club at college to a profitable business. We want to hear your story.
  • Leadership: ​ You have led a team in some capacity, either volunteer or staff.
  • Technology: Whether you are a programmer, or a designer, or a project implementation specialist, you have experience with and a love of technology.

 Responsibilities

  • Assist MAF in recruiting a team of technologists made up of both volunteers and staff.
  • Lead a team of technologists that can help design / develop technology solutions for MAF global and other partner organizations.
  • Work with MAF global groups to identify and research disruptive technology that will impact MAF.
  • Lead international working groups that are exploring and identifying different types of technology solutions for missions work.
  • Develop and foster working relationships with other partner organizations to multiply the work that your team can accomplish.
  • Manage and grow partner relations with outside technical suppliers providing development work.
  • Report to the CEO of MAF Canada, participate on the senior leadership team of MAF.

 

Please submit resumes to: careers@mafc.org

 


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