The Hub for Canadian Women in STEM

Treasurer Posting

Treasurer - Volunteer Board of Directors


TechGirls Canada is the hub for Canadian women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

We are a not-for-profit organization committed to conducting research and co-designing solutions to advocate, mobilize, and organize in favour of the conditions of success necessary for women's participation in the economy.

This volunteer Treasurer position is the perfect opportunity for an individual who is passionate about working in an equitable manner and helping alleviate gendered barriers to success for Canada's women in STEM, especially those who are visible minority, variously-abled, LGBTTQ+, Indigenous, immigrant or refugee. 

The Opportunity

 


  • Successful candidate will join the finance committee for six months and then join the board as Treasurer

  • Finance Committee meets monthly for two hours

  • Meetings may be held virtually

  • Commitment maximum two hours per week, minimum two hours per month

  • Two-year term

  • Application deadline February 15, 2019 at 5:00PM EST

Overview


Responsibilities

  • Meeting with our signing officers in Toronto for monthly cheque signings and signing off on expenses

  • Updating cash flow, reviewing bank statements

  • Reconciling monthly/quarterly reports

  • Providing reports to the Board

  • Attending Board Meetings (five meetings per year, can call in virtually)

  • Tracking HST return and NFP/charitable return as applicable

  • Please note as items come up or requests for cash flow updates are given, extra hours may be needed


Qualifications & Skills 

  • Accounting or bookkeeping financial background (preferably a CPA, but not required)

  • Familiar with Quickbooks

  • Proficient with charitable and not-for-profit reporting in Canada

  • Resides in Toronto, Ontario

  • Previous experience supporting research-focused, community-centered, equity-seeking organizations is highly desired

  • Ideally this candidate will have familiarity and experience with being on the board of a not-for-profit organization or charity


We encourage applications from people of all races and faiths, genders and orientations, ages, abilities, and stages of life. Please send your CV and cover letter to saadia@saadiam.com with subject line “Volunteer Treasurer Application”

Applications for this position will close 5:00PM EST on February 2, 2019. We thank you for your interest!