FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - JOB POSTING
Job Title: Finance and Administrative Assistant
FTE: Full-Time (35 hours/week)
Class Type: Permanent
Reports to: Finance & Operations Manager
Closing Date: November 24, 2019
Join a team that works towards creating a world where people live in justice, peace, and dignity. Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) is a charitable not-for-profit organization that challenges the causes and responds to the consequences of human suffering and poverty.
CLWR supports hiring practices and a staff composition that benefits from a diverse staff team, where “diverse” means (but is not limited to) differences in ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical abilities, religious beliefs, and/or political beliefs. Working for CLWR will provide you with a competitive salary, a supportive work environment, and excellent learning opportunities.
It is expected that all employees are in agreement with CLWR’s Mission Statement, Code of Conduct, and can work with its mandate within a faith-based environment. CLWR follows strict PSEA polices with a zero tolerance for any kind of exploitation and abuse.
This entry level position provides the first point of contact for many people to Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) and is key to providing donors, colleagues, and constituents with a professional, service-oriented experience in their engagement with the agency.
Reporting to the Finance & Operations Manager, and under the direction of the HR Specialist for administrative duties, the Finance and Administrative Assistant performs a wide variety of administrative support and donor database services, ranging from complex to routine, all of which contribute to the efficient and professional operation of the Finance, Operations, and administration of the office. This role will often be the first contact for receiving correspondence (phone and mail) of the organization and will be responsible for referring all relevant information and contacts to the appropriate individuals and departments. This will require a comprehensive knowledge of all programs and organizational activities, in order to respond to inquiries from donors, colleagues, and constituents.
In addition, the Finance and Administration Assistant will be responsible for taking over-the-phone donations, processing payments, providing receipts, and performing data entry and related duties in disbursing non-payroll accounts payable to individuals, suppliers, corporations, and other entities. This includes filing, maintaining and updating financial spreadsheets and performing other administrative duties of the Operations Department.
Core Competencies required for this role: attention to detail, accountability, communication, decision making, planning and organizing, quality orientation, planning & organizing, problem-solving, self-motivation, teamwork, relationship building, pivoting, and multitasking.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Minimum knowledge (formal education/general knowledge) required to perform the job competently:
Minimum experience required to perform the job at a competent level:
Technical skills required to perform the job at a competent level:
Qualified applicants should email a cover letter outlining how you meet the above criteria, your resume, and salary expectations. Closing date is November 24, 2019. Please quote ‘FAA Position’ in your subject line. Visit our website for more information on how to apply.
Job Type: Full-time