Employment Opportunity

Finance Officer

Status:  Initially part time, becoming full time in 2018

Supervisor: Director

Application Deadline:  September 15, 2017

Position Overview:

As a member of the Management Team, the Finance Officer is responsible for overall financial management and reporting, controllership and strategic financial planning. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, day-to-day accounting (bookkeeping, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, financial statements, general ledger and investments in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer and monitor the financial system to ensure that Gallery finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintain the accounts payable, receivable and charitable receipting systems, as well as capital project accounts, to ensure complete and accurate records of all monies.
  • Administer employee files and records in order to ensure accurate payment of benefits and allowances in accordance with HR Policies.
  • Administer biweekly payroll in order to ensure that employees are paid in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Prepare monthly government remittances (WSIB,HST, CRA).
  • Accurately complete bank and account reconciliations.
  • Prepare monthly reports, year end reports, and financial statements.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • Completed CPA, (CA, CGA, or CMA) credential is preferred; candidates who are in the process of obtaining a credential will be considered.
  • A minimum of five years (5) years accounting and financial business experience, including knowledge of financial planning, budget management, audits, risk management, and financing.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of statutes, regulations and financial requirements of both federal and provincial governments and their funding agencies (CRA, WSIB, NOHFC, HRDC, etc).
  • Experience in implementing financial policies and procedures within an organization.
  • Advanced experience with accounting software (Sage 50 Premium).
  • Payroll experience, including Direct Deposit, CRA reporting (e.g., T4s).
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

    Please submit a cover letter and resume by email or in person to: Holly Rupert Assistant to the Director Thunder Bay Art Gallery PO Box 10193 Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6T7

This is a permanent part time position (20 hours/week). Over the next 3 years the position will grow to full time (35 hours/week).

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Hours & Admission

1080 Keewatin Street
Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
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Tue to Thurs: noon to 8pm
Fri to Sun: noon to 5pm

Adults $3.00 + HST
Seniors and Students $1.50 + HST Children (under 12) FREE Gallery Members FREE

Tel: 807 577 6427