Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Resume
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for groups

Treasurer

10-15 hours / monthly
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BACKGROUND
ChatterBox Theatre Society has been dedicated to delivering a meaningful theatrical experience to young audiences through interaction and humour. We aim to teach children positive values and offer them support in all stages of their development. In addition, we strive to build a stronger community by encouraging public engagement and dialogue, while nurturing and promoting our local artists.

WHAT DO WE DO?
ChatterBox Theatre provides positive and interactive theatrical experiences for children in the community. Our purpose is not only to create unique and enjoyable productions, but also teach children concepts of feelings and how they influence the world around them.

Apart from the education and entertainment of our unique plays, we also offer support for the local artistic community by creating development opportunities for young performers. We also help connect the public with emerging artists, offering space for exhibitions and periodic events.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The Treasurer reports to the Board Chair and oversees the financial management of the organization while ensuring the Board are adequately informed of financial-related issues to ensure good decision-making and governance. The role is responsible for the formation of financial policies, investment strategies, and preparation of financial and audit reports. They establish the Finance Committee and will coach them to ensure the organization meets its annual financial goals. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•	Be prepared for Board meetings to discuss key issues, and provide strategic guidance and governance on financial topics.
•	Prepare financial reports for the Board’s review at every Board meeting, including budgets, cash flow, etc.
•	Interpret new financial and compliance regulations that apply to the organization and explain them in clear terms. 
•	Ensure all annual reports required by the Canadian Not-for-Profit (NFP) Act are completed accurately and timely.
•	Design and implement internal financial measures, controls, policies & procedures that ensure external compliance requirements are met.
•	Prepare annual budgets, financials, and reports, as set out for the organization.
•	Review and evaluate the organization’s finances to identify potential risks or issues and provide recommendations to mitigate.
•	Engage in discussions around reports on the performance and budget of fundraising initiatives.
•	Participate in the financial governance and fundraising initiatives within the organization.
•	Strive to meet all legal and fiduciary responsibilities.
•	Develop and approve the Terms of Reference of the Finance Committee, establish the Committee, and ensure that members fully understand them.
•	Coach the Finance Committee to carry out specific initiatives in meeting the organization's annual financial goals.
•	Contribute to the development of the organization’s reputation as a leading theatrical experience provider for children and the local artistic community.
•	Participate in fundraising or special events hosted by the organization.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
•	Demonstrated leadership skills with coaching teams to successful outcomes, with specific finance or accounting experience.
•	Strong attention to detail with accurate and transparent analysis in financial report development.
•	Excellent interpretation and communication skills to understand financial texts and translate these to the Board.
•	Self-starter, who is motivated to stay abreast of new finance developments and persistent in researching clear and definitive answers for the organization. 
•	Excellent networking and communication skills to establish private and professional networks to invest in the organization.
•	Strong work ethic and passionate commitment to advancing the mission.
•	Ability to think strategically and govern accordingly.
•	Ability to work independently while collaborating with other team members.
•	Friendly, professional demeanor and considered approachable by others.
•	Ability to effectively communicate ideas, concepts, and opinions, while respecting others when they do the same.
•	Strong organizational and process-driven skills, with an excellent follow-through.
•	Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.

QUALIFICATIONS
•	5 – 10 years’ experience in finance, accounting, or banking.
•	Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
•	Must have a CPA designation.
•	Experience in researching & translating external financial compliance requirements into internal policies. 
•	Experience working with non-profit organizations or Boards an asset.
•	Passionate interest in theatre and education of the fine arts.
•	Bringing a network of potential collaborators an asset.
•	Legally entitled to volunteer in Canada, with the ability to meet volunteer screening requirements (e.g. criminal check, including a vulnerable sector verification).
Additional Details & Skills Required
We encourage interested and qualified candidates to apply to this volunteer position as the Treasurer. Please send a brief email explaining why this is an opportunity you are passionate about, as well as your resume and brief biography to contact@chatterboxtheatresociety.com. To learn more about ChatterBox Theatre Society, or to donate to our cause, please visit our website at www.chatterboxtheatresociety.com.
Certification or Education Required
•	Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration.
•	Must have a CPA designation.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
ChatterBox Theatre Society is a “grass roots” non-profit organization about to embark on a period of significant growth. We need your passion and expertise in shaping that for the future! Our volunteers are very committed and passionate, and help ensure successful outcomes of programs. Upon successful completion of the volunteer role or project, you can use us as a reference for your future roles. Volunteer hours may be used for maintaining your professional designation and/or program studies.
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Resume
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for groups