Treasurer, GreenPAC Board of Directors

The Treasurer is an officer of the Board of Directors and works closely with other Board members and senior staff.  The Treasurer oversees and monitors the financial performance of GreenPAC, supervising the organization’s financial condition and reporting on it to the Board.

Key duties include:

  1. Monitors the finances of the organization along with the Executive Director.
  2. Ensures appropriate financial forecasts, such as the profit and loss and cash flow statement, along with an assessment of the financial health are made available to the Board on a quarterly basis (unless there are financial concerns, then may report monthly).
  3. Works with the Executive Director to create the annual budget for Board approval.
  4. As needed, develops financial policies and procedures with the Executive Director and brings to the Board for consideration and approval.
  5. Recommends to the board whether the organization should have an audit; assists in the selection of an auditor and engages with them annually.
  6. Provides input into the organization’s strategic plan and annual operational plans.

Experience:

  1. Professional training and designation as a CPA or equivalent
  2. Experience working with financial information, controls and budgeting
  3. An understanding of, and experience with, good financial management and reporting practices
  4. Impartial and able to clearly articulate financial information including procedures and processes and explain the context as to why they matter
  5. An understanding of financial accounting for not-for-profit and charitable organizations a definite asset

Skills and Attributes:

  • Commitment to the organization’s mission, vision and strategic directions
  • Strong organizational and communication skills; detail oriented
  • Willingness to learn and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • High level of competency with accounting software

About GreenPAC

GreenPAC is a non-partisan, non-profit organization working to build and support environmental leadership in elected office. We do this in three ways: (1) We help elect and support environmental leaders of all major parties running for office and have run successful endorsement campaigns in the Federal (2015, 2019), Manitoba (2016), B.C. (2017) and Ontario (2018) elections; (2) We run a Parliamentary Internship for the Environment program, now in its third year, which places interns with MPs to support environmental leadership on Parliament Hill and helps prepare young Canadians for careers as environmental champions; and (3 ) We work with individuals and community groups across the country – our Every Day Advocates network – to build local civic engagement with elected officials on the environment.

GreenPAC is an ambitious, curious and creative group with a good sense of humour. We want our work to be rewarding and fun.

GreenPAC encourages applicants from equity-deserving communities, including BIPOC, LGBTQ2S and people with disabilities. GreenPAC will work with you to provide accommodations during meetings and board functions, if required. We are committed to making all positions accessible, welcome and inclusive for all team members.

We recognize that GreenPAC’s governance does not currently represent the diversity of the Canadian population, and that this is a significant hindrance to our strength as an organization. We are fully committed to changing this reality and are actively examining how our programs can contribute to the fight against systemic racism and oppression in Canada. 

Interested candidates should contact: Margo Welch, Chair, Board of Directors at m.welch@greenpac.ca

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