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Guelph Wellington Women in Crisis-Business Manager



(40 hours / Monday thru Friday)

Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis (G-W WIC) is a dynamic, community-based, not for profit, feminist organization providing services to women and their children who have experienced domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking in Guelph and Wellington County. Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis is committed to building a diverse organization that works from an anti-racism anti-oppression framework. We are seeking a highly motivated Business Manager to join our leadership team and provide a complete range of financial, human resources, technology, facilities, reporting and management services to Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis. This is a rare opportunity for a talented financial and human resources leader to integrate their passion for supporting women and families to succeed with a career opportunity that provides both challenge and meaning.

Requisite Skills, Abilities and Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in a relevant discipline, such as business, accounting, finance, equivalent to 4 years of a full time education at a recognized college or university or generally recognized professional designation such as CPA or equivalent experience.
  • 4-6 years experience in an administrative role including accounting and supervision in a not for profit unionized environment.
  • 2-4 years experience in the management and operation of computerized financial and information systems.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, regulations and statutory requirements related to the organization’s activities and operations, e.g. Employment Standards Act 2000, Income Tax Act, donations and tax receipts regulations and guidelines, statutory deductions, etc.
  • Human Resources Management experience and solid labour relations knowledge and skills with the ability to lead complex HR processes including recruitment, payroll and safety.
  • Strong business management and financial acumen.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Extensive analytical skills and well developed organizational skills.
  • Computer proficiency with knowledge of Accounting Software, Excel, Microsoft Office, email and internet.
  • Knowledge of non-profit community based programs (Violence Against Women Sector an asset).
  • Familiarity and appreciation for the philosophy, goals and objectives of the G-WWIC and a solid understanding and belief in the philosophical orientation, goals and objectives of G-WWIC.

Employment Requirements:

  • Vulnerable Sector Police Clearance Certificate and personal credit check and maintaining of clearance requirements during course of employment.
  • Valid driver’s license and insurance.

Closing Date: Friday November 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm.

Please send your resume including cover letter in confidence to:

Haniaa Nahas P. O. Box 1451, Guelph, ON N1H 6N9 38 Elizabeth Street, Guelph, Ontario

If you require an accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact Haniaa Nahas at 519-836-1110 ext. 229.

Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis is committed to anti-racism, anti-oppression work and in keeping with this principle we encourage Indigenous women, women of colour, women with disabilities, lesbians, bisexual women and transwomen to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls or other inquiries please.