The Sport Information Resource Centre
The Sport Information Resource Centre

Position Type
Full Time

Application Deadline Date
September 27, 2021

Job Location

Employment Type

Expected Start Date
October 12, 2021

Additional Info

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

The employer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Speed Skating Canada (SSC), the national governing body for the sport of speed skating in Canada, is looking for an enthusiastic individual for the newly created position of Coordinator, Finance and Corporate Services. Reporting to the Director, Finance & Corporate Services, the successful candidate will play a critical role in achieving Speed Skating Canada’s strategic business priorities as they relate to achieving organizational excellence on the road towards the 2022 Olympic Games and beyond by supporting the administrative aspects of the organization’s finance, operations and membership objectives.

Specific areas of responsibility will include:

Finance Support

Under the direction of the Director, Finance & Corporate Services the Coordinator will:
• Support the Director in day-to-day accounting transaction processes, including accounts receivables and invoicing, within the organization’s accounting software and associated peripheral systems
• Support staff and other internal stakeholders in day-to-day financial and administration processes, such as vendor payments, expense claims, customer/client invoicing, etc.
• Support bi-weekly payroll processing and reconciliation of benefits accounts
• Manage monthly bank reconciliations and corporate card reconciliations
• Assist with federal and provincial regulatory filings, as well as financial reporting for external funding agencies as per the requirements set out in the contribution agreements
• Assist in the external audit process

Under the direction of the Director, Finance & Corporate Services, and with the support of the Senior Coordinator, Membership & Alignment, the Coordinator will:
• Manage the day-to-day maintenance and customer service of SSC’s membership system (IceReg) for clubs and PTSOs
• Manage the annual invoicing of SSC membership fees
• Reconcile Point of Sale data in IceReg to membership revenues received in bank account
• Assist in the completion and implementation of membership and alignment projects

Corporate Operations
Under the direction of the Senior Coordinator, Leadership & Operations, the Coordinator will:
• Assist in the coordination of the SSC Congress and Annual General Meeting (AGM), and of Board of Directors and staff events and retreats
• Support the operations of the National Office, including the maintenance of contact and distribution lists
• Monitor SSC’s general e-mail inbox and telephone line, and direct incoming communications to the appropriate staff member
• Provide administrative support to the CEO as required

Qualifications for the ideal candidate include:
• Bilingual or proficient working in both official languages
• Degree or diploma in bookkeeping, business, administration, or related studies from a recognized post-secondary institution
• 1-3 years of relevant experience in finance, administration, and reporting
• Strong analytical and organizational skills and experience with problem solving
• Experience working in Microsoft Office 365 to contribute to the support of budgeting, logistics, meeting planning and internal and external reporting
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to convey complex financial information succinctly and communicate with our member contingent
• Experience with QuickBooks or similar accounting software
• Previous work with an NSO and/or membership of an NSO is an asset

Working conditions for this role include:
• Primary work location based in Ottawa or Calgary
• Potential for flexible work arrangements with possible home office
• Some travel may be required
• Some weekend work may be required

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