The Sport Information Resource Centre
The Sport Information Resource Centre

Position Type
Full Time

Application Deadline Date
June 5, 2020

Salary Range

Job Location
Victoria, British Columbia, CA

Expected Start Date
July 1, 2020

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.

The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is a
provincial organization  established for the purpose of improving the health outcomes of Indigenous people by supporting and encouraging physically active individuals, families, and communities. The programs and services delivered by I·SPARC are designed to build capacity and increase access to sport, recreation and physical activity in First Nations, Aboriginal Friendship Centres, Métis Chartered Communities, schools, and other
delivery agencies throughout British Columbia.

General Description

I·SPARC is currently seeking a Finance Manager. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Finance Manager oversees all financial processes for I∙SPARC and is responsible for ensuring timely and relevant monitoring and reporting of the organization’s overall financial performance. This includes overseeing the full accounting process, payroll, budgeting, cash flow  forecasting, timely journal entries, internal and external reporting, leading the annual audit process, and the completion of the Society’s statutory filings. The Finance Manager will also support the Executive Director in
managing the human resources and operational processes for the  organization. This position ensures all business policies, accounting  standards, and funding obligations of the organization are met.

The Finance Manager will play a critical role within the Leadership Team at ISPARC. Working closely with the Executive and Departmental Directors, the Finance Manager will be responsible for supporting overall operational processes and procedures, acting as the primary financial contact for Government and Private Sector funding partners, and providing general business and financial guidance relating to the operations of the Society.

Competencies and Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess an extensive background in not-for-profit financial administration. Specific qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or a related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation is preferred, or international equivalent
  • Minimum five (5) years of related experience, with at least one (1) year of managing staff
  • Experience with payroll and benefits administration
  • Solid financial acumen and leadership experience
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and presentation
    skills in English
  • Ability to critically analyze processes with the goal of stream-lining financial systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accepted accounting rules, practices,
    tax regulations, and reporting requirements
  • Advanced proficiency with accounting software and spreadsheet
    programs and applications
  • Previous experience with QuickBooks and payroll
  • Exceptional organizational skills with a proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Knowledge of the diversity of Indigenous cultures, identities, and community issues
  • Knowledge of provincial and government funding process


This is a full-time permanent position. 

Salary and Benefits

The salary range is $75,000-$80,000 annually, which includes a  comprehensive health benefits package. 


Victoria, British Columbia 

To Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references (name, title, relationship, and contact info) no later than 5:00 pm (PST), Friday, June 5, 2020. Please address your cover letter to the attention of Rick Brant, Executive Director and submit your application to:

All applications are appreciated. However, only those selected for further
consideration will be contacted. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

Note: The successful candidate will be required to submit a criminal and vulnerable sector record check  

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