Job Posting: Assistant to the Director of Finance (Part Time) 


The Assistant to the Director of Finance administers Payroll and Benefits, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Donation Database, and Third Party Liability Insurance, in accordance with the policies and procedures established by the Synod and the Bishop. Serving as a member of the Diocesan office team located in Winnipeg, the role is accountable to the Director of Finance.  

Key Areas of Responsibility

Financial Stewardship and Administration

Administers payroll and benefit programs for the Diocesan centralized payroll

Ensures all Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and applicable minimum Employment Standards regulations are met

Prepares Accounts Receivable

Prepares Accounts Payable

Reconciles Payroll, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable accounts

Maintains donation database and issues donation receipts

Liaises between parishes and insurer in regards to third party liability insurance

Fosters a positive work environment and provides human resources related support within the position’s scope of responsibility  

Parish Support

Serves as a resource to parishes including clergy and lay leaders and their staff in such financial and human resource administration areas as, but not limited to:

  • Fulfillment of CRA regulations, employment standards and regulations
  • Safety legislation
  • Insurance coverage
  • National Church pension and benefits program
  • Privacy legislation
  • Diocesan and National Church policies, procedures, programs and services

Communicates with parishes of all clergy salary and benefits changes

Monitors receipts of parish contributions to the Diocese and keeps parishes advised of the status of their account

Nurtures positive relationships with all stakeholders  

Other related duties as assigned  

Required Qualifications

·         Working towards Chartered Professional Accountant designation in Manitoba

·         A Certified Public Accountant or equivalent from originating country

·         Must be able to legally work in Canada

·         Demonstrated knowledge of payroll and benefits administration including all CRA regulations

·         Extensive  experience utilizing accounting/financial related software

·         Strong skills in Microsoft Office products, with an excellent knowledge of Excel

·         Detail oriented and resourceful

·         Demonstrated excellence of inter-personal, relationship building, customer service and communication skills (oral and written), and goodwill

·         Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team

·         Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement, prioritize work, maintain confidentiality, and make independent decisions within the parameters of the job description

·         Basic knowledge of systems administration

·         Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends including attendance at designated events  

Additional Skills (desired, but not required)

·Experience with Payworks

·Familiarity with Access

·Experience working with Not For Profit Organizations

.Knowledge of the administrative structure of the Anglican Church of Canada  

Work Parameters ·        

A part time position (7.5 hrs/day, 3 days a week), $26.44/hr, with benefit plans including pension and extended health