Senior Financial Analyst

You’re invited to make a difference… as a Senior Financial Analyst.

At Kindred Credit Union, you will be part of cooperative banking that connects values and faith with finances, inspiring peaceful, just, and prosperous communities.

Reporting to the Director, Finance, the primary focus of this full time role is to interpret and apply legislative and regulatory requirements to ensure the credit union maintains compliance within the areas related to Finance.  The application of this legislation and regulatory requirements is in the form of the calculation of key financial metrics (capital, liquidity, and securitization ratios) and preparation of monthly and annual reporting to the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA), Kindred’s provincial regulator.  In addition, to contribute expertise and analysis to support finance department responsibilities relating to budget, treasury, and financial/cost analysis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares monthly and annual reporting to regulator (FSRA), including calculation of key financial ratios including capital, liquidity, and securitization.
  • Performs complex accounting analysis (i.e. IFRS9 ECL analysis).
  • Provides support for Foreign Exchange relating to the Treasury function
  • Supports the annual budget with analysis, in collaboration with the Director, Finance.
  • Contributes expertise in financial analysis in support of project work and business cases.
  • Leads response to requests for data from regulators on behalf of the credit union.

What to bring

With an accounting designation and industry experience, you bring your analytical mind and attention to detail to your work. A strong collaborator, you possess strong communication and relationship building skills and enjoy partnering with others to build solutions and address emerging needs.  Finally, you bring an active commitment to Kindred’s shared values and purpose.

 Plus, you bring your qualifications and experience:

  • An undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A professional accounting designation
  • 4-6 years of experience in a similar role, preferably within financial services
  • Experience with regulatory bodies is a definite asset

Why Kindred

You will be part of a collaborative workplace where you’ll be asked to participate in the business and share your voice. You’ll be expected to continually grow your skills and abilities and to share your expertise and experience with colleagues. For many roles, we offer flexible and remote options that we can discuss with you.

We believe that your life is bigger than any job, so we’ll work together to achieve work-life quality and to care for your overall wellness. And of course, your rewards package includes competitive total compensation plus an array of financial products and services at preferred rates for staff. When you choose Kindred to further your career, you’re joining an engaged workforce at a certified B Corp™ that is committed to using business as a force for good™ and acting as an advocate for a Living Wage.

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Ready to choose Kindred?  Apply with your resume and cover letter explaining why you want to work for Kindred.  Next onboarding is scheduled for August.  We look forward to connecting with you!

Treasury Analyst

Williams Lake and District Credit Union

Williams Lake, BC

 

Treasury Analyst

Williams Lake Administration Branch

 

Williams Lake and District Credit Union has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, service-focused Treasury Analyst to work out of the Williams Lake Branch.

 

The Community

 

Williams Lake is just a one-hour flight or a scenic day trip (546 km) north on Highway 97 from Vancouver, making it very easy to access. Within a three-hour drive, residents can also access the major cities of Prince George to the north and Kamloops to the southeast. Whatever cannot be found locally is accessible within easy driving distance on major highways. Williams Lake has many amenities, including a modern recreation centre and pool, an extensive trail network for mountain biking and hiking, arts and culture activities delivered through many clubs and societies, the largest shopping area in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast, and the opportunity for post-secondary education offered through Thompson Rivers University’s Williams Lake Campus. http://www.tru.ca/williamslake.html

 

Affordable real estate offers an opportunity to own land only minutes from town and the ability to purchase a home within city limits at very affordable prices compared to many Canadian cities. With all four seasons represented and significant sunshine hours (308 days on average), Williams Lake is ranked number 5 across Canada by weatherstats.ca for the highest number of sunny days during warm months. There is plenty to keep outdoor enthusiasts busy. Surrounded by over 800 lakes, the area is a fishing hotspot. The dry climate makes it more likely to experience the outdoors in the sunshine when hunting, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking or enjoying winter sporting activities.

 

Overall, Williams Lake offers an affordable lifestyle for the family or the young adventurer.

 

The Opportunity

 

Reporting to the Manager Accounting and Centralized Services, you will have four to six years’ experience in administration ideally in a Credit Union or Banking environment.

 

You will provide prompt, professional, courteous and accurate services to internal and external members performing, overseeing and reporting on a variety of treasury and finance duties, procedures and analysis relating to the Credit Union; executing day-to-day cash forecasting processes; and making investments and maintaining financial processes and reporting.

 

As the ideal candidate you have completed a business degree or diploma with a specialization in Finance or Economics, CFA, or a professional accounting designation. One year experience in treasury, preferably in the financial services industry; knowledge of both treasury management principles and practices; asset and liability management and liquidity concepts will be a recommendation.

 

We offer a competitive compensation package, including benefits, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested applicants may submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence by, July 22, 2022 to:

 

Manager, Human Resources

Williams Lake and District Credit Union

139 North 3rd Avenue

Williams Lake, BC V2G 2A5

Fax: (250) 392 4361

E- mail: resume@wldcu.com

Williams Lake and District Credit Union thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted. For more information on Williams Lake and District Credit Union, please visit our website at www.wldcu.coop.

 

Chief Executive Officer – Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union

Location: St. John’s, Newfoundland

Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union (NLCU) is a full-service financial institution operating 12 branches in major hubs across Newfoundland and Labrador. With assets of over $680 million, NLCU is the largest credit union in Newfoundland and one of the largest in Atlantic Canada. Over 20,000 members rely on NLCU’s 140 staff for expertise in how to help them prosper.

Due to the retirement of the long-standing incumbent, NLCU is seeking its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Reporting to NLCU’s Board of Directors, as CEO you are responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the credit union. Through your strong vision for the future, you will drive NLCU through sustainable business development and growth while fostering a corporate culture that is agile, growth-oriented and embodies NLCU’s vision, mission, values, and value proposition. You will lead and develop a high-performance senior management team who work collaboratively to turn strategy into action to achieve short- and long-term business goals. As the public face of NLCU, you will maintain positive relationships with NLCU’s regulator, business community, partners, associations, government and the communities NLCU serves. The CEO also acts as Corporate Treasurer and Chairperson of the NLCU Charitable Foundation Corporation.

As an ideal candidate you are a seasoned, trusted, and forward-looking financial industry leader with a proven record of making sound business decisions that have achieved organizational growth and improvements to member service. Extremely visible and engaging both internally and externally, people value you for your energy, authenticity, positivity and strong negotiation and influencing skills. You are an inspiring people leader who is naturally inclusive, passionate about coaching and mentorship, and empowers staff to be all they can be in pursuit of a culture of innovation, accountability and performance excellence. NLCU will benefit from your comfort and experience with the impacts of new technology and its effect on staff and members. Your sound governance knowledge and previous experience reporting to, or serving on, a board of directors will be of great value, as will your skill in identifying opportunities for efficiency, partnership and growth. Previous experience working within the credit union system is an asset.

For further information on this exciting credit union CEO position, please contact Andrew Dumont (adumont@boyden.com) or Cameron Morrison (cmorrison@boyden.com) at 613-742-3219.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

Finance Manager / Controller – Full Time Temporary (12 month)

Columbia Valley Credit Union (CVCU) is a member owned financial institution in Golden, BC, serving members since 1955. With $190 million in assets, we serve our 4,500 members according to our guiding principles:

  • Serving members is the primary purpose of our existence.
  • We provide exceptional, customized service.
  • We act with integrity and sincerity.
  • We never stop learning.
  • We continuously innovate.

To learn more about our credit union visit https://www.cvcu.bc.ca/.

The Opportunity

CVCU is looking for an experienced Finance Manager / Controller to manage the finance and accounting functions of the credit union.  This is a 12-month employment opportunity working either remotely or in our office in Golden, BC.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Finance Manager is a member of the credit union management team, contributing to our success in achieving organizational goals.  This role is responsible for the financial planning, accounting, financial analysis and financial reporting for the credit union, and manages financial systems, process and controls.  Ultimately this position provides value by mitigating risk and ensuring the integrity of the credit union’s financials.

Some of the specific accountabilities of this role include:

  • Participates in the development of annual business plans and goals aligned to the strategic plan, and ensures successful achievement of all objectives.
  • Monitors industry trends and maintains current knowledge of credit union financial systems, and legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Leads the annual budget process.
  • Manages the full financial year accounting cycle for the credit union.
  • Manages accounts payables, receivables and pre-paids.
  • Monitors and analyses operating results versus the budget; provides interpretation and investigates, corrects and/or recommends corrective action to management concerning budget variances.
  • Provides oversight of payroll.
  • Provides all required financial reporting – documenting and presenting current and projected financial performance for management, board members, regulators, and other stakeholders.
  • Responsible for all financial tools, processes, procedures and ensuring appropriate financial controls are in place; makes recommendations to the CEO where changes in policy are required to address gaps or strengthen existing practices.

Qualification and Skill Requirements:

We’re looking for someone with a post-secondary education in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field, and CPA designation completed or in progress.  Previous experience in progressively senior accounting positions within the financial services industry is required, ideally within a credit union.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

To be our ideal candidate, you will also have:

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles, and an understanding of credit union regulatory requirements,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with staff, members and suppliers in an effective and diplomatic manner,
  • Strong understanding of computer technology, including advanced spreadsheet skills and experience with automated financial and accounting reporting systems,
  • Ability to analyze and interpret simple and complex financial data; detail orientated, and demonstration of a high level of accuracy,
  • Good organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines,
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills,
  • Sound understanding of credit union operations.

The Reward

  • Chance to make a big impact in a small organization
  • Competitive compensation package and benefits program
  • Opportunity to be a part of an organization that gives back to the community through credit union services and initiatives

Finance Manager / Controller – Full Time Temporary (12 month)

Columbia Valley Credit Union (CVCU) is a member owned financial institution in Golden, BC, serving members since 1955. With $190 million in assets, we serve our 4,500 members according to our guiding principles:

  • Serving members is the primary purpose of our existence.
  • We provide exceptional, customized service.
  • We act with integrity and sincerity.
  • We never stop learning.
  • We continuously innovate.

To learn more about our credit union visit https://www.cvcu.bc.ca/.

The Opportunity

CVCU is looking for an experienced Finance Manager / Controller to manage the finance and accounting functions of the credit union.  This is a 12-month employment opportunity working either remotely or in our office in Golden, BC.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Finance Manager is a member of the credit union management team, contributing to our success in achieving organizational goals.  This role is responsible for the financial planning, accounting, financial analysis and financial reporting for the credit union, and manages financial systems, process and controls.  Ultimately this position provides value by mitigating risk and ensuring the integrity of the credit union’s financials.

Some of the specific accountabilities of this role include:

  • Participates in the development of annual business plans and goals aligned to the strategic plan, and ensures successful achievement of all objectives.
  • Monitors industry trends and maintains current knowledge of credit union financial systems, and legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Leads the annual budget process.
  • Manages the full financial year accounting cycle for the credit union.
  • Manages accounts payables, receivables and pre-paids.
  • Monitors and analyses operating results versus the budget; provides interpretation and investigates, corrects and/or recommends corrective action to management concerning budget variances.
  • Provides oversight of payroll.
  • Provides all required financial reporting – documenting and presenting current and projected financial performance for management, board members, regulators, and other stakeholders.
  • Responsible for all financial tools, processes, procedures and ensuring appropriate financial controls are in place; makes recommendations to the CEO where changes in policy are required to address gaps or strengthen existing practices.

Qualification and Skill Requirements:

We’re looking for someone with a post-secondary education in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field, and CPA designation completed or in progress.  Previous experience in progressively senior accounting positions within the financial services industry is required, ideally within a credit union.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

To be our ideal candidate, you will also have:

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles, and an understanding of credit union regulatory requirements,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with staff, members and suppliers in an effective and diplomatic manner,
  • Strong understanding of computer technology, including advanced spreadsheet skills and experience with automated financial and accounting reporting systems,
  • Ability to analyze and interpret simple and complex financial data; detail orientated, and demonstration of a high level of accuracy,
  • Good organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines,
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills,
  • Sound understanding of credit union operations.

The Reward

  • Chance to make a big impact in a small organization
  • Competitive compensation package and benefits program
  • Opportunity to be a part of an organization that gives back to the community through credit union services and initiatives

Assistant Controller

We are a thriving credit union, known for extraordinary customer service that has deep roots in the community. The company serves its individual, organizational and business-based members with high integrity, sound stewardship and competitiveness. The Assistant Controller provides leadership and day-to day direction to the accounting and financial reporting team and works closely with the Controller.

As a key member of the Finance team, assists the Controller in managing the financial accounting cycle for the credit union including preparing monthly and annual financial statements and business analysis and reports for review by Management and for filing with regulatory agencies.

The Assistant Controller will:

  • manage and monitor the day-to-day accounting function including the overall accounts payable and general ledger accounts;
  • oversee the preparation of the monthly financial reporting package, including the variance analysis for review by the Controller;
  • lead, coach and manage the accounting team;
  • be a change champion and lead the team in supporting strategic priorities of the credit union;
  • monitor the accounting systems and procedures, identify shortcomings and introduce new or improved processes; and
  • Lead and/ or assist with automation projects including the implementation of the new financial system platform.

  Our Ideal Candidate:

  • completion of a post-secondary degree with a concentration in Finance and/or Commerce;
  • completion or enrolled in a professional accounting program (i.e. CPA);
  • 5+ years of corporate experience, preferably in the financial services industry, with at least 1 year of leadership/ management experience; and
  • strong interpersonal and communication skills.

What we offer:

  • Our Organization- a growth mandate; stability and profitable; $990M+ in assets; located in Toronto; and Membership owned.
  • The Role- leadership in the financial function of the credit union; management of people and systems; and opportunity to contribute to developing a “Best in class” finance function.
  • The People and Team- reports to an experienced Controller; small dynamic professional team; advancement opportunity; and growth oriented.

 

Ukrainian Credit Union Limited has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please let us know as this ensures that the appropriate accommodations are in place.

 

Interested candidates should submit their resumes to Andrew Rozanec, Human Resources Manager, Ukrainian Credit Union Limited at arozanec@ukrainiancu.com

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