Operations Director

Date Posted: Dec 13, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 03, 2018
Start Date: Jan 08, 2018

Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Term: Full-time
Career Level: Middle management

Organization Description

Business for the Arts

Business for the Arts is Canada’s national association of business leaders who support the arts. Our mission is to strengthen arts and culture in Canada by building partnerships between the private and cultural sectors. We help arts organizations connect with funders and volunteers in the private sector, communicate the value of investing in the arts through our research, publications and advocacy work and recognize great business leaders in the arts through our awards program and media partnerships. For more information, visit www.businessforthearts.org.



Job Description

Business for the Arts is looking for an Operations Manager who is highly professional, organized, and detail-oriented.  The ideal candidate will have strong experience in the financial and administrative management of a non-profit, particularly with budgeting, grant reporting and accounting, human resource management and general office administration.  

Who we are

Business for the Arts is Canada’s national association of business leaders who support the arts. Our mission is to strengthen arts and culture in Canada by building partnerships between our business and arts communities.  We help arts organizations connect with funders and volunteers in the private sector, communicate the value of investing in the arts through our research, publications and advocacy work and recognize great business leaders in the arts through our awards program and media partnerships.

Key Responsibilities

Financial Administration
  • Oversee both short and long term financial strategy and planning in collaboration with the CEO and artsVest Consultant
  • Develop and manage organizational and individual program budgets and forecasts
  • Oversee bookkeeper in processing accounts receivable, payable and payroll using Quickbooks
  • Manage the filing and reporting processes for all grants under the supervision of the artsVest Consultant and artsVest National Program Director
  • Monitor cash flow and create cash flow reports under the supervision of the artsVest Consultant
  • Report to the Treasurer and the Finance and Audit Committee on all financial matters
  • Oversee annual audit
Operations Management
  • Oversee administrative systems that enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Streamline office workflow and allocation of duties
  • Organize team meetings and agendas
  • Oversee office scheduling and calendar management
  • Oversee insurance needs and policies
  • Upkeep all databases and online management systems
  • Oversee general office and vendor management, including IT, supplies and facility upkeep
Human Resources
  • Manage human resource procedures, ensuring best practices
  • Oversee recruiting, hiring and training processes
  • Create and manage contracts
  • Deal with any personnel, volunteer or contractor issues


Requirements:

  • Minimum five years of financial management and administrative experience in the nonprofit sector, preferably in the arts
  • Experience with developing and managing budgets, forecasts and cashflow reports
  • Experience with filing and financial reporting for grants and agreements
  • Knowledge of and experience with the audit process
  • Experience with human resources management, recruitment, training and contract management
  • Comfort with managing people and systems remotely
  • Familiarity with Quickbooks is a plus
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Negotiating and diplomatic skills
  • Detail oriented, self-starter and problem solver
  • Ability to work as a team member in open-concept, collaborative and busy environment
  • French/English oral and written ability is an asset


Additional Info:

Reporting
The position reports directly to the CEO.
 

How to Apply:

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Aida Aydinyan at careers@businessforthearts.org 

 

Contact Info:

Name: Aida Aydinyan
Email: careers@businessforthearts.org
Website: www.businessforthearts.org

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