Finance & Administration Coordinator

Date Posted: Sep 10, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 19, 2019
Start Date: Oct 14, 2019

Salary Range: 30K - 40K
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: Health
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Unity Charity
Unity Charity uses hip hop art forms to promote resilience and well-being among youth, building healthier communities. Unity engages youth 12 to 29 by implementing school and community programs helping youth positively express their stress and develop skills for success. Unity empowers youth to make better choices as leaders, mentors and positive community role models leading to more productive citizens, safer schools, and healthier communities. 

Job Description

Role Description: As the Finance & Administration Coordinator, you will be active and accountable in the below areas:

  • Operations & Office Administration: Pillar of organizational administration and office organization, providing internal support to all staff to increase overall efficiency & productivity.
  • Finance (Accounts Payable): Responsible for timely & accurate payments to all Unity stakeholders including but not limited to Vendors, Staff & Artists
  • Asset Management: Accountable for organizational inventory including equipment, stock, and financial & corporate documentation.

Overall Accountabilities

Operations & Office Administration

  • Primary point of contact at Unity Office 
  • Responsible for Corporate Calendar (Updating Unity Calendar to include all organizational events, e-mail notifications of office updates to stakeholders, reminders for upcoming deadlines etc.)
  • Assisting with Corporate Scheduling as needed
  • Daily Office Administration – Ensuring the office is suitable for work including but not limited to: office supplies, staff meetings, events & hospitality planning, office organization and cleanliness. 
  • Printing & preparing packages for program staff and/or upcoming events
  • Receiving & documentation of program information (attendance, evaluation, media)
  • Oversight of 2019/2020 Google Drive migration process.

Finance (Accounts Payable) 

  • Administration – Ensuring accurate completion of all payment requests, Uploading and Tracking of requests on the drive
  • Approvals – Issuing & filing of payment approvals via HelloSign
  • Payroll Approvals – for staff as artist payments
  • Documentation – Physical printing & filing of cheques
  • Distribution – In office or mail
  • Reconciliation – of Corporate Credit Cards, indicating Account, Location, Class, Description and Tax of each transaction
  • Documentation – Physical & electronic filing of ALL receipts

Asset Management

  • Responsible for tracking & use of corporate assets, equipment & supplies
  • Receiving & issuing corporate shipments/mail
  • Responsible for stock and distribution of program supplies and stock


Key Qualifications and Skills:
1-2 years of equivalent experience in a non-profit or art-based environment, or combination or equivalent experience considered an asset. 
Administrative & Technological Skills
  • Ability to develop and carry through organizational processes & policies
  • Exceptional attention to detail 
  • Self-directed with ability to organize, plan, and prioritize
  • High proficiency in Google Drive and Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Google Drive equivalents)
  • Experience with cloud migration processes an asset
Time Management & Problem Solving Skills
  • Independently motivated, ability to see need and act upon solutions without direction
  • Strong ability to manage multiple competing priorities and deadlines
  • Resourceful and able to adapt to changing needs of the organization and its programs 
Communication Skills
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to engage in meaningful and timely interactions with all internal and external Unity stakeholders 
  • Comfortable speaking to diverse and influential audiences and adapting communication style as appropriate

How to Apply:

To apply for this role, please forward a resume to by Thursday September 19th 2019, 5:00PM ET.

Unity promotes and advocates for individuals from diverse backgrounds and encourages individuals who identify as LGBTQS+, indigenous folks and folks of colour, as well as individuals with disabilities, to apply. Unity is also committed to developing an inclusive selection process and work environment. If contacted for an interview, please advise us if you require any accommodation during the interview process. 

Unity sincerely thanks all applicants for their expressed interest in this opportunity, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you have questions or concerns about the application process, please feel free to contact us at


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