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Organisme: Bytown Railway Society

Engagement: Continu plus d'un an

Disponibilité: Soirées

Langue préférée: Anglais

Nombre de postes disponibles: 1

Endroit: Ottawa - Centre

Date limite: 4 sep 2018


The Bytown Railway Society (BRS) is recruiting for a qualified candidate to join the Board of Directors to assume the role of Treasurer.

Mission: The Bytown Railway Society is a charitable organization chartered under the laws of Canada whose purpose it is to facilitate, aid, and promote an interest in Canadian railway history and other related transportation and communication media; and to own, preserve, acquire, maintain, and restore artifacts or relics relating to the history of railways.

The Treasurer is Responsible to: Board of Directors

Remuneration: Service on BRS’ Board of Directors is without remuneration

Term: Board members are elected by the Membership for (renewable) 2-year terms.

• Sits on the Board of Directors and is a key member of the executive. The Treasurer oversees the financial matters of the Society in line with good accounting practices and in accordance with the law and financial controls and procedures that have been put in place.
• Maintains the books and reports on the current financial position of the organization at each Board of Directors meeting.
• Prepares the Society’s Financial Statements following the year end, presents same to the membership not later than the April meeting, and files all required documents and completes forms necessary to the Canada Revenue Agency, including the Corporation Return, and Industry Canada.
• Write cheques in a timely manner to the Society’s suppliers in response to invoices for goods and services purchased by the Society ensuring the expenditure is in line with the Society’s objectives and mails the cheque.
• Liaise with the Society’s auditors or independent examiner, where appropriate.

Skills and Competencies
• A Chartered Professional Accountant is preferred but not essential. The candidate must be able to perform basic book keeping and is able to produce Financial Statements customary to most corporations.
• Must be aware of CRA policies/regulatory requirements with respect to financial compliance and be able to complete the Registered Charity Information Return.
• Must be able to prepare annual claim for GST, PST or HST rebates.
• Must provide a recent Police Record Check or be willing to apply for one.

Time Requirement
Board meetings occur monthly, in the evenings, 10 times a year, at least 2 hours, plus an additional 20 to 30 hours/month to post items, do the banking and prepare financial statements and reports.

Other Requirements
Must reside in Greater Ottawa Region.


Charls Gendron, Secretary

(613) 745-1201

Adresse de l'occasion de bénévolat
P.O. Box 47076
Ottawa Ontario
K1B 5P9


Bon pour les personnes intéressées par: Gouvernance (conseils, comités); Collecte de fonds; Accounting and finance; Heritage and Museums

Vous allez travailler avec: Hommes; Aînés; Femmes; Jeunes (19-24 ans)

Comment cette occasion de bénévolat vous bénéficier?
• Board training is available from outside sources
• The volunteer will be able to develop their professional skills in a dynamic, friendly, and welcoming environment.
• The volunteer will also be able to develop their personal leadership skills

Comment l'organisation bénéficiera?
The Society will benefit by having sound and effective financial advice for maintaining its financial records and meeting its legal requirements as a non-profit organization with charitable status. The Society will also benefit from the input the Treasurer provides at Board meetings to support the activities of the Society.

Catégorie de l'organisme: Culture et loisirs

Bénévoles - considérations

Le temps qu'il faudra pour communiquer avec les candidats - 1-6 jours

Cette position serait formidable pour - Aînés

Vérification de casier judiciaire exigée: oui