Current Opportunities

Accounting Manager

Girl Guides of Canada (GGC) empowers every girl to be everything she wants to be.

We have embarked on an ambitious strategic plan to grow the Girl Guide membership, support our volunteers and create new efficiencies across the country. This is an excellent time to join one of Canada's most trusted youth serving charities. Come join our amazing team as we work together to achieve our vision "a better world, by girls"!

We are currently seeking a dynamic and effective Accounting Manager who will empower the accounting department staff to delivery accurate, on-time financial reporting that supports organizational decision making.

Accounting Manager will:

  • Lead the preparation of accurate financial reporting for the organization as a whole and for departments and projects
  • Manage daily accounting operations including the integrity and structure of General Ledger, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable – Online Registration and Merchandising (store)
  • Approve and monitor payables, expenditures and cash disbursements to ensure policy compliance, accuracy, timeliness, and cash flow management
  • Validate and approve Cash Receipts Deposits, Donations, Online Registration and Online Merchandising (store)
  • Monitor operational cash flow and account balances in order to meet operational needs
  • Prepare T3010 Registered Charity Information Returns
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for review by the Budget and Reporting Analyst and the Senior Manager, Finance & Administration Establish and implement short and long-range process and quality improvement to achieve departmental goals
  • Recruit, develop, motivate, lead, and mentor direct reports in alignment with strategic objectives and agreed upon measurable goals
  • Ensure the duties of the department team are carried out in compliance with the department's and Girl Guides' policies and procedures
  • Create and sustain an environment of excellence and professionalism in customer service and teamwork

You should apply if:

  • You embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.
  • You are creative, curious and passionate about GGC's future
  • You have a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in a managerial capacity in finance; charitable experience desirable
  • You have a minimum of 5 years supervisory work experience, preferably in a not-for-profit environment
  • You hold your professional accounting designation CPA, CGA, CMA
  • You have experience managing and motivating a diverse team of accounting staff to achieve optimum performance
  • You have strong problem-solving skills with superior attention to detail and accuracy
  • You have strong people management skills
  • You demonstrate excellent time management skills with ability to prioritize, manage large workload and meet tight deadlines
  • You have demonstrated computer software proficiency with MS Office; Office 365, advanced Excel, Accpac/Sage 300

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) by August 31, 2018 to:

Leisa McKenzie – Manager, People and Culture
Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3      
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) recognizes and values the richness of human diversity in its many forms, and therefore strives to ensure environments where girls and women from all walks of life, identities, and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can participate fully.  This commitment to inclusion means our culture, programming, and practices encourage self-awareness and awareness of others; room for difference; and environments where girls and women feel safe, respected, supported, and inspired to reach their potential.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to People & Culture.

Budget and Reporting Analyst

Girl Guides of Canada (GGC) empowers every girl to be everything she wants to be.

We have embarked on an ambitious strategic plan to grow the Girl Guide membership, support our volunteers and create new efficiencies across the country. This is an excellent time to join one of Canada's most trusted youth serving charities. Come join our amazing team as we work together to achieve our vision "a better world, by girls!"

We are currently seeking a dynamic, customer focused, Budget and Reporting Analyst who will be a key team player to shape, support, and guide budget preparation, analysis and reporting for a variety of managers and directors. Budget and Reporting Analyst will include the management and coordination of all aspects of budget management including planning and variance analysis.

Budget and Reporting Analyst will:

  • Assist the Senior Manager, Finance and Administrations (F&A) and Department Managers in developing the annual budget, project budgets, cost sharing and long term organizational budgets
  • Monitor and analyze departmental budget reports; analyze monthly revenue and expense variances
  • Prepare year-end projections and financial forecasts for future budget planning and year-over-year comparisons
  • Lead collection of annual compliance reports and budget submission from nine provincial councils
  • Review and analyse provinces annual compliance reports; preparation of compliance report for Audit and Finance Compliance Subcommittee
  • Analysis and review of annual provincial budgets; preparation of budget report for Audit and Finance Budget Subcommittee
  • Prepare operational cash flow projections when required
  • Work in collaboration with the Accounting Manager on managing the month-end accounting close including necessary adjusting journal entries
  • Prepare complete and accurate monthly financial statements and commentary for the Senior Manager, F&A and Director, Corporate Services
  • Perform financial variance analysis of actual performance against budget and projections
  • Review budgets, budget narratives and budget modifications for accuracy and reasonableness
  • Ensure reporting compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements
  • Develop and maintain funder reports and proposals for fundraising activities.
  • Supports the annual financial audit by providing necessary documentation, analysis and reconciliations to the auditor
  • Assist Senior Manager, F&A with the development of financial policies and procedures

You should apply if:

  • You embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.
  • You are creative, curious and passionate about GGC's future
  • You hold your professional accounting designation CPA, CGA, CMA or in progress
  • You have 3 years Budget and Reporting Analyst experience
  • You have experience working in multi-disciplinary teams and with employees at all levels
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and relationship building skills
  • You have strong problem-solving skills with superior attention to detail and accuracy
  • You have demonstrated computer software proficiency with MS Office; Office 365, advanced Excel, Accpac/Sage 300

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) by August 31, 2018 to:

Leisa McKenzie – Manager, People and Culture
Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3      
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) recognizes and values the richness of human diversity in its many forms, and therefore strives to ensure environments where girls and women from all walks of life, identities, and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can participate fully.  This commitment to inclusion means our culture, programming, and practices encourage self-awareness and awareness of others; room for difference; and environments where girls and women feel safe, respected, supported, and inspired to reach their potential.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to People & Culture.

Manager, Member Services

Girl Guides of Canada (GGC) empowers every girl to be everything she wants to be.  

We have embarked on an ambitious strategic plan to grow the Girl Guide membership, support our volunteers and create new efficiencies across the country. This is an excellent time to join one of Canada's most trusted youth serving organizations. Come join our amazing team as we work together to achieve our vision "a better world, by girls!"

We are currently seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to lead a team in developing and managing and improving nation-wide processes and procedures that support a seamless and positive member and customer experience.

The Manager, Member Services will:

  • Lead the national member registration process including development and collaborate with IT on the implementation of online registration systems and procedures at GGC
  • Manage the maintenance and development of member guidelines and administrative procedures
  • Collaborate with the Digital Transformation team to leverage technology and improve processes for members
  • Identify learning and development needs for GGC's administrative volunteers and collaborate with training staff to design and populate content of new training programs
  • Research and implement new methods of volunteer management and member support systems
  • Manage and continously improve procedures and tools that assist adult volunteers to become Girl Guide members including screening and orientation.
  • Support administrative volunteers by developing, implementing and evaluating strategies, tools and resources to help them meet the demands of their position
  • In collaboration with the Executive Assistant, Leadership Recruitment to develop and support volunteer management practices for the organization
  • Collaborate across departments on providing exceptional customer service to GGC's members, parents and potential members in line with GGC's customer service philsophy
  • In collaboration with the volunteers in the field and the People and Culture team develop and support performance management procedures and issues for volunteers
  • Develop and manage risk management procedures and guidelines for GGC's 76,000+ girl members and 20,000+ adult members
  • In collaboration with the Marketing and Communications team identify and devlop member communications
  • In collaboration with the Manager, Member Growth & Engagement monitor current trends in the volunteerism sector and design responsive programs and initiatives
  • Collaborate across departments in efforts to position GGC as a thought leader in volunteer excellence and a national provider of volunteer experiences
  • Liaise with People and Culture team to support "people" plans and initiatives
  • Manage the Member Services team

You should apply if:   

  • You embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.
  • You are creative, curious and passionate about GGC's future
  • You are excited by the prospect of rolling up your sleeves and working to leverage the potential of over 76,000 girls and 20,000 volunteers to deliver on GGC's mission "to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls"
  • You are experienced in process improvement and using innovation to problem-solve and introduce efficiencies
  • You have experience designing nation-wide resources and strategies executed at the local level
  • You have a minimum of 5 years' experience and demonstrated success in volunteer management or member services, and 3 years of experience in a leadership role
  • You have experience in best practices of volunteer and/or activity risk management
  • You have experience in operations management
  • You have leading-edge knowledge of volunteer management best practices and industry trends and bring a strategic and evidence-driven approach to volunteer management
  • You are a leader and relationship builder and are able to work with a variety of people to produce results within a highly collaborative environment
  • You have experience in project management and are able to execute on multiple projects and manage competing priorities
  • You have experience in people management and talent development
  • You have strong facilitation skills, as well as verbal and written communication
  • You hold a relevant post-secondary degree/diploma in a related field of study

Additional assets:

  • Experience executing strategies and programs while working from the head office of a national or provincial organization
  • Experience in a youth-serving organization or an organization focused on gender equality

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by August 26, 2018 to:

Leisa McKenzie – Manager, People and Culture
Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3      
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) recognizes and values the richness of human diversity in its many forms, and therefore strives to ensure environments where girls and women from all walks of life, identities, and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can participate fully.  This commitment to inclusion means our culture, programming, and practices encourage self-awareness and awareness of others; room for difference; and environments where girls and women feel safe, respected, supported, and inspired to reach their potential.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to People & Culture.  

Manager, Member Growth & Engagement

Girl Guides of Canada (GGC) empowers every girl to be everything she wants to be.  

We have embarked on an ambitious strategic plan to grow the Girl Guide membership, support our volunteers and create new efficiencies across the country. This is an excellent time to join one of Canada's most trusted youth serving organizations. Come join our amazing team as we work together to achieve our vision "a better world, by girls!"

We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to lead new nation-wide membership growth, retention and engagement initiatives for GGC's 96,000+ girl and adult members.

The Manager, Member Growth & Engagement will:

  • Lead the Member Growth & Engagement team to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative nation-wide strategies to increase girl and adult member growth at GGC
  • Develop and execute retention, engagement, recruitment, and recognition, activities with the goals of delivering exceptional member experiences and strengthening GGC's membership
  • Monitor membership data numbers and cycles to identify trends, issues, etc. and develop activities and responses based on the data
  • Monitor demographic and population trends to identify areas for growth opportunity
  • Work with provincial offices to support local growth initiatives
  • In collaboration with the Marketing and Communications team identify needs for recruitment and advertising campaigns
  • In collaboration with the Marketing & Communications team identify recruitment and growth collateral
  • In collaboration with research staff, develop and implement a framework to monitor and evaluate the member experience of girls and adult members
  • Identify learning and development needs for adult member volunteers and collaborate with training staff to design and populate content of new training programs
  • Monitor current trends in the volunteerism sector and design responsive programs and initiatives
  • Monitor and respond to trends in GGC member satisfaction, retention, engagement and recruitment
  • Collaborate across departments in efforts to position GGC as a thought leader in volunteer excellence and a national provider of volunteer experiences
  • Contribute to provincial integration efforts by identifying and fostering ways the National Member Relations team can work more closely with provincial offices and councils to drive greater collaboration on the local level and increase overall retention and engagement
  • Liaise with the Marketing and Communications department to develop volunteer recruitment campaigns/initiatives and maintain channels of communication with volunteers
  • Manage a small team responsible for member growth, retention and engagement activities
  • Liaise with People and Culture team to support "people" plans and initiatives

You should apply if:   

  • You embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.
  • You are creative, curious and passionate about GGC's future
  • You are excited by the prospect of rolling up your sleeves and working to leverage the potential of over 76,000 girls and 20,000 volunteers to deliver on GGC's mission "to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls"
  • You have led growth initiatives with demonstrated success
  • You have experience designing nation-wide resources and strategies executed at the local level
  • You have a minimum of 5 years' experience and demonstrated success in volunteer engagement or member services, and 3 years of experience in a leadership role
  • You have experience developing, implementing, and evaluating engagement strategies and training programs for volunteers or members
  • You have leading-edge knowledge of volunteer management best practices and industry trends and bring a strategic and evidence-driven approach to volunteer engagement
  • You are a leader and relationship builder and are able to work with a variety of people to produce results within a highly collaborative environment
  • You have expert organizational skills to execute on multiple projects and manage competing priorities
  • You have strong facilitation skills, as well as verbal and written communication
  • You hold a relevant post-secondary degree/diploma in a related field of study

Additional assets:

  • Experience executing strategies and programs while working from the head office of a national or provincial organization
  • Experience in a youth-serving organization or an organization focused on gender equality

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by August 26, 2018 to:

Leisa McKenzie – Manager, People and Culture
Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3      
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) recognizes and values the richness of human diversity in its many forms, and therefore strives to ensure environments where girls and women from all walks of life, identities, and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can participate fully.  This commitment to inclusion means our culture, programming, and practices encourage self-awareness and awareness of others; room for difference; and environments where girls and women feel safe, respected, supported, and inspired to reach their potential.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to People & Culture.