Job Posting: Finance & Operations Coordinator

Are you extremely well-organized? Do you have experience with financial management for a non-profit? Do you have excellent people skills and can support and inspire mission-driven staff in Are you a go-getter that can make things happen? Can you be the anchor in a fast-paced, constantly changing work environment? Are you committed to migrant justice? Then, we are looking for you! 

Migrant Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC) is looking for a Finance and Operations Coordinator that is committed to building and supporting worker power to win. The individual should be self-directed, and passionately committed to migrant and worker justice. 

For more information about us, check out our website at www.migrantworkersalliance.org 

SALARY: $63,815 – $65,817 (Depending on experience. Salaries are set on a grid, with staff moving up a step each year)

BENEFITS: In lieu of benefits, an additional 10% of the salary will be paid until MWAC transitions to a benefits plan under the direction of the new Finance and Operations Coordinator. 

HOURS: The position is full time and entails a 35-hour work week. Some travel and evening/ weekend hours will be required. 

JOB SUMMARY

As our work and campaigns have grown, we are in need of a meticulous Finance & Operations Coordinator to work closely with the Executive Director who can keep us on track, make sure things don’t fall through the cracks, and support our membership-led work and campaigns. This is a new position for an experienced administrator to develop and implement systems for a growing organization. 

DUTIES

  • Financial administration: ie develop and implement budgets, work with the bookkeeper to do expense tracking and billing systems, audits, etc 
  • Personnel support: ie support with staff evaluation, training and administration, policy, coordinate employee benefits;  etc
  • Grant support and fundraising: Support with grant applications and report writing; support with fundraising activities, oversee systems for donations and contributions.
  • Board support: Assist with board minutes, circulate agendas, set up meetings, support board policy work.
  • Campaign support: Order supplies, assist with production of campaign materials (getting quotes, printing, coordination and delivery), logistical support for meetings and events (online and in person). 
  • Liaise with supporters and volunteers: Respond to email inquiries and requests, provide logistical support for organizations that are members of Migrant Rights Network and Migrant Rights Network – Ontario. 

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in overseeing financial and administrative tasks
  • Demonstrated experience supporting employees
  • Familiarity with legal and regulatory obligations for non-profit organizations  
  • Strong ability to maintain internal relationships 
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and coordination skills, and attention to detail
  • Highly efficient in meeting strict deadlines and able to work in a fast-paced setting 
  • Demonstrated ability to ensure highly confidential information is kept safely and securely
  • Experience working with migrant and racialized communities and/or low-income workers is an asset.

APPLICANTS

We encourage applications from migrants, Black people, Indigenous people, people of colour, women, people who identify with disability, LGBTQ+ people and people from other equity-seeking groups that face systemic discrimination. We will prioritize qualified candidates with migrant experience. If you believe you can do this role and you do not have all the qualifications, please still apply or reach out to Syed Hussan, Executive Director, hussan@migrantworkersalliance.org to discuss.

TO APPLY

Please send an email to hiring@migrantworkersalliance.org with the subject line “Finance and Operations Coordinator” with a resume. 

In lieu of a cover letter, please answer the following questions [max 200 words per answer]:

  1. Why are you interested in working at MWAC as a Finance and Operations Coordinator?
  2. Please tell us about your experience working in finance.
  3. Please tell us about your experience with supporting employees.
  4. Have you supported work (paid or unpaid) that centers racialized communities, women, migrants, low-wage workers or other marginalized communities? If so, how?
  5. Are there ways we can meet your accessibility needs in this recruiting process?
  6. Would you like us to use specific pronouns when we refer to you? If you do not specify here, we will assume they/them/theirs until you tell us otherwise.