Almadina School Society, doing business as Almadina Language Charter Academy a public charter school, seeks a part-time (minimum 0.6 FTE) Secretary Treasurer for our school authority for a 1 year contract with a 2 month probationary period. The schools deliver the Alberta Program of Studies with a focus on English language acquisition to over 1,000 students in grades 1 to 9 and 60 children in full day ECS. Teachers in our system have Alberta certification and are associate members of the Alberta Teachers Association. The Secretary Treasurer serves as a key member of the administrative team, is responsible for fiscal management and reports directly to the Superintendent of Schools.
The role of the successful candidate will be to:
administer policies and provide leadership in financial practice and strategic planning;
provide day to day financial oversight with hands-on posting and reconciliation;
be responsible for all financial and statutory reporting, act as liaison with banks and auditors;
ensure that comprehensive internal controls are operating and regularly assessed;
The candidate must:
have Canadian professional certification (CPA, CMA, CGA, CA);
have least 4 years of progressively more responsible financial administration preferably in a school board setting;
have good experience with hands-on accounting and Canadian payroll requirements;
possess excellent interpersonal and administrative skills; and
be a team player who ensures accountability in their area of responsibility.
Additional assets (nice to have):
familiarity with the annual reporting cycle for Alberta Education;
experience reporting for and to boards of non-profit Canadian charities;
demonstrated leadership and change agent performance; and/or
familiarity with the Alberta public charter school movement.
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