Business Manager – Penticton

The Salvation Army Penticton
July 11, 2018
Penticton, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
July 25, 2018


Interested applicants must apply in writing and indicate “ Business Manager” in the subject line.


• Reviews, approves, & analyzes financial statements and financial results; drafts and/or approves journal entries into the financial system of the ministry unit; prepares and/or approves various account reconciliations including the bank and various sub-ledger reconciliations
• Prepares and reviews budget(s) for presentation to the management board of the ministry unit; monitors actual against proposed budget on an on-going basis and takes corrective action; management of the audit process
• Participates in the establishment of a Ministry Unit strategic plan; consults with stakeholders on various issues concerning the ministry unit
• Responds to complex inquiries both internal and external to the organization
• Ensures sufficient cash balances, and approves cash flow budget; approves government reports
• Authorizes expenditures and/or payment authority in the purchase of goods and services
• Maintains accounting systems, test upgrades, and evaluates system enhancement opportunities; takes responsibility for oversight of all systems
• Assist in funding and contract negotiations
• Oversee the HR, IT, and office management functions for the ministry unit
• Participates in Hiring, orientates, trains, evaluates, recognizes, disciplines and terminates in concert with Territorial Standards; submits and acts on incident reports; deals with complaints.
• Manages the development and implementation of various fundraising initiatives with respect to capital campaigns in concert with Divisional PR and Development
• Ensures appropriate building maintenance as well as development of a capital plan for the facility; maintains current fixed asset inventory
• Performs other duties as assigned


• Completion of two (2) years of Community College or An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.
• Prior related experience, including, experience in managing people and resources, and communicating orally and in writing with government officials and/or funders.
• Prior related experience, including, accounting operations, supervisory, labour relations, and property management experience.

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume. We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you require accommodation, please inform us of your requirements.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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