The Ottawa Food Bank is a respected social service agency with a mission to collect and distribute food to its network of agency partners who in turn serve clients in need throughout the city. Established in 1984 as a temporary measure to fight community hunger, the Ottawa Food Bank has been serving the community’s most vulnerable with respect and dignity. We are all working together with determination and passion to provide healthy, accessible and sustainable food for all.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in supporting administrative duties. If you have experience with fundraising software such as Raiser's Edge and accounting software such as Sage, and have a drive and passion for the Ottawa Food Bank’s core values and mission, then you may be the person we are looking for.
Under the supervision of the Finance and Donor Relations Coordinator, the Finance Assistant is responsible for supporting the finance and administration team by completing data entry, reconciling reports and completing other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCIES
Undergraduate degree or college diploma in a relevant discipline, or combination of equivalent experience and training.
An analytical, detail-oriented attitude is necessary to quickly spot errors and adjust or correct appropriately. The ability to effectively identify problems and resolve conflicts is required to work effectively as a team member.
This position has no direct reports.
CONSEQUENCE OF ERRORS
Errors in judgement or lack of discretion could impact on the Ottawa Food Bank’s image and directly affect its ability to efficiently and effectively deliver food to partner agencies who serve our clients.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND TRAVEL
Work is performed in an office environment and/or remotely.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Visual stress can occur when using a computer for long periods of time. Ability to focus on task at hand is imperative.
Excellent English language skills (verbal and written) are a requirement of the position. Intermediate French language skills (verbal) are an asset.
CLASSIFICATION: Full-time position, one-year contract with the possibility of extension or permanent.
COMPENSATION: Salary range starting at $38,000, commensurate with experience.
Please provide a cover letter and a resume which clearly indicate how you meet the requirements of the position with your application. We will accept applications to this job posting until May 29, 2020 at noon.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
The Ottawa Food Bank welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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