Job opportunity: join our team as controller

Job opportunity: join our team as controller

Rachel Young

Outreach and Engagement Lead

Are you passionate about storytelling and storytellers? Do you have exceptional skills in financial management?

The National Screen Institute is seeking a controller to oversee all aspects of the organization’s accounting and financial reporting functions. As a member of the senior management team, the controller will actively contribute to the long-term vision and strategic planning of the organization.

As the ideal candidate, you value equity, diversity and inclusion, and are knowledgeable about these issues. You are a supporter of the values which guide the work of the National Screen Institute, have experience working cross-culturally and are committed to serving storytellers from underrepresented communities.

Benefits of working at the National Screen Institute

The National Screen Institute prioritizes the well-being and flexibility of our employees by offering a remote work/hybrid policy, empowering them to work from their homes. While this role includes partial hours at our downtown Winnipeg location every week, you have the flexibility to work remotely for the remaining hours.

Additionally, we are implementing a trial period for a 4-day work week, commencing on July 1, 2023. You may opt-in and work reduced hours without any reduction in salary. This trial period will extend over the next eight months, allowing you to explore a more balanced work-life schedule.

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Salary: $70,000 – $80,000 with benefits

Status: 35 hours per week, full time

Application deadline: July 28, 2023, 11:59 p.m., Central Time.

Job description: Download PDF of the full job description.

The organization

Propelled by a visionary network of donors, private and public organizations, staff and board, the National Screen Institute supports diverse creators from across Canada to tell unforgettable stories. Through industry-informed training and mentoring in film, television and digital media, our students and alumni find their voice and place on the global stage, inspiring us to shape a better world.

Job overview

The controller is responsible for overseeing all financial operations, reporting and compliance within the organization.

As controller, your role will be crucial in ensuring the financial integrity, transparency and sustainability of our non-profit’s activities. This position requires a strong background in finance, accounting and non-profit management.

In carrying out responsibilities, the controller practices good stewardship of the organization by identifying effective and efficient processes, and by ensuring that financial management risks are adequately managed to support short and long-term viability of the organization.

The controller is a member of the senior management team and actively contributes to the effective and efficient operation of the organization. The controller also acts as one of the signing authorities.

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits reporting to the CEO.

Download PDF of the full job description.

How to apply

Joining our non-profit organization as a controller offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to meaningful and impactful work. If you are passionate about financial management, have a strong sense of accountability, and are dedicated to making a difference in the non-profit sector, we encourage you to apply.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Please submit your cover letter and resume to ca*****@ns********.ca by 11:59 p.m., Central Time on July 28.

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