VP Finance

Bethune College Council is currently seeking a responsible student to hold the position of

Responsibilities Include:

  • Complies with Article V, #1, 2, 5 of the BCC Constitution.
  • Completes the interim (January) and the year-end (May/June) audits.
  • Follows the recommendations outlined in the Interim and Year-end Audits through the fiscal year.
  • Maintains all BCC financial accounts and advises BCC on financial matters
  • Disperses funds to the council and pays vendors in a timely fashion; i.e. printing cheques weekly
  • Completes and presents monthly reports on financial standing and ongoing projects of the council
  • Reconciles the bank statements on a monthly basis along with the President.
  • Builds strong professional relationships with BCC affiliates
  • Sits as a member of the Finance Committee
  • Creates financial protocols and internal controls for tickets sales, disbursements, reimbursements and petty cash.
  • Attends all BCC meetings and SCLD financial meetings outside the required office hours.
  • Trains the next VP Finance through the duration of May next year.
  • Submits a final report along with recommendations.

Key Characteristics:

  • Warm & engaging personality
  • A professional demeanour and image to prove compatible with Bethune College Council
  • Independent, self-motivated, and organized, while flexible and a team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and respond to priorities
  • Excellent management and organizational skills
  • Proficient financial knowledge


  • Works a minimum of 5 office hours per week in the council office between 9 AM to 5 PM throughout the fall and winter terms.
  • Works a minimum of 6 hours a week in the council office between 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM throughout the summer term.
  • Working knowledge of financial software; i.e. QuickBooks and willing to go for advanced training
  • Experience working with fluctuating budgets and handling cash
  • Must attend a Basic Peer Leader training session to work in this position.

Interested applicants must submit a completed application package which includes:

  • A resume which includes any financial work experience.
  • A brief outline of why you are interested and qualified for the position
  • 2 reference letters verifying the applicant’s financial experience and qualifications.