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CPA Saskatchewan Board Nominations

CPA SK is now accepting nominations for their Board of DirectorsClick Here for more information.  Nominations will be accepted until May 22, 2019.


CPA Insurance Plans West Board Appointments

CPA SK is seeking a qualified and interested CPA to fulfill a volunteer position as a Saskatchewan representative on the CPAIPW board of directors. The CPAIPW Board is composed of two appointees from each of the four western Canadian provincial CPA Institutes.

The organization is a not for profit created by the four western CPA Institutes to provide insurance and benefit programs exclusively for its members. By combining the strength of our profession across western Canada, CPAIPW is able to offer superior coverage and pricing for CPAs, CPA firms and their employees, and CPA candidates. Insurance programs include life, disability, critical illness, home, auto (Alberta), travel, health and dental along with other related offerings.

As a member of the board of directors, you are responsible for governance of CPAIPW and will play a significant role in guiding the organization as it moves forward to serve to an expanded profession.

The ideal candidate will have corporate governance experience and a successful track record of senior management experience with expertise outside of the traditional accounting and finance functions.

The CPAIPW Board usually meets four times per year. All travel, accommodation and related meeting costs are reimbursed by CPAIPW. CLICK HERE For more information about the position.

Please send your resumes to Rebecca Parry no later than May 17, 2019.


CPA Saskatchewan University Senate Appointments

CPA Saskatchewan is seeking two members to fill positions on both the University of Saskatchewan and University of Regina Senates.

University of Saskatchewan Senate

The Senate is composed as follows:

  • the present and former Chancellors,
  • the president and vice-presidents of the university,
  • the Minister of Advanced Education,
  • the Deputy Minister,
  • principals of federated and affiliated colleges,
  • deans or acting deans of colleges,
  • such other deans of academic and student affairs and such directors as nominated by the president and approved by the Senate,
  • 14 electoral district members,
  • 14 members-at-large,
  • six undergraduate students,
  • one graduate student,
  • and representatives of professional societies, groups or organizations in the province which in the opinion of the Senate contribute in a significant way to the social, economic and cultural welfare of the province and have a demonstrated interest in furthering the goals of higher education and research at the university.

The Senate is responsible for recommendations regarding the establishment or disestablishment of any college, school, or department; appointing examiners for and making bylaws respecting the conduct of examinations for professional societies; the granting of honorary degrees; and non-academic student discipline. They meet semi annually and receive information packages prior to the meetings. There are also opportunities to participate in committees of the senate depending on personal interests and experience.
 

The CPA SK Senate representative is required to report to the CPA SK Board annually.  For more information on the U of S Senate please CLICK HERE. If interested in this position please email your resume highlighting your interest and experience to Rebecca Parry, Executive Assistant no later than April 30, 2019.

University of Regina Senate

The Senate is composed as follows:

  • the present and past chancellors of the University
  • the president of the University
  • the vice-presidents of the University
  • the Deputy Minister of Education
  • the chair of the Council
  • the heads of federated or affiliated colleges of the University
  • the deans or acting deans of faculties that are now or may hereafter be established by the University
  • such other deans of academic and student affairs
  • such directors as are nominated by the president and approved by the Senate
  • 14 members of Convocation representing 12 electoral districts are elected to the Senate by Convocation
  • Minister of Education is a member ex officio
  • six students of the University are elected to Senate by the students registered in the University
  • Any professional society, group or organization in the province that, in the opinion of the Senate, contributes in a significant way to the social, economic and cultural welfare of the province may, with the consent of the Senate, be represented on that body. The current Senate has representatives from 41 different organizations.

The group is responsible for academic related items and does not include University financial operations, strategy or capital. They meet 3 times per year (Feb, June, Oct) with meetings lasting between 3-6 hours. Materials are provided prior to the meeting.There are also opportunities to participate in committees of the senate depending on personal interests and experience.

The CPA SK Senate representative is required to report to the CPA SK Board annually. For more information on the U of R Senate please CLICK HERE. If interested in this position please email your resume highlighting your interest and experience to Rebecca Parry, Executive Assistant no later than April 30, 2019.


CPA Saskatchewan Career Fair Representatives

Are you interested in sharing your passion for the CPA profession?

CPA Saskatchewan is looking for members to volunteer their time sharing their passion about their profession at high school career fairs.

Members are needed at the career fair booth from approximately 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. You will interact with participants and answer their questions about why they should consider a career as a CPA. Please feel free to volunteer for all or a portion of this time. There is also the potential opportunity at these career fairs for a session presentation where you can speak to the career opportunities of becoming a CPA.

If you are interested in any of these opportunities or would like your name added to a list should there be opportunities in your area in the future, please contact Rita Bennett at (306) 337-4851, or by email.


Volunteer Board Treasurer

Saskatoon Region Early Childhood Intervention Program is part of a provincial network of home-based support services for families with children from birth to school age, who are at risk for delay, or who are delayed in their development.

We are funded through the Ministry of Education and oversight is provided by a volunteer Board of Directors. For more information about Saskatoon Region ECIP, please see www.ecip.ca

We are currently looking for a Board Treasurer. This position is integral to ensure good fiscal planning and decision-making pertaining to the organization’s finances.

Please contact Arlene Trask, Executive Director, Saskatoon Region ECIP if you are interested in learning more about this position. You can email atrask.srecip@sasktel.net or phone 306-657-3257.


CAPSTONE 1 Evaluators

The CPA Western School of Business is looking for volunteers in Saskatoon and Regina to view and provide feedback on the Capstone 1 presentations on July 6, 7, and 8.

Each presentation will be reviewed by a panel of four volunteers from the professional accounting community. In advance of the presentations, panelists will be provided with preparatory resources, including an executive summary of the suggested case solution, as well as an opportunity to attend a training webinar.

Each day will run from approximately 7:30am to 4:30pm local time. Breakfast and lunch will be provided during the presentation days.

There is no monetary compensation offered for the service of volunteer panelists; however, these volunteer hours may be eligible to count toward annual CPD hours with the provincial professional bodies.

If you are interested and available, please contact Leela Condos at lcondos@cpawsb.ca.


Treasurer – SARC Board of Directors

Are you looking to make a difference in Saskatchewan and be part of a dynamic, progressive, well-respected organization? Do you want to be part of a team that is committed to excellence and values each person’s talents, skills and perspectives?

SARC is a non-profit organization that is seeking a volunteer to serve on our Board of Directors as Treasurer. This exciting volunteer position is a one-year term with the possibility of being renewed for an additional five one-year terms. In accordance with SARC’s bylaws, the position of Treasurer shall be filled by a qualified accountant (being a CPA).

SARC Board functions as a Policy Board and focuses on strategic planning, the sustainability of SARC and SARCAN Recycling, and issues of importance to the global Membership. SARC Board typically meets eight times per year on the fourth Friday (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) and Saturday (9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.) of the month in Saskatoon. time commitment is approximately 8 – 10 hours per month doing board work (attending board meetings, participating in committee work).

SARC’s Treasurer is responsible for:

  • Chairing the Finance/Pension & Benefits Committee; serving on the Executive and committees as assigned
  • Reviewing financial statements with the Finance/Pension & Benefits Committee; presenting statements to the Board in partnership with the Executive Director and/or Director of Finance and answering questions about them
  • Reviewing annual operating and capital budgets; presenting budgets to the Board in partnership with the Executive Director and/or Director of Finance and answering questions about them
  • Reviewing and presenting the audited financial statements to the Board for approval; presenting the audited financial statements and budgets to SARC Members at the Annual General Meeting
  • If requested by the Executive Director or Director of Finance, acting as a consultant on any matters relating to finances of the organization

Board Members receive honourariums and are covered for expenses while on SARC business. There are also opportunities to attend professional development sessions and other special events throughout the year.

Apply with your cover letter and résumé by email, mail, or in person by May 15, 2019.

Contact: Treasurer Ad-Hoc Selection Committee
111 Cardinal Crescent, Saskatoon, SK S7L 6H5
twhitehead@sarcan.sk.ca

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Saskatoon Preschool Foundation seeking Treasurer

Purpose
To review and monitor the financial management of the Saskatoon Preschool Foundation (SPF)

Responsibilities:

  • Financial Oversight
  • Attend meetings of the SPF; to present a financial report and answer or investigate all inquiries and concerns.
  • Compare budgeted to actual expenditures and investigate any significant discrepancies.
  • Oversees the review of accounting policies and practices
  • Reviews significant financial risks and assess mitigating controls

Budgeting

  • Ensure an annual budget is prepared and presented to the board members of SPF.
  • Ensures budgets are approved by the Board

Review Related

  • Oversees the timely preparation of materials for external reviewers of the financial statements.
  • Present the annual reviewed financial statements at the Annual General Meeting
  • Review Financial Statements and management letter points with the reviewers.

Provides support to the SPF Board Members

  • Supports the establishment of long and short term goals, objectives and priorities for meeting the financial needs of the SPF within the Bylaws and Policies
  • Mentors and provides orientation to new incoming Treasurer
  • Authorized signor
  • Provides Support to Administrative/Bookkeeping Staff Member
  • Ensure that bank reconciliations are reviewed monthly.
  • Respond to finance related questions from Administrative/Bookkeeping staff member
  • Ensure that appropriate financial practices are being followed

Term of Office – One Year

The Treasurer may be elected or selected annually by the SPF. They will be eligible for re-election/re-appointment annually.

Please email spf@spsd.sk.ca with any interest.

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