National Manager of Projects, Toronto

Company Description

Jewish National Fund of Canada is a not-for-profit Organization. The charity exists to provide, enlarge and administer a fund made up of voluntary contributions from the Jewish Community of Canada and others to be used for charitable purposes. Over the past 115 years, JNF has evolved into a global environmental leader by planting 240 million trees, building over 240 reservoirs and dams, developing over 250,000 acres of land, creating more than 1,000 parks, providing the infrastructure for over 1,000 communities, bringing life to the Negev Desert, and educating students around the world about Israel and the environment.

Jewish National Fund of Canada is looking for a National Manager of Projects in their Toronto office.
The role will report to the Chief Financial Officer.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:
• Managing inventory of all projects, including funds received from donors and funds spent on the projects
• Tracking progress of the projects
• Preparing monthly financial reports for directors and CFO/CEO
• Communicating with partners/agencies/liaison in Israel
• Ensuring timely collection of receivables
• Arranging dedications and plaques
• Facilitating visits for donors
• Preparing citations and certificates
• Processing gifts
• Reconciling gifts on a monthly basis with Accounting department
• Expediting bequests and estates
• Tracking donated bonds and life insurance policies
• Overseeing sale of shares and bonds from project donations
• Mailing project receipts
• Preparing year end auditors working papers related to projects

Required Skills and Experience:
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
• 3+ years experience in a fast paced business environment
• Post secondary degree or diploma required
• Experience with Sage or Raiser’s Edge an asset
• Excellent verbal and written skills in English (French or Hebrew is an asset)
• Meticulous record keeping and organizational skills
• Financial literacy with an understanding of various donation types (stocks, bonds, bequests)

Please email you resume and cover letter to humanresources@jnf.ca by March 15, 2018