Board of Directors - Treasurer (Volunteer Position)

The Ontario Amateur Wrestling Association (OAWA) is the governing body for amateur wrestling in Ontario; a member of Wrestling Canada Lutte (WCL). The OAWA is a notfor-profit organization, incorporated in 1978. The OAWA is the Sport Governing Body for amateur wrestling recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Sport. The OAWA works with member-clubs throughout Ontario as well as other organizations to promote the development of wrestling in the province. OAWA is led by a Board of Directors who determines the strategic direction for the association, with employees who carry out the day-to-day activities of the association. The OAWA Executive is currently looking to appoint a qualified individual to join the Board and assume the role of Treasurer for the organization. 

Responsibilities: 

The Treasurer is a member of the Executive of OAWA Board of Directors, with overall responsibility for financial oversight of the OAWA. This position has typical duties of a Treasurer/Finance position of a non-profit organization. The OAWA Provincial Director, a staff member, oversees the finances on a day-to-day basis. Duties of the Treasurer include: 

  • chairing the Finance Committee
  • being involved in budget preparation; 
  •  liaising with the Provincial Director for preparation of financial records; 
  • provide regular financial updates as required/requested to the OAWA Executive Committee, Board of Directors and the Membership of OAWA; 
  • monitoring financial controls;  assisting with financial audits, financial statements; and, 
  • reviewing financial policies for the approval of the Board of Directors. 

Qualifications: 

The preferred candidate would have the following qualifications: 

  • a designation as a CPA, CMA, CGA; 
  • a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a financial management role; 
  • experience with not-for-profit accounting would be an asset; 
  • familiarity with CRA regulations regarding charitable organizations; 
  • strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to establish strong working relationship with internal and external stakeholders; 
  • ability to work well independently and within a team environment; and, 
  • strong leadership skills to help guide the association. 
  • The Treasurer of the OAWA must be: 18 years of age or older; and, a member of the OAWA at the time of appointment or within 10 days.

How to Apply: 

  • Email a resume summarizing your credentials and relevant experience to: admin@oawa.ca 
  • Deadline to apply: Monday, March 4, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. For more information about the Ontario Amateur Wrestling Association, visit our website www.ontariowrestling.ca

Board of Directors - Treasurer Posting