Time required: 4- 6 hours per month (on average)
Encourages and supports participation in all of Scouts Canada’s official fundraisers.
In conjunction with Group Committee members, ensure financial compliance with Scouts Canada’s Policies and Procedures.
Effectively record, maintain, plan and explain all financial matters pertaining to the Group.
Prepare, in conjunction with the Group Committee, the financial records for the Group Annual Review.
Create/provide opportunities for growth within the Group.
Regularly report the financial status of the Group to the Group Administrator or Group Commissioner.
Produce the audited financial report for release.
Note: The term “audit”, when applied at the Group level, simply means to have an impartial third party review the financial reports of the Group.
Provide assistance and leadership to the Section leaders in the development of Section budgets.
Take the lead in the development of fundraising goals, action plans and the implementation of these goals and plans.
Be the principal point of contact on matters of fundraising for the Group.
Coach/Mentor and assist the members of the Group in attaining competency in their financial management.
Prepare for and participate in, the Group Annual Review; paying particular attention to all financial and fundraising matters.
Identify/encourage external resources as required by the Group Commissioner so that the Group’s annual goals can be achieved.
Provide support to the Group Commissioner as required in the preparation and approval of budgets. Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have:
A background in finance.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Registered as a member of Scouts Canada. (and/or the willingness to go through the screening process to become a Scouts Canada member).