Director of Finance

The Vice President of Finance will be overseeing the financial strategy and direction of the Sprott Marketing Students' Association. The VP of Finance will be responsible for developing and maintaining the SMSA budget throughout the academic year, providing approval on financial documentation, and tracking all financial transactions towards for efficient operations. The successful candidate will work closely with the President and Vice President of Operations to prepare the yearly budgets and financial controls to ensure they are adequately maintained. This role will involve a large time commitment and requires exceptional organization skills to ensure smooth logistics  throughout the conference. The VP of Finance has to be comfortable in working with others and staying calm under tight deadlines and situations. 

  • Overseeing the entire master annual budget for the organization

  • Working closely with Vice President of Operations with updates on budget and financial controls 

  • Completing insurance forms and enforcing appropriate policies for all SMSA events

  • Collecting and receiving financial transactions (Ticket sales)

  • Collaborating with executives to prepare event budget breakdowns 

  • Filling out event funding reimbursement request forms and finding alternative sources of funding for SMSA events

  • Liaising with SBSS VP Finance to maintain clear lines of communication regarding SMSA financial status

  • Ability to deal with confidential information in a sensitive manner

  • Ability to react quickly to situations and work under tight deadlines

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel or other financial applications

  • Active involvement with Sprott and Carleton student life

  • Previous financial planning experience is considered an asset


5 hours per week