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Mission Statement: The Finance Committee works with the WCS Board of Directors (BOD) on the day-to-day finances and the financial strategic plan. It coordinates and delivers on the WCS budget for events, membership and board committees. The committee also manages investments, contracts, and accounts payable and receivable for WCS. This committee reviews financial statements and reports while being accountable for educating the board to conduct proper oversight to ensure strong financial health of the organization.

Description: As a member of the Finance Committee, the Budget Manager’s role is to proactively manage the budget and provide budget updates to the committees and Board of Directors about the budget versus actual spending on a regular basis and as requested by the board. As a member of the Finance Committee, the Budget Manager is crucial to ensure that WCS committees and WCS events make proactive decisions that support the strategic plan and budget. 

Key Activities

  • Create a yearly budget template based on the prior-year template with updated programs.
  • Distribute the budget template to committees to populate proposals for the budget for the next year.
  • Compile the inputs to ensure consistency with the WCS strategy.
  • Lead the budget board review and approval process with Treasurer in December and January with the Treasurer
  • Review and provide feedback to committees on proposed budgetary items 
  • Provide a periodic updates on the status of the account (quarterly or as requested by the board) 
  • Process reimbursement request forms

Time Commitment & Expectations

  • Reports to the Treasurer/Chair of the Finance Committee and works closely with the Finance Director/Vice Chair of the Finance Committee
  • Attend regular Finance Committee meetings
  • 5 hours per week dedicated to WCS 
  • 1 year commitment 
  • Successful candidates will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement

How to Apply

If interested, send your resume and a 1-paragraph summary of why you are interested in this role to (300 words max) indicating why you are interested in the role. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

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