Job Opening – Team Lead, Financial Services

Team Lead, Financial Services  – Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, this position is responsible for coordinating and ensuring the overall effectiveness of the financial and administrative systems in accordance with the Kamloops Hospice Association’s vision, mission, and values to enhance the quality of life of person and their families facing death through skills and compassionate care.  The position is a hands-on role that oversees the day-to-day operation of the financial services function.  This role will work cross-departmentally and will be provided with very broad financial and organizational exposure with the opportunity to mold the position to a candidate’s strengths.

The Team Lead, Financial Services is a team player and effective communicator who is dynamic and highly motivated with strong organizational and interpersonal skills.  This position will be integral in enhancing and developing new systems and processes to support the growth of the organization.  This is also a role where you will be part of a very compassionate team that is connected and committed to the organization’s core mission.  Come join us and make a difference in the lives of so many!


Reporting to the Director of Operations, you will:

Prepare and develop monthly financial and management reports for a variety of stakeholder needs including variance analysis of budget vs. actuals

Lead and/or prepare the year-end financial statement process and documentation required for auditors

Assist with the annual operating and capital budget process

Prepare and/or oversee full-cycle accounting including complex payroll and benefits administration for 45+ employees, A/P and A/R

Prepare monthly journal entries and reconcile balance sheet accounts including the maintenance of the capital asset ledger

Ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory filing requirements and make recommendations to enhance policies to support same

Interpret and apply tax guidance and accounting policies as it applies to donor receipts and expenditures including overseeing the integrity of the donor database

Develop and document policies, procedures and work flow to improve effectiveness of finance and organization-wide integrated systems

Subject matter expert for the organizational ERP and supporting the adoption of technology/efficiencies into work practices

Team Leadership Responsibilities



5+ years general accounting experience working with ASPE and/or ASNPO; Sage 50 experience desirable; proficiency in full-cycle payroll

2+ years of not-for-profit/charity and/or health care industry experience would be an asset

Knowledge of tax and gaming regulations as it applies to Charities

University degree or College diploma in business or accounting related discipline; designated or working towards CPA accounting designation desirable; Equivalent combination of education/experience will be considered



Regular work hours 8:30-4:30; Flexible work hours needed at times to support the mandate of the organization

Competitive compensation including 3 Weeks holidays to start; Extended dental, health and RRSP matching program on successful completion of probationary period

Criminal Record Check is required upon offer

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority


Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to send cover letter and resume including salary expectations.  No phone calls please.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


For a more detailed job description and to apply, please visit


Expanding Programs for Kamloops Hospice

Allison Perry and Wayne Porterfield join Cheryl on Midday to discuss more expansive programming at the Kamloops Hospice.

Click here to view Midday Show

Springtime ~ An Evening in Bloom Gala 2019

Thank you Hospice Supporters!  “Springtime, An Evening in Bloom” Gala was a success! Thank you to all of our Sponsors, Donor Tables, Silent and Live Auction Contributors, Guests, Supporters, volunteers, staff and our outstanding planning committee! We are pleased to announce that we have raised $165,000 for Kamloops Hospice. Thanks to our generous, amazing community for making this our most successful Evening to Remember!  Click on the link below to see more wonderful pictures from Murray Mitchell Photography!

New Palliative Care Resources come with Kamloops Hospice expansion

KAMLOOPS — What was once just a dream has now become reality.

Following a generous donation from the Cooper Family Foundation, the Kamloops Hospice Association unveiled its new community resource centre this afternoon.

The 4,000 square foot expansion to the end-of-life facility includes space for therapy, counselling, and education.


Cooper Community Resource Centre Unveil

Cooper Community Resource Centre Unveil

Kamloops Hospice sends messages of love

Kamloops Hospice sends messages of love

Daybreak Kamloops

Celebrate a Life Campaign Underway at Northills Mall

Celebrate a Life Campaign underway at Northills Mall

By Jill Sperling

December 5, 2018  4:20pm

The Kamloops Hospice Association is encouraging people to honour the memory of their loved ones this holiday season through the Celebrate a Life Campaign.

“Celebrate a Life is about remembering,” said Executive Director Wendy Marlow. “It started 28 years ago with this beautiful memory tree. It’s really a chance for people to come and write a memory card and celebrate the life that their loved one lived. You can turn a light from white to red, it just signifies that memory for the loved one.”

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Ground Broken on Hospice Expansion

Ground broken on hospice expansion

Michael Potestio / Kamloops This Week

AUGUST 14, 2018 04:19 PM

The sod has been turned on the $1-million expansion of the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home in Sahali.


Kamloops Family Proud New Owners of Cooper Family Foundation “Wings Above Kamloops” House

Kamloops family proud new owners of Cooper Family Foundation “Wings Above Kamloops” house

By Adam Donnelly

July 21, 2018 – 3:37pm Updated: July 23, 2018 – 1:34pm

KAMLOOPS — It was an exciting moment for many of the people gathered at 2676 Bentall Place on Saturday afternoon.

For some, the anticipation came from finding out who submitted the winning bid on the Cooper Family Foundation “Wings Above Kamloops” house. For others, they awaited the final fundraising numbers from the unique auction process, all of which will go to building the new expansion at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice Home.


A unique Toor of the Wings Above Kamloops Home

A unique Toor of the Wings Above Kamloops home

Sean Brady / Kamloops This Week

JULY 23, 2018 10:40 AM

RJ and Ninder Toor are the proud owners of the brand new house in Aberdeen, with the fundraiser benefiting expansion of the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home.




Miracle at Terra

MIRACLE at TERRA ~ Celebrate the Season, visit Kamloops first ever Pop Up Christmas Experience at Terra Restaurant.

$1 from the purchase of each signature cocktail during the Week of December 15-22nd will be donated to Hospice!

Get your friends, coworkers, family together for an evening or night of Christmas!  Open Monday – Saturday 3Pm – 11pm.

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Exploring Relaxation Workshop

This workshop is designed for individuals living with a life limiting illness and will support participants in reducing stress and increasing overall sense of well being.

Explore mindfulness practices in supportive positions to experience deep relaxation.  Participants are welcome to bring a companion and adaptations can be made for all physical abilities.

Tuesdays (Starting August 13th) at 10:30 am in our NEW Cooper Community Resource Centre

60 minute sessions facilitated by a Wellness Practitioner and Hospice Volunteers.

Registration required.

Please contact us at 250-372-1336 for more information or email Allison.

Click here to view our brochure



Celebrate a Life 2019

The holiday season for many is a time to pause and share memories of family and friends.  Celebrate a Life is an annual event that takes place each year during the month of December.  The event raises money for Kamloops Hospice Association.

We encourage you to visit Northhills Mall to support our craft fair and participate in decorating our memory tree to honour a loved one.

Please join us and take part in our Memory Tree, Craft Sale and Raffle this December.

Purchase your raffle tickets at our Celebrate a Life table at Northills Mall or at Hospice Reception!