Now Recruiting: Governance & Oversight Director of Accounting & Finance (Volunteer)

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Gord Follett

Aug 5, 2022

Now Recruiting: Governance & Oversight Director of Accounting & Finance (Volunteer)

Posted on Friday August 05, 2022

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Governance & Oversight Director of Accounting & Finance (Volunteer)

The East Coast Trail Association needs your help
Come take a hike with us . . . add value to your community and enrich your life

The East Coast Trail Association is a non-for-profit, registered charity that is a volunteer managed and membership based organization established to provide a wilderness hiking experience by developing and maintaining the East Coast Trail, promoting public access, minimizing its impact on the natural environment and protecting it for future generations. The ECT is a highly valued, well-maintained wilderness hiking trail that showcases the rugged natural beauty and cultural heritage, stretching 336 km along the eastern edge of the Avalon Peninsula.

The Governance & Oversight Committee is responsible for supporting the Board of Directors in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities. The Director focused on Accounting & Finance is responsible for:

  • Participating in the selection of an external auditor;
  • Assisting with financial diagnostic assessments, as required;
  • Reviewing monthly and annual financial statements, as required;
  • Assisting with accounting and financial management reviews, where appropriate;
  • Overseeing the implementation of accounting and financial management reviews; and
  • Identifying and reviewing key controls, such as bank reconciliations, as required.
  • Ensuring appropriate use of accounting systems by Association staff, volunteers, and Directors.


To apply, email your expression of interest and resume to

Call or email us if you are interested in learning more about this opportunity to make a difference and add value to your community. Thank you for your consideration.