Working in collaboration with the board of directors, the workers and the members, the Administration, Governance and Finance Coordinator will be in charge of the financial administration as well as the accounting of the center, will write the grant applications and the grant reports, will be responsible for the communication between the workers and the board of directors and will be in charge of the relocation project.

Main missions

Financial planning and control:

  • Coordinate the administrative management of the organization
  • Link the center to the accountant, the accountant auditor and the government agencies regarding legal financial responsibilities
  • Budgeting, financial planning and preparation of reports (budgets, earnings statements, accounting audits, cash flow)
  • Establish budget priorities
  • Develop funding strategies for the center
  • Prepare and write the parts concerning the global and structural financing of requests for financial assistance necessary for the performance of the centre's activities
  • Maintain cordial relations and the history of relations with the funding partners in collaboration with the team and the board of directors
  • Payment of salaries, fees and invoices
  • Application of the salary policy
  • Respect and apply employment and human resource legislation (CSST, labour standards, etc.)
  • Negotiate and manage the contractual agreements necessary for the basic operation of the centre (lease, telephone, photocopier, exchange of resources, etc.).


  • Work with the board of directors to ensure good governance of the organization
  • Convene meetings of the board of directors and prepare the documents necessary for the proper conduct of the meetings
  • Convene and prepare general meetings in collaboration with the board of directors and workers
  • Ensure the representation of the centre in matters of governance, financing and human resources

Relocation Project

  • Plan and manage each stage of the relocation project in collaboration with a project manager
  • Participate in the development of the relocation project in collaboration with the moving committee, the workers and the board of directors
  • Coordinate the moving committee

Communal tasks

  • Collaborate in organizational planning
  • Welcome the public, answer the phone
  • Support preparation for openings
  • Attend the weekly team meeting
  • Participate in the maintenance of offices and common spaces
  • Sitting of the gallery
  • Other related tasks

Professional requirements and specific skills

  • Diploma in management or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in managing cultural organizations
  • Experience in strategic planning, especially in budget management
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Knowledge of Montreal's artistic and cultural community, community environment and NPOs (an asset)
  • Experience working in the cultural environment and self-managed artistic centres (an asset)
  • Computer skills (Suite Office), fluency with the Mac environment
  • Bilingualism (French and English) speaking and writing (an asset)

Personal skills and attributes

  • Strong interest in feminism, intersectionality and social justice
  • Ability to evolve in a non-hierarchical environment
  • Excellent ability to integrate into a multicultural environment
  • Rigour, autonomy and sense of teamwork (very important)
  • Ability to organize work and manage priorities
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure

Conditions of employment

Contract: Permanent

Remuneration: 20$ / h

Competitive benefits

Hours: 28 hours per week, flexibility to work occasionally on evening and weekends

Start date: September 8, 2020

Workplace: 4296, boulevard Saint-Laurent in Montreal


La Centrale is committed to non-discriminatory hiring practices and promotes the candidacy of people from traditionally under-represented groups, minorities or marginalized groups. Our team works on feminist principles of collaboration, non-hierarchy, social justice and inclusion. If you wish to be considered for employment equity, please indicate this on the application form. Please note that we do not require applicants to disclose the reasons for this employment equity request.


La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse is unfortunately currently located in a building that is not wheelchair accessible.

If you are a person requiring disability accommodation to apply for this position, please email us at La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse can provide accommodations throughout its hiring process.

To apply

Please fill the application form before July 12, 2020. Interviews will be organized in person or via a digital platform depending on the evolution of the pandemic the week of July 21, 2020. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please contact if you have any questions.

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