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    Finance and Operations Manager

    April 13, 2018


    Gow Hastings Architects has an immediate opening for a Finance and Operations Manager at our Toronto-based, award-winning architecture and interior design studio.

    Specializing in public buildings, we provide fully integrated, multidisciplinary consulting services in architecture, interior design, and graphic design. Gow Hastings is recognized in particular for its design excellence in higher education and known for our distinct work in the field of food and culinary arts studies. Clients include Laurentian University, Ryerson University, University of Toronto, Conestoga College, Durham College, Georgian College, Fleming College, and Niagara College. Visit to learn more.

    We’re on the lookout for an enthusiastic design focused person who can independently manage a variety of administrative priorities of an architecture studio.

    Qualifications include:

    • Office management experience in an architecture or interior design studio
    • Quickbooks working experience
    • Microsoft Project working experience

    Duties include:

    • Project scheduling and tracking
    • Bookkeeping
    • Invoicing for both professional services and disbursements
    • Consultant payments
    • Payroll
    • Collections
    • Production of financial statements and sales reports
    • Government remittances
    • Benefit plan administration
    • Office supplies
    • Planning office events
    • Hiring
    • Fee proposal coordination

    The role is open to discussion as best fits an applicant’s experience, abilities, and career goals; an excellent opportunity with competitive salary and benefits. Fun, friendly people; summer hours; beer Fridays; and lots of birthday cakes are some of the highlights of our open work culture. However, we think the best draw is the pretty amazing view of the city from our perch near Casa Loma!

    Please email Valerie Gow at with a short description explaining why you’re perfect for this role with a list of your experiences, interests and references.

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    Gow Hastings Architects Inc.


    Toronto, ON