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Job Number:  30284
Accounting Assistant
Job Posted: Thursday, 13 October 2016
Closing Date: Sunday, 30 October 2016
(in 3 days)
Elizabeth Fry Society of GV
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: New Westminster Salary: (not entered)

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver is currently recruiting for a permanent full time Accounting Assistant.  Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Accounting Assistant will be responsible for performing a variety of accounting and bookkeeping functions, including but not limited to:

  • processing accounts payable (A/P) invoices and related documentation
  • following up to resolve discrepancies with suppliers
  • verifying  balances and reconciling bank accounts; discussing and resolving account discrepancies with bank staff
  • processing accounts receivable (A/R) information and producing/distributing billings
  • posting receipts, payables and receivables to the General Ledger; following up to investigate and clear discrepancies
  • liaising with program supervisors and senior management
  • providing internal training around financial matters
  • may perform or participate in other accounting related functions such as: payroll, benefits administration, revenue and expense/financial statement preparation; preparation of submission tax, deduction and other amounts to various agencies; preparation of journal vouchers and posting of summary amounts to the General Ledger

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position
  • Post-secondary education in business Diploma/Certificate
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Excel and AccPac (Sage 300)
  • Thorough knowledge of accounts payable/receivable and general accounting practices and procedures.
  • Ability to process a large volume of work and maintain high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information.
  • Highly organized with ability to prioritize tasks to meet tight deadlines.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.
  • Problem analysis and solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and under pressure.
  • Common sense, open attitude and the ability to take on new things.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Position incudes competitive salary and full benefits after 3 months.  


The Elizabeth Fry Society is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Qualified applicants are invited to email resumes and cover letters to the attention of Human Resources.
Contact Details:
Human Resources
Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
402 East Columbia Street
New Westminster BC V3L 3X1

Tel: 604-520-1166
Fax: 604-520-1169
www:   www.elizabethfry.com

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