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Job Number:  39231
Portfolio Assistant - Non Profit
Job Posted: Thursday, 26 October 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 25 December 2017
(29 days ago)
BC Housing
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Burnaby Salary: (not entered)

Portfolio Assistant

Job ID:2573

Short Term/Full Time (approximately 1 year)

Burnaby (Metro Vancouver), BC



The Portfolio Assistant (PA) provides operational and administrative support to Non-Profit Portfolio Managers (NPPMs) with respect to Financial Review and Budget preparation, the operational review process and Extreme Weather Response (EWR) program administration.



High School graduation plus completion of a number of post-secondary courses in business or program administration.

Minimum three years related program administration experience, with some experience in accounting.

OR an equivalent combination education, training and experience acceptable to the employer may be considered



  • Good knowledge of program administration processes and practices
  • Strong knowledge of all funding programs and the Non-Profit Rent Calculation Policy
  • General knowledge of established protocols within BC Housing’s systems and government filing system
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and process a large volume of work with a high degree of accuracy while meeting prescribed deadlines; demonstrated initiative and follow through skills
  • Good research and problem solving skills
  • Analytical with a mathematical aptitude, and a strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgement when dealing with a variety of audiences.
  • 40 wpm minimum
  • Excellent database and spreadsheet expertise and proficiency in Windows, Excel, Word, Housing Connections, JDE1, Central Property System (CPS), WebFocus
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, in a fast paced deadline oriented environment.


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All of our employees are rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and a host of great benefits. We’re also a social and inclusive team that supports our people through ongoing training and learning opportunities. We genuinely appreciate the amazing effort our people bring to each and every day and so we have Rewards and Recognition programs that celebrate great effort, long service, environmental awareness, good ideas and positive change.

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers


To be considered for this competition, please submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they you meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process. 


When applying, please submit your cover letter and application as one single document as a word or pdf file only.


BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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Contact Details:
BC Housing
www:   www.bchousing.org

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