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Job Number:  45228
Accounting Supervisor - 2018-100-04
Job Posted: Wednesday, 6 June 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 14 June 2018
(63 days ago)
Abbotsford Community Services
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Abbotsford Salary: $34-$36/Hour

JOB POSTING 2018-100-04


Accounting Supervisor

Full Time


Abbotsford Community Services is a multi-service non-profit agency, delivering over 90 programs and a budget of $29M, Programs and services are funded by a variety of government grants, foundations, gaming and donations. We have an opportunity within our Finance Department. This role is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to work in a hands-on role in a fast-paced, accredited organization that has experienced significant growth over the past 5 years.


Job Summary:

The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for managing the day to day functions of the accounting department and supervising the accounting team.  The individual is skilled at budgeting, financial review and supporting the team in their responsibilities.  The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the completion of financial statements in a timely manner; external and internal financial reporting: budget development and monitoring. This position will often be working under deadlines and must exercise good judgment. The Accounting Supervisor will have contact with directors and supervisors which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.


Reports To: Director of Finance


  • Orient, train and provide ongoing coaching and supervision of accounting personnel
    • Coordinates all financial and control systems, resources and staffing to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency, compliance with GAAP and funder requirements.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely reporting of all monthly financial information, within required deadlines.
  • Develop and monitor program budgets, investigate variances with program supervisors and department managers as required.
  • Review accounts payable cheques and reports to external stakeholders.
  • Respond to inquiries from the Director of Finance, directors and supervisors regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Review year end working papers to ensure an efficient and accurate year-end audit.





  • CPA, accounting designation.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of expanding experience and responsibility, including supervisory experience.
  • Must be PC proficient, with high skill level in Excel and accounting software (Sage Accpac preferred)
  • Ability to make sound, timely decisions
  • Must possess strong analytical skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal  and communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the not-for-profit sector

Criminal Records Check: Must maintain a satisfactory criminal records check.



  • Cooperation/Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Ethics, Integrity, Confidentiality, and Trust


Closing date is:  June 14, 2018



To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Attention: HR.  Abbotsford Community Services

2420 Montrose Avenue. Abbotsford, BC.  V2S 3S9



Interested applicants are to reference Posting #2018-100-04 in the subject line.

No phone calls. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


Abbotsford Community Services is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all equity seeking groups.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
No telephone call please
Contact Details:
Abbotsford Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue
Abbotsford, BC, V2S 3S9
Tel: 6048597681
www:   www.abbotsfordcommunityservices.com

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