Job Posting 101120

Accountant
Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 20 days (Fri, 14 Jun)
full time  •  This is a full-time salary position ($75,075 to start)

Summary of Responsibilities 

 

The Accountant supports the Senior Director of Finance in ensuring accounting operations run smoothly and efficiently. Utilizing excellent accounting and finance skills, the Accountant accurately records transactions, performs complex reconciliations and analysis, and creates and maintains files for monthly and annual reporting, and audits.

 

JOB DUTIES

 

Bank Reconciliations

  • Responsible for the (monthly) accurate and complete reconciliation of all bank accounts.
  • Reconciles deposits from Clubs and deposits/refunds from cross-functional software (CampBrain, DonorPerfect, etc.) to Sage Intacct.
  • Prepares reconciling journal entries and/or reconciliations within Sage Intacct, ensuring bank balances match GL.
  • Records all bank transfers between accounts.

General Accounting

  • Monitors and reports on daily cash position, alerting appropriate staff of unusual transactions, and enquiring with Bank where more information is required.
  • Reviews accuracy and posts journal entries prepared by Finance Clerk.
  • Tracks Deferred Revenue ensuring balances are routinely updated. Responds promptly to enquiries about deferred revenue.
  • Prepares periodic invoices, funder reports, graphs, or other required statements.
  • Responsible for online filing, where applicable, and/or completion of regulatory reports.
  • Prepares monthly accounting and adjusting journal entries (prepayments, accrued receivables and payables, deferred revenue, etc.).
  • Performs regular GL accounts reconciliations (revenue, receivables, payables, clearing accounts, intersociety accounts, etc.)
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of monthly financial statements, including assistance in the development of new reports.
  • Creates and/or updates monthly recurring entries, as required.
  • Tracks Capital Assets and Depreciation, records new asset purchases, depreciation, and amortization and reconciles balances.
  • Supports Senior Director, Finance in budget development, month- and year-end close, and annual audit. 

Payroll & Benefits

  • Reviews and ensures accuracy of payroll reports and uploads bank file(s)/EFT to Bank.
  • Reviews and ensures accuracy of payroll journal entry and import to Sage Intacct, following up with Payroll & Benefits Administrator and/or making corrections as required.
  • Reconciles and processes benefits and pension plan remittances and journal entries.
  • Accurately processes, reports on, and remits payroll taxes and WCB obligations according to regulatory deadlines and prepares associated entries.

Donations / Grants

  • Review/post DonorPerfect batches created by Finance Clerk.
  • Processes monthly EFT and/or payroll donations through journal entries.
  • Prepares Weekly Funds Report (WFR) and distributes to designated recipients.
  • Runs reports from DonorPerfect and uploads information into Sage Intacct
  • Reconciles/investigates variances between DonorPerfect and Sage Intacct, correcting or documenting variances, as necessary.
  • Creates Accounts Receivable entries for committed donations, as directed. 

Accounts Payable

  • Reviews accuracy of payment batches prepared by Finance Clerk. Posts invoices and credit notes.
  • Provides support in coding invoices including account inquiries and reconciliations.
  • Responsible for periodic cheque runs and/or alternate payments to vendors.
  • Issues stop-payments for lost or uncashed cheques and voids payments in Sage Intacct.
  • Provides support in processing payments when the Finance Clerk is away.

Scholarship T4A’s

  • Takes a lead role in scholarship tracking and in the preparation of T4A’s.
  • Ensures all scholar information is entered accurately and is up to date in Scholarship tracking spreadsheet and database.
  • Working with the Finance Clerk, reconciles payments to scholars and/or their educational institutions, ensuring Scholarship database is accurate and up to date.
  • Prepares and uploads T4A’s to CRA and prints T4A’s for scholars in accordance with government deadlines.
  • Works with Finance Clerk to ensure T4A’s are distributed to scholars in accordance with government deadlines. 

Other Related Duties

  • Maintains accounting controls and recommends policies and/or procedures to improve or enhance existing practices.
  • Works with BGC staff to assist them in understanding and meeting their budgeting/financial obligations.
  • Work with the Finance Clerk to ensure coverage of duties during scheduled absences.
  • Assist at fundraising events that may take place after normal working hours (approximately two times per year).
  • Other related tasks as assigned by Senior Director, Finance.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Clear Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector).
  • CPA designation.
  • Minimum two years of post-designation experience in a similar role. Experience as an Accountant in a Non-Profit, Charity, or Project Accounting environment is preferred.
  • Detail oriented and excellent analytical skills.
  • Highly proficient with MS Office applications (Excel, Outlook, & Word).
  • Well-developed oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work and carry out duties independently.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize workload to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Occasional use of a vehicle may be required.

This is a full-time salary position ($75,075 to start), with group benefits at six months, pension plan at one year, three weeks paid vacation leave in first year, paid sick and personal leave, birthday off and up to 5 days statutory holiday substitution days per year to celebrate/recognize religious, cultural, and/or personal days that are important to the employee where those days are not currently recognized as statutory holidays in BC/Canada).

 

CLOSING DATE

 

Position will remain open until filled.

 

Thank you in advance to all persons who apply for this position. Please note that only those selected for screening will be contacted.

 

As it connects to our organizational core values, BGC encourages staff to show up as their best selves, including mutual respect, integrity, and accountability.

 

BGC Equitable Employer Statement

BGC values building and sustaining a culturally diverse environment and commits to intentional efforts to reflect that (along with our other values) in all that we do. BGC is committed to provide employees with an equitable opportunity hiring process and work environment free from discrimination and harassment. We seek to hire, train, and engage people from diverse backgrounds, particularly those who experience systemic barriers. Employment decisions are based on the individual’s qualifications, merit, lived experience, and knowledge. 

  

Equity means treating folks based on their needs. It differs from equality, where everyone is treated the same, regardless of need. Equal circumstances do not yet exist in our society, so BGC practices ethics of equity in all aspects of our organization. Systemic oppression in society has marginalized folks based on identity and culture, and we commit to countering these dynamics.

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