Job Posting 101323

Manager of Finance
Fraser Valley
closed 4 days ago (Fri, 24 May)
full time  •  $85,072 - $93,184

Location: Abbotsford, BC

Are you interested in a work environment that values your expertise and welcomes your innovative ideas for improving workplace practices and systems?  At Bethesda you will be an integral part of the finance department as we restructure and grow with new technologies. This is a full-time position, available to start in June 2024.


Bethesda has been supporting people with intellectual disabilities and their families in BC for over 50 years with a wide variety of services that support their hopes and dreams.  Bethesda is known for our faith-based values and the quality relationships we share with those we serve.


Do you have a heart for this vision and the skill to step into a new and challenging role? The Manager of Finance position may be the next step in your career.



This position assumes responsibility for overseeing the full-cycle finances of Bethesda, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and providing reliable, accurate and professional information to our stakeholders. It is ideal for an experienced accountant with a CPA designation and working knowledge of finance and not-for-profits.




  • Complete full-cycle accounting procedures with revenues over $30 million.
  • Complete reconciliations for banking records and government funding contracts.
  • Apply CRA’s rules and regulations for registered charities.
  • Prepare and submit reports for external agencies.
  • Assist with government funding and requests for services.
  • Assist with preparing budgets and financial statements.
  • Ensure deposits are processed and donation receipts issued.
  • Ensure approved purchases are made and processed.
  • Prepare income tax returns.
  • Supervision of administrative assistant staff.
  • Assist with other finance tasks as required.



  • A heart to support the mission of Bethesda to people with diverse ab
  • A CPA designation preferred; CPA students maybe considered.
  • Working knowledge of Accounting Standards for Not-For-Profit Organizations.
  • Experience with not-for-profit sector or registered charities.
  • Proficient with full cycle bookkeeping, knowledge and skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills with a high level of personal integrity, initiative and maturity.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others.
  • Excellent communication and assessment skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient computer skills with advanced knowledge of MS Office, QuickBooks, Donor Perfect and Adobe preferred.
  • Possession of Canadian, landed immigrant or legal working status.
  • Standard requirements (criminal record check, medical clearance, ICBC driving record).
  • Personal values in line with Bethesda’s philosophy of Christian service and support for people with diverse abilities.
  • Full COVID-19 immunization.



  • Hiring bonus: $100 at time of hire, another $200 after 1 year of continuous employment and completion of all job requirements.
  • Competitive salary: $85,072 - $93,184.
  • Excellent extended benefits package including participation in the Municipal Pension Plan.
  • 3 weeks vacation to start.
  • Ongoing training, leadership and professional development
  • Full CPA dues reimbursement.
  • Hybrid work arrangements may be considered.



We are welcoming applicants who desire to be part of a team that values communication, trust and healthy working relationships. This position is ideal for a well-organized, mature professional who has a heart for serving.


Bethesda’s ministry is a Christian faith-based service. To learn more, visit 


DEADLINE TO APPLY:  May 24, 2024




Interested applicants may apply online at or email a resume, cover letter, and references to the chief human resources officer at



Applicants should reference posting # 826.

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