Job Posting 102013

BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closing tomorrow (Thu, 18 Jul)
full time  •  TBD


($55,323.90 - $63,393.31 Annually)


Reporting to the Assistant Comptroller, the Accountant performs accounting duties of some complexity and diversity, requiring knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices and processes of the accounting discipline. He/she/they conducts complex bank reconciliations, administers various accounts, prepares journal entries and schedules, and reconciles accounts at month and year-end.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Diploma in accounting or other relevant field.
  • Considerable progressive work experience in a high volume computerized financial accounting environment.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.


  • Good knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices and processes of the accounting discipline
  • Comprehensive practical knowledge of accounting procedures, working paper preparation, internal controls and business practices
  • Advanced practical knowledge of computerized accounting systems and spreadsheet software (Excel)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with figures and high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical, investigative and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

Indigenous candidates are welcome to connect with an Indigenous team member in our organization to discuss the recruitment process and our workplace, please contact  to arrange a call.

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.


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Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at

At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous People, People with Disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.


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