Job Posting 68556

Manager Finance/Controller
Burnaby Neigbhourhood House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Burnaby
closing today (Fri, 26 Feb)
full time  •  $29.43--$35.09

The Burnaby Neighbourhood House is a multi-service charitable organization that provides a wide range of programs and services to the residents of Burnaby.  BNH currently operates 2 Neighbourhood Houses, 9 daycare sites and a community hall and has an operating budget of approximately 4.5 million dollars.  We are currently expanding our senior management team and are looking for a leader to provide financial oversight while managing the growth our organization.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work with an amazing organization and an amazing management team.  You will have the ability to develop and implement new systems and procedures in a dynamic and growing organization that makes a positive impact in the community.

 General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing, refining, and maintaining accounting and administrative systems.
  • Responsible for preparation of financial statements, cash flows and financial forecasting.
  • Leads the annual budgeting process with the executive director and senior management team.
  • Responsible for leading the financial monitoring and quarterly reporting for provincial and federal contracts.
  • Preparation of financial statements for various grants and projects as required by funders and financial management of provincial and federal contract spending.
  • Supporting senior management team to develop budgets when responding to RFPs.
  • Responsible for overseeing the yearly audit.
  • Responsible for completing and overseeing bookkeeping and tracking day to day financial systems – tracking accounts receivable, accounts payable, coding bills, bank deposits, etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring the completion of necessary government reporting, i.e. GST rebate, society filing, WCB, Charity tax filing.
  • Manages the community gaming account expenditures, reporting and accountability.
  • Oversight of staff preparing bi weekly payroll and maintaining employee records.
  • Oversight of employee benefits. Group RSP, vacation, extended health.
  • Presentation of financial statements to the Board Finance committee.
  • Supervision and mentoring of accounting assistants.
  • Others duties as required.


  • Post-secondary degree and/or accreditation in finance, accounting and/or business administration.
  • 3+ years accounting experience in not for profit/charity sector.
  • 3+ years management experience in finance and administration.
  • Experience and knowledge of accounting processes including bookkeeping (experience with simply accounting program an asset).
  • Exceptional computer skills and advanced level of Excel and Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent organizational skills and experience with developing and maintaining office systems.
  • Innovative and willing to implement systems to create efficiencies that will support growth.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Comfortable with supervising and providing direction to two staff with potentially more in the future.
  • Formal accounting designation (or working towards) – CA, CGA, CMA is an asset for this role.


This position reports to the Executive Director.

 Hours & Pay rate:  

Full time - 35 hours per week

Extended Health benefit package (after 3 months) 3% matching group RSP (after one year)

Rate of pay range - 29.43 – 35.09  

Deadline:  Until the position is filled

Start Date:  As soon as possible

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