Job Posting 71697

Portfolio Assistant, Non-Profit
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 3 days (Sun, 27 Jun)
full time

POSITION SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Regional Administrative Services Manager, the Portfolio Assistant, Non-Profit, provides operational and administrative support to Non-Profit Portfolio Managers (NPPM). He/She/They assists with rent calculations, Financial Review and Budget preparation, the Operational Review process, Extreme Weather Response (EWR) program administration and Health Services Training administration. Frequency of duties performed may vary depending on Region and business needs.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The successful candidate will have the following:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High School graduation plus completion of a number of post-secondary courses in business or program administration.
  • Minimum three years related program administration experience, with some experience in accounting.
  • Or an equivalent combination education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Sound knowledge of program administration processes and practices.
  • Sound knowledge of government filing systems.
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Good research and problem-solving skills.
  • Good analytical skills, with strong mathematical aptitude and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgement when dealing with a variety of audiences.
  • Intermediate proficiency with database systems and computer applications, including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to learn and apply BC Housing funding programs and the Non-Profit Rent Calculation Policy.
  • Ability to type minimum 40 wpm.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and process a large volume of work with a high degree of accuracy while meeting prescribed deadlines; demonstrated ability to take initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, in a fast-paced deadline oriented environment.

Please Note: Successful applicant(s) are subject to a satisfactory criminal record search and are required to maintain Security Clearance throughout their employment.

BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they’ve helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians. And while they’re here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:

  •  In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees’ current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing.
  • Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars.
  • Recognition programs including long-term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards.
  • Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!).
  • An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events.
  • Participation in community and charitable events.

** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status **

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 www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers

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 Peoples, Persons with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons 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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