Job Posting 75028

Aunt Leah's Place
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 50 days (Mon, 8 Nov)
full time



Job Summary: As part of the Operations team the Bookkeeper is responsible for the day-to-day financial operations including preparing and processing financial documents, tracking, entering data, reconciling accounts and, undertaking various special projects to help streamline processes.


Reports to: Director of Operations



  • A post-secondary education with a university or college level diploma in accounting
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in a similar role with supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in the non-profit sector will be an asset
  • Sage 50 experience would be an asset


Skills and Knowledge

  • Proficient computer and data entry skills
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Sage Accounting System
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Positive attitude & excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage and maintain competing priorities
  • Team player and willing to assist wherever needed
  • A self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to share and contribute ideas in a positive manner for process improvements
  • Ability to exercise tact and discretion when working with information of a confidential and /or sensitive nature



  • Undergo and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Agrees to the Society’s Code of Ethics
  • Follows Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Attends Staff development and participates in training as requested


Key Responsibilities:


Accounts Receivable

  • Posts revenues by verifying and entering transactions for deposits
  • Posts donor payments by record cash, checks, and credit card transactions
  • Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information
  • Resolves valid or authorized deductions through adjusting entries
  • Prepares bank deposits
  • Reconciles the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted

Accounts Payable

  • Invoice processing & accounts payable entry
  • Reconcile accounts for monthly and quarterly reporting


  • Assists with Preparation of Financial Reports
  • Generates financial statements and reports, detailing accounts receivable status as needed
  • Provides financial information and reporting for funders
  • Assists with preparations for annual audit



  • Works with staff to ensure all financial entries are coded correctly
  • Files and organizes finance documents and reports both electronically and physically
  • Provides supervision of the Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Participates as an active member of the Budget Understanding Committee
  • Provides vacation coverage support as needed
  • Performs other related duties, as required, that do not affect the nature of the work


Physical Demands

  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds


Work Environment

  • Work performed generally in an office environment
  • Work is generally performed in an office environment; there is flexibility to work both in the office and remotely based on operational needs
  • May be required to attend off-site training on occasion
  • Ability to work 7.5 hours a day, and some flexibility for occasional evening or weekend work during peak periods such as fiscal year-end


We encourage qualified people of all gender expressions and identities, sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons, and persons with disabilities to apply if you are interested in supporting our mission and mandate and like what we have to offer.


Salary: Commensurate with qualifications


Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including dental, extended health with vision care, group life insurance, etc. after 6 months of continuous employment. RRSP after one year of employment.  Employee Discount at our Thrift Store as well.


To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter with salary expectation to: . We thank all interested applicants and will contact shortlisted candidates for interviews.


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