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
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
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
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
Ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds
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.
How to Apply
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Contact Details Saira Bradley, HR Manager
Aunt Leah's Place, 816 20th Street, New Westminster, BC 604 525 1204
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