Job Posting 78838

Accounting Administrator
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 43 days (Mon, 28 Feb)
full time  •  $1,719.90 gross bi-weekly

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Accounting Administrator

Accounting Administrator Competition #111-21





We are a community-based, not-for profit organization with approximately 80 social services programs and 420 employees across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. We provide counselling and other essential services to the most vulnerable people in our communities. For over 90 years, we’ve inspired and supported those who need help reaching their full potential. We work to ensure children are nurtured, youth find optimism, adults feel empowered, and parents make choices that build strong families.


Our values are:  • Innovation  • Integrity  • Diversity  • Optimism  • Excellence


We provide a supportive workplace for our staff and professional, effective services for our clients, including counselling, therapy, advocacy, education and community services.


Here’s what we can do together:

Working within the mission, vision, values and person-centred philosophy of the Agency, the Accounting Administrator supports accounting requirements of both FSEAP and the Finance Department by playing a critical role through regular accounting tasks and special projects.  This role will be reporting to both the Business and Operations Manager – FSEAP, as well as the Associate Director – Finance, working closely with these two divisions. It actively supports the Agency’s awareness and goals around diversity and inclusion.


What you bring:

Education, Training, Experience

  • 2-3 years related accounting experience
  • College Diploma or University degree in Commerce or related field, with specialization in accounting (preferred)

Professional Certification, License or Registration Requirements:

  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status will be required 

Core Competencies

  • Collaborative Communication, including teamwork & cooperation, interpersonal communication, diversity and cultural agility
  • Personal Effectiveness, including integrity and ethical behavior, personal resilience, adaptability/flexibility, commitment to learning
  • Personal Leadership, including influence, initiative, judgment and decision making, creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Excellence, including results focus, client-centered service, planning and organizing, professional expertise and technological proficiency


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of and experience with accounting and reporting in the not-for-profit and for-profit sector is ideal
  • Strong computer literacy on MS Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with QuickBooks (Online); experience with Adagio is an asset
  • Strong time management skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and work under tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to embrace and foster continuous improvement in the department


Your key contributions:

  • Perform monthly billings including creating and sending of invoices, providing account statements and collections for the FSEAP program
  • Administer accounts receivable account, including recording payments received in QuickBooks and following up on late payments
  • Manage program payables, submit invoices received for authorization and payment and track status
  • Perform bank and other balance sheet reconciliations
  • Reconcile corporate credit card statements and support programs with this
  • Enter cash receipts
  • Assist in responding to program financial enquiries
  • Prepare financial reports and support the team to ensure all monthly deadlines are met
  • Assist in the preparation of working paper files for the year-end audit
  • Provide support to program staff
  • Perform administrative and other duties as required
  • Support in backup of team members as needed and on special projects


What we offer you:

FSGV supports employee growth and development and offers opportunities for you to grow your career with us when you are ready. We also value and recognize the importance of work-life balance, flexibility, and wellness; we know that this work is not easy, and we believe that great teams, great bosses and a great culture is important to supporting resilience. We value inclusion and diversity and are actively engaged in individual and organizational learning and advocacy in support our justice and equity goals and strategies.


Work Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: GS8 $1,719.90 gross bi-weekly with a competitive benefits & pension package

Location: 1638 E Broadway, Vancouver BC V5N 1W1, with flexibility to work from office or home

(or a combination thereof)



Flexible scheduling

Starting at three weeks’ vacation for full time staff (pro-rated for part-time) and growing to more +

Possibility of remote work/ hybrid work (ie 2 days in office and 3 days work from home)

Three (3) paid household leave days a year (pro-rated for part-time employees)

One paid Wellness Day a year

Paid sick pay (if applicable)

A work culture that values transparency, teamwork, learning, fairness and integrity

Two and a half paid Agency days for full time staff (pro-rated for part-time)

Five paid days for education leave/year (pro-rated for part-time)

One paid Moving Day/year

Subsidized professional association annual dues (if applicable)


Health and Welfare benefits (if applicable):

Generous group health/dental benefits after 3 months.

Three flex options for health/dental coverage depending on the coverage you need

Option of psychological/counselling services (up to $1500/year)

Employee Assistance Plan

Long Term Disability Plan

Group Life Insurance, Travel insurance, ++



Pension plan enrollment after 12 months


How to apply:

If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website. Interviews will be scheduled on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Thank you for your interest.

We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the communities we so proudly serve, while encompassing the principles of equity, inclusion and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, people of all gender expressions and sexual orientations including queer, trans, and two-spirit people. In our words and actions, we recognize the challenges for those facing inequalities, while acknowledging our privilege, as we continuously strive to remove bias and reduce barriers that individuals may experience in the hiring and job-seeking process. We invite feedback from all applicants who apply for roles with the Agency.

If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #111-21 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to your contact information to for follow-up. **if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “Internal Candidate” in the Comments section at the bottom of the online application**

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