Job Posting 79212

Finance Assistant
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver, BC
closing today (Fri, 28 Jan)
full time  •  $23.60 – $28.00 per hour

Division: Finance

Program: Finance

Number of Positions: 1

About the Position:

The Finance Assistant is responsible for preparing, examining, and analyzing accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports, and assuring its accuracy, completeness, and conformance to financial reporting and procedural standards. 

Reports to: Finance Manager

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs daily accounting tasks such as monthly financial reporting, general ledger entries, accounts payables, accounts receivables, and adjustments
  • Prepares monthly and quarterly financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Assists with preparing annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Assists with the annual external audit
  • Assists with other related duties as assigned by the Finance Manager

Education, Training & Experience:

  • Diploma or Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an accounting role in a non-profit setting
  • Knowledge and experience working with Great Plains
  • Knowledge and experience working with of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience of full-cycle bookkeeping
  • Experience in handling financial reporting in Government funded programs

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent technical skills in MS Office and web-based applications
  • Ability to plan, organize, and manage work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to understand technical concepts and takes initiative to resolve problems
  • Ability to work with detail information
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment

Other Requirements:

  • Clear Criminal Record Check



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