Date Posted: January 10, 2022
Position Title: Assistant, Accounting
Location: Royal Avenue YMCA (620 Royal Avenue, New Westminster)
Terms: Term, Full-Time
Hours: 35 hours per week
Start Date: As soon as possible
End Date: December 30, 2022, possibility for extension
Salary: Under review, includes benefits
Reports To: Manager, Finance
The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, by nurturing the potential of children, teens & young adults, promoting healthy lifestyles, fostering a sense of social responsibility and delivering lasting personal & social change. We are building a community in which a generation of children and families reach their full potential. Our values guide our decision-making and behaviour—we do the right thing, put people first, keep our promises and lead by example.
For over 130 years, we have been part of the community, a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to grow in spirit, mind and body. One of the Lower Mainland’s leading charities, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides services in health & fitness, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 120,000 participants annually.
Nature and Scope:
The YMCA finance team provides accounting, budgeting and financial services to over 180 program sites across the Lower Mainland, with total revenues in excess of $55 million annually. We require an enthusiastic team player with excellent data entry skills and attention to detail to take on the accounts payable function and assist with month end processing. This full time position reports to the Manager of Accounting and works with the finance staff team as well as various staff in the branches. The YMCA is a pre-approved CPA training facility and has qualified CPA mentors on staff.
In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:
The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is committed to creating an inclusive, accessible environment where all members of our community feel valued, respected, and supported. We encourage applications from the diverse communities in which we live and serve, including but not limited to people of colour, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. We have established policies, procedures, and practices to meet accessibility standards throughout the hiring process. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact our Human Resources department.
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