ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AND DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR, FUND DEVELOPMENT & FINANCE
START DATE: JANUARY 2022
Since 1987, Phoenix has been dedicated to supporting youth and contributing to a vibrant community. Phoenix’s eleven locations in Halifax, N.S. provide a continuum of care for youth aged 11-24 and their families. Our team of caring professionals recognizes that each person who comes to us has individual needs as well as strengths. People are the leaders in their own lives; Phoenix is a leader in supporting them.
A staff group that represents the diversity of the people and communities we serve is of the utmost importance. Phoenix is committed to reducing barriers to employment and career growth that have traditionally impacted members from the following groups, African Nova Scotians, Indigenous People, and Other Racially Visible Persons, Members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ Community, and Persons with Disabilities. If you are a member of one of these equity-seeking groups, you are encouraged to self-identify in your cover letter or your resume. We would also appreciate if you would share your pronouns in your cover letter or your resume.
Job Summary: Working closely with both the Fund Development team and the Finance team, this position provides accounting and administrative support through both the Accounts Payable portfolio and the ongoing maintenance of the donor database (Raiser’s Edge). Activities include but are not limited to: gift receipting and thank you letter production, financial reporting, donor prospecting activities, data entry, reconciling, and processing invoices. Tasks such as petty cash and expense report reconciliation are also required in this role.
Compensation: A competitive salary, comprehensive group medical insurance plan, Employee and Family Assistance Program, RRSP contribution, generous vacation, generous sick leave, a generous paid holiday schedule, in-house trainings, and professional development opportunities.
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with flexibility and evening work required based on activity requirements
Location: 5880 Spring Garden Road
Reports to: Both Director of Development and Finance Director
Screening Requirements: Due to the sensitive nature of our work with youth, this position is subject to a satisfactory criminal record check, a child abuse register check and proof of education.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
As Phoenix continues to provide in-person programs and services during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have an obligation to maintain a safe environment for our staff, volunteers, student placements, and the youth, families, and community members we work with. Phoenix firmly believes a vaccinated population is a vital part of keeping us, our youth, families, and communities protected from COVID-19 and the developing, fast-moving variants. Please be aware that Phoenix Youth Programs requires all employees, volunteers and student placements working at any of our Phoenix locations to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, (subject to specific exemptions regarding health or human rights issues).
TO APPLY: * Please note that interviews may take place during the posting period.
Please forward a resume and a cover letter (in Word or as a PDF document) with pertinent information about your qualifications by Thursday, January 20th, 2022, at 11:59pm (ADT) to:
with the subject line “Accounts Payable, Database Administrator”.
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