Job Posting 83660

Book Keeper
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Virtual and in-person at our Vancouver office
closed 8 days ago (Fri, 20 May)
part time - temp / contract  •  $27/hour

About PIRS

Established in 1975, Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS) is a pioneer and leader in the provision of programs that improve immigrant and refugee women's knowledge, skills and confidence. Our mission is to deliver accessible, inclusive, low-barrier programs for immigrant and refugee women and their children that create a sense of belonging, meaningful participation and leadership. For more information visit


Job Purpose

The role of the bookkeeper is to provide financial support to the Director of Development and Finance. In addition to managing the day-to-day finances of PIRS, this position supports the leadership team in development of budgets, cash flow projections, and project management.
 Perform the bookkeeping function including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll
 Conduct reconciliation of all accounts on monthly basis
 Maintain and balance the general ledger in an accurate, complete, and up-to-date manner  Perform all activities related to the accounts payable function including reviewing, coding, and processing payments  Perform account receivable functions including invoicing, collections, and revenue recognition  Perform payroll functions using Payworks in an accurate and timely manner  Prepare financial reports through collection, analysis, and summarization of data  Interpret and apply accounting policies, rules, and regulations to all work in order to ensure compliance with applicable standards
Qualifications  Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field  3-5 years relevant experience working in accounting and bookkeeping in charitable organization  Thorough knowledge and understanding of GAAP  Strong verbal and written communication skills  Proficient skills in QuickBooks online and Microsoft Excel  Experience with accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger
 Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation affecting charities
 High degree of accuracy and attention to detail


Personal characteristics:

● Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices and ensure own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the philosophy and values of PIRS
● Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.
● Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
● Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
● Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization
● Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
● Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
● Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.

We thank everyone for their interest. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.
With respect, diversity, and collaboration at the core of PIRS, we are an organization that knows the value of talented people. A career with us is an opportunity to be part of a team that is focused on supporting and creating inclusive environments and developing skills in those we serve. You can expect a competitive salary, flexibility and challenging work. We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from First Nations peoples, women, LGBTQ-identified people, people of colour, and people with disabilities.

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