Job Posting 84403

Accountant
Canucks Autism Network
Work From Home - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver
closes in 3 days (Thu, 30 Jun)
full time

About Canucks Autism Network

Canucks Autism Network (CAN) is a charitable organization dedicated to providing programs for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families, while promoting acceptance and inclusion through community engagement and training initiatives across BC.

Our vision is for every individual on the autism spectrum to be understood, accepted, and supported in all community spaces.

 

Position Purpose

We are currently looking for an experienced, full-cycle accountant, preferably with non-profit experience, to manage all day-to-day accounting functions, while supporting the Accounting Manager with financial reporting, special projects, and the continuous improvement process.

This role is ideal for someone looking to take the next step in their career as they will have the opportunity to take on increasingly challenging responsibilities and will be empowered to make decisions.

You will be successful in this role and a good culture fit if you are:

  • Self-driven and approach work with passion and curiosity
  • Ready to take charge of your work, challenge the status quo, and bring about positive change
  • Extremely detail-oriented and take pride in your work
  • Composed, organized, and able to prioritize effectively when working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proactive and keen to offer solutions rather than simply presenting problems
  • Self-aware and motivated to grow professionally through mentorship, goal setting and professional development
  • A positive and easygoing team player with a sense of humor

Key Functions & Requirements:

Accounts Payable and Receivable

  • Full-cycle Accounts Payable, including invoice processing, vendor payments, reconciliation of AP ledger
  • Full-cycle Accounts Receivable, including invoicing, processing payments, reconciling AR ledger, reporting on outstanding invoices and incoming payments
  • Review and process employee expense reimbursements and monthly credit card reports, while agreeing amounts to corresponding receipts
  • Ensure proper authorization and accurate coding of AP/AR invoices and expense reports, and assist staff with invoice coding and preparing cheque requisitions
  • Maintain vendor / donor information and keep all accounting forms up to date

Month-end and year-end support

  • Draft and post General Journal entries
  • Perform bank and GL accounts reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Maintain prepaid and fixed asset schedules
  • Assist Accounting Manager with month-end and year-end activities and working papers preparation
  • Maintain organized electronic filing system
  • Assist Accounting Manager with the year-end audit by preparing working papers and compiling backup documents requested during audit fieldwork

Reporting and Revenue Reconciliation

  • Collaborate with Development Team to reconcile online and offline revenue to Raiser’s Edge
  • Prepare deferred cost reports and maintain and reconcile deferred revenue accounts
  • Prepare and file GST rebate claims
  • Prepare Gaming Account Summary and Event License Reports
  • Assist with annual budget and quarterly forecasts preparation
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports as requested by Accounting Manager

Other Tasks

  • Maintain the general accounting mailbox by responding to internal and external inquiries
  • Assist Accounting Manager with the ongoing development of accounting processes and contribute to continuous improvement process
  • Provide input during department’s goal setting process
  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned by Accounting Manager and VP of Operations

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting / Finance or related combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years of recent related experience in full-cycle accounting
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Acrobat
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, ability to manipulate large volume of data
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, experience with Sage Intacct considered an asset
  • Experience in non-for-profit sector accounting is preferred
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding time-management skills; ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Solid technical expertise and ability to master new software quickly
  • Demonstrated aptitude in dealing with sensitive and confidential information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Professional and proactive approach to work, ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills and ability to collaborate effectively with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Upbeat and positive attitude with a passion to drive and support continuous improvement process
  • Passionate about Canucks Autism Network and its mission, vision, and values

Canucks Autism Network values diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous peoples, individuals of all genders and sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, and religion. We are committed to a fair hiring process, and can provide reasonable accommodations wherever possible, including support with the application process.

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