Job Posting 89251

Finance Officer
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Work From Home - From Anywhere
closes in 61 days (Tue, 31 Jan 2023)
full time  •  58000-64000

Officer, Finance

Location: Flexible across Canada, dependent on candidate

Reporting to: Manager, Finance & Systems

Job status: Permanent full-time 1.0 FTE (75 hours bi-weekly)


Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) is British Columbia’s recognized pediatric palliative care provider. For over two decades, through the many programs and services we provide, we have made a significant difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Be part of a talented and innovative team that takes pride in supporting and providing the highest quality pediatric palliative care.


HERE’S WHY IT’S SO GREAT TO WORK WITH US. Aside from being surrounded by a friendly, inclusive, dedicated team, Canuck Place offers employees up to 20 days’ vacation (pro-rated to their full-time equivalency), an 100% employer-paid benefits package, Municipal Pension Plan (MPP), a Health Spending account that provides up to $500 annually to provide additional coverage for health and wellness activities/services, informative lunch n’ learns, as well as various learning opportunities. Canuck Place Children’s Hospice also has a ‘Care For the Caregiver’ committee who provides ongoing, creative activities to connect us with one another as a reminder that it’s ‘this’ moment that really counts.



The Finance Officer will be responsible for performing a variety of accounting functions in accordance with policies and procedures. The Finance Officer will also support process improvements. You will collaborate with the Finance team providing superior service across the organization.



  • Oversee the accounts payable functions
  • Review credit card transactions and employee expense claims, ensuring adherence to policies, the accuracy of coding and completeness of supporting documentation.
  • Review journal entries prepared by the Finance, Co-coordinator
  • Prepare monthly accrual entries
  • Prepare donation and other deposit entries
  • Review bank statements and prepare all bank entries
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and investigate outstanding reconciling items
  • Prepare biweekly payroll entries
  • Prepare monthly payroll account reconciliations and month end schedules
  • Maintain prepaid expense schedule and backup
  • Maintain capital asset continuity schedule, back up for additions and prepare monthly amortization entries
  • Maintain investment schedules and prepare monthly and quarterly entries
  • Assist in the analyses to support financial reporting
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end schedules and audit file
  • Prepare all CPCH Foundation’s transactions and reconcile intercompany transactions
  • Complete administration tasks and other duties, as assigned.



  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role, degree or diploma in accounting or comparative combination of relevant education and experience
  • Payroll knowledge and experience is an asset



What you bring to the role:

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills including the ability to meet assigned objectives by adapting and modifying the sequence of work to meet changing priorities
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and build strong internal relationships
  • An established reputation for contributing to a positive work environment with professionalism and a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a collaborative team member and establish and maintain positive working relationships, both internally and externally
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Experience with Sage 300 or NetSuite, Sage APA (Beanworks), Vena, UKG-Pro, UKG-Dimensions would be an asset


You have:

  • High integrity; creativity; balance, good judgment and objectivity; high vision and conceptual capabilities; consultative, facilitate and collaborative; sense of humor.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrates flexibility that allows you to work with high energy, creative people.
  • Able to thrive and effectively manage priorities in a changing, ambiguous environment.


Note: Flexibility is necessary, as this position may require occasional weekend and evening work and travel within and outside the Lower Mainland.

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equality and diversity within its community and to a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We especially welcome applications from Indigenous persons, visible minority group members, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.



Please submit your cover letter and your resume at This posting will remain open until filled. We recognize the importance of a diversified workforce, and we encourage First Nations, Inuit and Metis candidates, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted.


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