Job Posting 89448

Program Assistant
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closing tomorrow (Thu, 1 Dec)
full time - temporary / contract

PROGRAM ASSISTANT:

($48,174.13 - $54,676.88 Annually)

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Supervisor, Portfolio Administration, the Program Assistant, Group Homes performs financial and administrative duties for the Provincial Rental Housing Corporation (PHRC) Group Homes portfolio, year-end reconciliations, mortgage administration and annual market rent reviews for the Provincial Rental Assistance Program (PRAP) Senior Program. He/She/They maintains frequent liaison with internal staff, sponsoring ministries, operators, vendors and other stakeholders.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The successful candidate will have the following:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Completion of a diploma in Business Administration, bookkeeping, or other relevant discipline.
  • Considerable work experience in financial administration.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices and techniques of program and financial administration.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting practices, budget preparation and reconciliation.
  • Sound knowledge and proficiency in relevant databases, spreadsheet and word processing software.
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, research, investigative and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong planning, organization, and time management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, with solid command of the English language
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in making decisions.
  • Ability to learn and understand the BCH Funding Program Social Policy.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under tight deadlines with changing priorities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, adjust communication. style as required to probe and assess issues.
  • Ability to work independently, and to contribute and co-operate in a team environment.
  • Keyboarding skills at 40 wpm.

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