Job Posting 94384

Haven Society
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Nanaimo, BC
closes in 15 days (Thu, 15 Jun)
full time  •  Hourly Wage: $28.32 to $32.51

Are you an experienced bookkeeper looking to join an organization that makes an impact in its community? This is an exciting opportunity to join the Haven Society team, a leading anti-violence organization operating from feminist principles, promoting the integrity and safety of women, children, youth and families. Haven Society supports Central Vancouver Island, working to develop a respectful and healthy community by providing a continuum of services, public education, and advocacy.


Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Finance, this position provides financial, and payroll and benefits administration support.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Codes, records, and posts source documents such as invoices and receipts to the appropriate accounts
  • Maintains and updates accounting records
  • Maintains and reconciles bank, payable and receivable, and employee benefits and pension records and accounts
  • Assists with the development of departmental budgets
  • Monitors budgets, cashflows and financial transactions to ensure budget alignment and provides recommendations to management as needed
  • Tracks capital purchases and projects and administration allocations
  • Compiles and provides a variety of reports and recommendations as needed
  • Researches and completes funding proposals and grant writing for program and organizational initiatives
  • Completes payroll transactions
  • Administration of employee benefits and pension enrolments/terminations
  • Performs other related duties as required


Who You Are

You’re a natural problem solver skilled at analyzing information and finding solutions. Your time management and organizational skills keep you on time and on task. Attention to detail is one of your strengths and your data entry skills are second to none. You have good written and verbal communication skills, and can explain financial matters clearly and simply. You understand the importance of strong interpersonal skills and are able to effectively communicate with employees and various stakeholders. You value transparency and integrity.


Your Qualifications

  • Diploma in Accounting or Bookkeeping
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in bookkeeping, including budget preparation, tracking capital expenditures and monitoring, administration allocations, payroll, benefits, and pension administration
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Experience working in a union environment would be considered an asset
  • Experience working with QuickBooks Online would be considered an asset


Job information

Job Type: Full Time/Permanent

Hourly Wage: $28.32 to $32.51

This position requires union membership.

Haven Society is a scent-safe environment; all employees and visitors are asked to refrain from using or wearing scented products at Haven Society facilities.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Nanaimo, BC V9T 3K7: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


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