Job Posting 96869

Senior Accountant
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby, BC
closes in 11 days (Wed, 11 Oct)
full time  •  TBD


($67,712.13 - $78,694.16 Annually) 


Reporting to the Assistant Comptroller, the Senior Accountant performs reconciliation and accounting duties related to BC Housing’s (BCH) investments, HousingHub-related accounts, Provincial Rental Housing Corporation (PRHC) fixed assets, long-term debts, deferred contributions, and other liability accounts. He/she/they prepares year-end audit preparations and provides guidance on daily accounting activities to other staff in the department.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or other relevant field. 
  • Considerable experience in a high-volume, computerized financial accounting environment 
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.


  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of accounting and financial administration practices 
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of the Commission’s mandate, its operating/administrative requirements, and related business processes and practices 
  • Strong analytical, investigative, conceptual thinking and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent computer skills, including an advanced level of proficiency in computer applications such as Excel 
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and work under tight deadlines with changing priorities 
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and initiative 
  • Ability to deal with clients with diplomacy and tact, and provide accounting advice to staff with non-financial backgrounds 
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail when working with financial information

Indigenous candidates are welcome to connect with an Indigenous team member in our organization to discuss the recruitment process and our workplace, please contact  to arrange a call.

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

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We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

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