Job Posting 97850

Accounts Payable Officer
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby, BC
closed 10 days ago (Fri, 1 Dec)
full time  •  TBD


($55,323.90 - $63,393.31 - Annually) 


Reporting to the Senior Accounting Officer, the Accounts Payable Officer performs a variety of accounts payable functions to ensure that accounts payable processing by staff meets the performance criteria established by the finance department. He/she/they provides assistance to the Senior Accounting Officer on the following major tasks: processing grants in lieu of property taxes and utility charges for property owned by Provincial Rental Housing Corporation (PRHC), accounts payable procedures and operating policy updates, voucher batches post audit process, accounts payable performance reporting, travel claims audit and post audit process.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Completion of a college diploma in accounting, finance, or other relevant discipline.
  • Sound experience in a high-volume computerized financial accounting environment
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience acceptable to the employer.


  • Sound knowledge of accounting and accounts payable principles and processes
  • Sound knowledge of internal controls and business best practices related to accounts payable functions
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and finance-related systems and applications
  • Strong analytical, investigative, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills including a high degree of tact and diplomacy under stressful situations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and consistency
  • Ability to analyze data, communicate findings, make recommendations, and facilitate changes
  • Ability to provide advice, guidance, and training to team members and other staff
  • Ability to build relationships and work with internal and external clients
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while managing multiple priorities

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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At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

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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