Job Posting 98357

Accounts Payable Clerk
M'akola Housing Society
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
closes in 5 days (Tue, 27 Feb)
full time  •  $23 per hour

Accounts Payable Clerk - Full Time
M’akola Housing Society – Victoria

Who We Are

M’akola Housing Society (MHS) is an Indigenous affordable housing provider committed to supporting vibrant, diverse communities in British Columbia. Our portfolio spans the entire province and involves property management, asset management, Assisted Living and providing professional consulting services to other service providers.

What We Offer

  • Competitive wages and annual reviews
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Additional paid time off between Christmas and New Years
  • Municipal Pension Plan (MPP)
  • Extended health and dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Health & Wellness Program includes $250/year
  • Professional Development Program

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Finance, the Accounts Payable Coordinator is responsible for organizing and entering accounts payable items in an efficient and accurate manner. This role requires strong organizational skills as well as the ability to prioritize tasks in a high-volume, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. This position is a hybrid role with both in-office and remote work.


  • Accounts payable data entry;
  • Review of supplier account statements;
  • Communications with suppliers as required;
  • Ensure that all proper supporting documents and authorizations are present for all invoices;
  • Support entering and posting vendor invoices into accounting software
  • Help prepare and disperse all forms of payment
  • Support in processing employee travel, mileage, and reimbursements
  • Provide assistance with year-end auditor requests
  • Support reconciliation for vendor/supplier statements
  • Learn and maintain M’akola’s preferred filing system
  • Inform Finance Manager of irregularities, issues, and concerns
  • Attend staff and department meetings;
  • Maintain tenant and staff confidentiality; and
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Bookkeeping diploma/certificate OR
  • Combined education/experience of 2 years bookkeeping / accounts payable
  • Experience in a fast-paced, high-volume, deadline-driven environment
  • Must have accounting software experience
  • Experience working in and with the Indigenous community preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of accounts payable processes
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to maintain high level of accuracy
  • Ability to maintain an orderly filing system of all documents
  • Must possess strong planning and time management skills
  • Demonstrate sound judgment as well as strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all Society financial matters with utmost importance
  • Computer literate in Office 365, proficient with Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of various accounting programs
  • Experience with Dynamics GP would be an asset


  • First Aid – Level 1, certification covered by MHS
  • WHMIS training, covered by MHS
  • Provide clear Criminal Record Check prior to hiring, costs covered by MHS;
  • Follow M’akola Housing Society policies and procedures
  • Be vaccinated against Covid-19 before start date

We accept all self-identifying Indigenous employees including status, non-status, Métis, and Inuit peoples pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code. We honour and understand Indigenous cultures and values and do our best to support our employees. Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous ancestry (please self-identify) as per Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code.

M'akola Housing Society is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier free recruitment and selection processes. If you have any questions regarding this position, applying for the position, or you require accommodation, please reach out and email us at: or 778-402-9263. We want to support all applicants during this process.


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Closing Date: Until Filled

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