Job Posting 99314

Accounting Coordinator
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 3 days (Sun, 25 Feb)
part time  •  $26.06 per hour

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Accounting Coordinator  


Accounting Coordinator Competition #9-24




About the Role

At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we’ve been helping people in crisis since 1928. As a non-profit, we help people develop skills and knowledge, empowering our neighbours to create positive change in their lives. Our team is made up of more than 420 staff, including expert counsellors and support workers who provide compassionate, client-centered care to youth experiencing homelessness, families and children impacted by trauma, victims of domestic violence, and other vulnerable people from an evidence-based, trauma-informed lens. We believe in building a brighter future for all British Columbians and providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for all our staff.

Working within the mission, vision, values, and person-centered philosophy of the Agency, the Accounting Coordinator supports the accounting requirements of both FSEAP and the Finance Department by playing a critical role through regular accounting tasks and special projects.  This role will be reporting to both the Director– FSEAP, as well as the Associate Director – Finance, working closely with these two divisions. It actively supports the Agency’s awareness and goals around diversity and inclusion.

About our Opportunity:


Our Valued Benefits:

  • Starting at three weeks’ vacation (pro-rated for part-time staff)
  • Three paid household leave days a year
  • Two paid Wellness Days a year
  • Paid sick days
  • Two and a half paid Agency days for full-time staff
  • Five paid days for education leave/year (pro-rated for part-time staff)
  • One paid Moving Day/year
  • Subsidized professional association annual dues (if applicable)
  • A work culture that values transparency, teamwork, learning, fairness and integrity


Health and Wellness Resources:

  • Generous health/dental benefits after three months.
  • Three flex benefit options to meet your individualized needs
  • Option of psychological/counselling services (up to $1500/year)
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Long Term Disability Plan
  • Insurance, Travel insurance, ++


Pension: Pension plan enrollment for eligible employees


Work Hours: 28 hours/week (Monday – Friday; but can be flexible).


Salary: GS8 Step 1 $26.06/ hour


Location: 1638 East Broadway with the possibility of working Hybrid


Posting End Date: Posting will remain open until filled


What you bring:

  • Perform monthly billings including creating and sending of invoices, providing account statements and collections for the FSEAP program
  • Administer accounts receivable account, including recording payments received in QuickBooks and following up on late payments
  • Manage program payables, submit invoices received for authorization and payment, and track status
  • Perform bank and other FSEAP balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare financial, program metrics, and demographic reports and support the team to ensure all monthly deadlines are met
  • Support in backup of Accounts Payable and other team members as needed and on special projects
  • Perform administrative and other duties as required


Education, Training, Experience

  • Certificate or diploma in accounting, with 2 years of recent, related experience
  • Or, an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of and experience with accounting and reporting in the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors is ideal
  • Strong computer literacy in MS Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with QuickBooks (Online); experience with Adagio is an asset
  • Strong time management skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and work under tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to embrace and foster continuous improvement in the department

Additional Requirements

  • Successful completion of criminal record check
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status will be required


How to apply:

If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website,

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.

We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the communities we so proudly serve while encompassing the principles of equity, inclusion, and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, and people of all gender expressions and sexual orientations including queer, trans, and two-spirit people. In our words and actions, we recognize the challenges for those facing inequalities, while acknowledging our privilege, as we continuously strive to remove bias and reduce barriers that individuals may experience in the hiring and job-seeking process. We invite feedback from all applicants who apply for roles with the Agency.

If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #9-24 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to your contact information to  for follow-up. **if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “Internal Candidate” in the Comments section at the bottom of the online application**

Our programs are located on the traditional, ancestral, and unseeded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw(Squamish), Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil Waututh), Qayqayt,Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwekwetlem,Semiahmoo,Matsqui,and Tsawwassen First Nations. Huy ch q’u.

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