Elizabeth Fry Society of GV – Lower Mainland, BC
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver is currently recruiting for a permanent full time Accounting Assistant. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Accounting Assistant will be responsible for performing a variety of accounting and bookkeeping functions, including but not limited to:
processing accounts payable (A/P) invoices and related documentation
following up to resolve discrepancies with suppliers
verifying balances and reconciling bank accounts; discussing and resolving account discrepancies with bank staff
processing accounts receivable (A/R) information and producing/distributing billings
posting receipts, payables and receivables to the General Ledger; following up to investigate and clear discrepancies
liaising with program supervisors and senior management
providing internal training around financial matters
may perform or participate in other accounting related functions such as: payroll, benefits administration, revenue and expense/financial statement preparation; preparation of submission tax, deduction and other amounts to various agencies; preparation of journal vouchers and posting of summary amounts to the General Ledger
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position
Post-secondary education in business Diploma/Certificate
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Excel and AccPac (Sage 300)
Thorough knowledge of accounts payable/receivable and general accounting practices and procedures.
Ability to process a large volume of work and maintain high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information.
Highly organized with ability to prioritize tasks to meet tight deadlines.
Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.
Problem analysis and solving skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and under pressure.
Common sense, open attitude and the ability to take on new things.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Position incudes competitive salary and full benefits after 3 months.
The Elizabeth Fry Society is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.