Finance Officer

Website BC Non-Profit Housing Association

Position title: Finance Officer
Organization: British Columbia Non-Profit Housing Association
Posting Date: July 27, 2020
Closing Date: August 10, 2020
Posted for: Bachelor’s Degree
Career level: Senior (non-supervisory level)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Hours: Full-time – 37.5 hours/week
Salary range: $55,000 – $60,000 a year – Full-time, Permanent

Formed nearly 30 years ago, BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA) is the provincial umbrella organization for the non-profit housing sector comprised of over 600 members, including non-profit housing societies, businesses, partners and stakeholders. Together non-profit housing societies manage more than 65,000 units of long-term, affordable housing in over 2500+ buildings across the province. We require a full-time experienced senior accountant with experience working in multiple accounting tasks in a complex project/program-based environment. If you are looking for a role that allows you to combine your financial acumen with your passion for people in a fast-paced operating environment, this may be the role for you.

Duties and responsibilities includes but not limited to:
• Management of full AR/AP cycle
• Monitor and track credit card transactions
• Manage the semi-monthly payroll, including remittances of payroll taxes, RRSP contributions and ensures T4’s and ROE’s are prepared as required;
• Reconcile accounts and assists in the month-end close including preparation of working papers
• Prepare financial reports required by program/project managers
• Bookkeep for related entities
• Assist in preparation of audit working papers
• Prepare GST, PST, BC health tax and WCB returns
• Process the charge-backs of specific costs to projects
• Reconcile all bank accounts
• Process expense claims
• Reconcile IMIS transactions with PayPal and other bank accounts
• Reconciles intercompany transactions
• Assists in office administration tasks such as file maintenance of accounting records and covering for the office administrator during her absence
• Be willing to do other assigned tasks that may not be related to Accounting such as event coordination and or organization

Skills and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
• At least 2 years of experience in similar role
• Proven ability to perform assigned functions with diligence and attention to details
• Ability to work effectively will all levels of staff and build strong internal relationships
• Good organizational skills
• Intermediate Excel skills including vlook-up, pivot tables
• Ability to meet deadlines and be a team player
• Must have financial analysis skills, intuitive, self-starter and an interest with learning/researching new technologies
• Must have excellent written and oral skills
• Must be able to work independently and easily adaptable to changing work environment and technologies
• Must have accounting work experience in BC, Canada
• Experience with QuickBooks preferred

Compensation & Working Conditions:
• Family friendly work hours
• A diverse team in a sociable, professionally rewarding work environment
• A comprehensive extended health benefits package for you and your dependents
• Salary commensurate with experience but ranges from $55,000 to $60,000
• Reports to the Director of Finance
• BCNPHA is an equal opportunity employer that considers organizational diversity in all of our hiring

Job type and location:
• Full-time, Permanent
• We are located in Vancouver but temporarily working remotely due to COVID-19

Application procedures:
Please send resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Finance Officer – LASTNAME”. Application deadline is August 10, 2020. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for a test and interview will be contacted.

Closing Date: August 10, 2020

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