12606 – Finance Assistant


At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., you will be able to grow and develop alongside a diverse team of professionals and enjoy great benefits and perks. Experience what it is like to join a purpose-driven organization and make meaningful contributions to our community. Explore our amazing new opportunities.

Division/Department: Finance

Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time

Number of Position(s): 3

About the Position:

The Finance Assistant is responsible for preparing, examining, and analyzing accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports, and assuring its accuracy, completeness, and conformance to financial reporting and procedural standards.

Reports to: Finance Manager

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Performs daily accounting tasks such as monthly financial reporting, general ledger entries, accounts payables, accounts receivables, and adjustments
Prepares monthly and quarterly financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
Assists with preparing annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
Assists with the annual external audit
Assists with other related duties as assigned by the Finance Manager

Qualifications & Experience:

Diploma or Degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an accounting role in a non-profit setting
Knowledge and experience working with Great Plains
Knowledge and experience working with of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Experience of full-cycle bookkeeping
Experience in handling financial reporting in Government funded programs

Job Skills & Abilities:

Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent technical skills in MS Office and web-based applications
Ability to plan, organize, and manage work with minimal supervision
Ability to understand technical concepts and takes initiative to resolve problems
Ability to work with detail information
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment

Other Requirements:

Criminal Record Check Required

About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a multicultural social services agency and registered charity located on the unceded Coast Salish lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has been helping Canadians and newcomers to achieve their full potential on their Canadian journey since 1973. We are one of the largest social service agencies in Canada, with offices in BC, Ontario and internationally/abroad. We offer programs and services in the areas of immigration, newcomer settlement, English-language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, affordable housing and seniors care.

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., we take care of our communities and our people!

Our staff is the source of our success and we make it a priority to ensure work-life balance for our staff. We offer a range competitive and comprehensive benefit packages to ensure the well-being our staff. Subject to the type of employment, benefit packages may include:

paid time off ‘monthly wellness days’ (up to 12 days per year)
additional agency holidays (3 additional statutory holidays)
2 weeks annual vacation (starting) and up to 5 weeks (maximum)
company-funded pension (GRRSP)
extended health & dental plan
employee & family assistance programs
access to wellness programs (such as subscription to Headspace) , and more

Interested applicants please apply by 11:59PM, Thursday, November 10, 2022 at: https://successbc.bamboohr.com/careers/93

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

compensation: $24.00 – $29.00 Per Hour

employment type: full-time

job title: 12606 – Finance Assistant

non-profit organization

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