Finance Assistant

Job Number: 11839

Title:  Finance Assistant

Nature: Temporary full-time (35 hours per week)

Contract Duration: February 3, 2020 to October 30, 2020 (9 months)

Number of Positions: 1

Salary: $18.00 to $24.50/hour (depending on qualifications and experience)

Location: Vancouver, BC


About the Position:

The Finance Assistant will prepare, examine and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to financial reporting and procedural standards.

Reports to: Finance Manager


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting activities including reconciliations of bank and credit card accounts, coordination and completion of annual audits, and reviewing financial reports/support as necessary
  • Process accounts payable and accounts receivable duties, including organize, track, and process invoices and cheques
  • Resolve invoice issues and monitor aged accounts receivable and assist with collection activities as necessary
  • Analyze and summarize financial reports, including income statement variances
  • Liaise with suppliers and internal stakeholders to answer routine questions and resolve issues affecting payments/receipts
  • Assist with the annual budget preparation and quarterly forecasts
  • Assist with annual external audit
  • Assist on projects and assignments and other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma/Degree in Accounting (or equivalent education/experience)
  • Minimum 3 years of full-cycle accounting experience
  • Experience in general accounting procedures
  • Proficient working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience in handling multiple projects, prioritizing and working in a fast paced team environment


Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-starter attitude with well-developed time management skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (e.g. Excel, Great Plains, YARDI, etc.).
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Ability to work under time constraints and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage work with minimal supervision


Other Requirements:

  • Clear criminal record check


How to Apply:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.

Interested candidates please apply by emailing your application by March 13, 2020 and using the following e-mail subject line “Finance Assistant”, to: [email protected]

Resume and cover letter should not be longer than 3 pages. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.