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Job Posting: Accounting Assistant


DEPARTMENT: FINANCE
JOB TITLE: ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

We are looking to fill this important position with our Finance Team.  If you are interested in working with people, are detail-oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and have a desire to be part of a collaborative team, this position is for you. Splatsin offers a welcoming team environment and a rewarding job experience. You can expect a supportive work environment, a total compensation package that includes a competitive wage, extended health and dental benefits and a pension plan.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday (35 hours/week)

Start Date: Immediate opening                       

Deadline for Applications: Open until filled

Please send a resume, cover letter and references in any one of three ways:

ONLY THE APPLICANTS WHO ARE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.

JOB SUMMARY

The Accounting Assistant will provide support to the Director of Finance in accounting and financial activities including preparing working papers for financial statements and assisting with the annual audit. This position will also be responsible for timely and accurate entering of invoices, processing and monitoring of incoming payments in Accounts Receivable. Ability to provide backup support for Accounts Payable and Payroll. Acts in accordance with Splatsin’s Financial Management Law and Policies.

REPORTING STRUCTURE

Reports to the Director of Finance.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reconcile accounts, prepare working papers for in house financial statements and provide analysis when required
  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles and auditing standards (GAAP, GAAS)
  • Experience using Xyntax accounting program an asset
  • Prepare invoices and perform small bank reconciliation
  • Enter, store and update receivables data ensuring receivables are correctly coded and applied to the appropriate account
  • Prepare bank deposits on incoming payments
  • Monitor accounts receivable, follow up on overdue accounts and at times respond to receivables inquiries
  • Strong ability to organize, prioritize, multitask and manage time
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding financial transactions
  • Assist and provide back up support to team members as required
  • Communicates regularly with management regarding receivables, collections, and receipts
  • Communicates regularly with third parties (e.g., renters)
  • Other duties as required by the Finance Director

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • Diploma in Accounting or related field
  • At least 3 years of recent experience in accounting (with a non-profit considered an asset)
  • Data entry experience preferred
  • Experience working with First Nations peoples is valued and knowledge of the Splatsin an asset

Competencies

  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage stress/pressure
  • Proficient user of computer software (MS Office is required and excellent knowledge of Excel)
  • Sound administrative skills and excellent teamwork
  • Discretion & respect for confidentiality

CLASSIFICATION/PAY SCALE

Commensurate equivalent to education and experience

Pursuant to section 16 of the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference may be given to applicants of aboriginal ancestry.

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