Administrative Assistant for Finance

ORGANIZATION: Surrounded by Cedar Child & Family Services
JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant for Finance
JOB STATUS: Full-Time, 12 Months
DEPARTMENT: Administration
REPORTS TO: Finance Manager

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THE OPPORTUNITY

Join a team that values your contributions and allows you to grow your career while utilizing your unique skills, creativity and passion for making a meaningful difference in the lives of urban Indigenous children, youth and families. In the role as Administrative Assistant for Finance, you will have the opportunity
to:

  • Support the Finance Department with its main accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll while providing general administrative and office management duties
  • Use your excellent organizational skills to monitor record retention schedules and inventory records
  • Tap into your creativity to develop catchy job postings and assist with onboarding new employees
  • Assist with the preparation of the agency’s annual budgets and provide assistance with year-end auditor requests
  • Support the agency with other critical projects

WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO THE ROLE

  • Completion of Grade 12 and at least one bookkeeping or accounting course.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working in a finance or accounting department.
  • Experience with financial documentation management, records retention and destruction periods.
  • Experience using accounting software, specifically the Jonas System, is considered an asset.
  • Current B.C. Class 5 Driver’s license and access to a safe reliable vehicle is an asset.
  • Clear criminal records check.
  • Experience working within the Indigenous community and with Indigenous people.

WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER

  • Competitive wages, comprehensive benefits and a matched RRSP contribution plan
  • A healthy working environment rooted in Indigenous ways of knowing and being
  • Flexible work schedules and leave opportunities that promote work/life/family balance
  • Physical wellness funds to support your overall well-being
  • Professional development and learning opportunities to enhance your skills

WAGE

Wage: $43,758.80 – $49,357.30 annually, depending on experience.

Preference will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit as per Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code.

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DEADLINE TO APPLY:

Thursday June 24, 2021 at 11:59pm

HOW TO APPLY

Along with your resume, please submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in this opportunity, what specific skills and experience you will bring and how your qualifications will make you successful in this role.

Apply online, or submit your resume and cover letter by email to:

Maren Gray, Executive Assistant
Email: maren@sccfs.com

We thank you for your interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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