S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Finance Assistant Contract in Lower Mainland, BC


Branch Lower Mainland BC CA

Finance Assistant
Lower Mainland, BC

Assist on projects, assignments and other duties as assigned. Experience in handling multiple projects, prioritizing and working in a fast-paced team…

Salary Range: $29,994 to $41,514; $16.48 / hour to $22.81 / hour

Nature: Full Time (35 hours / week)

Reports to: Finance Manager

General Job Description:
The Finance Assistant will perform duties such as: processing invoices; filing, sorting and faxing documents & correspondence; answering phone calls; reviewing documents for accuracy and completeness; and working on spreadsheets.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Work closely with the Finance Manager / Finance Officer to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters

Input accounting data into the accounting system, with speed and accuracy

Accounts receivable, posting and reconciliation

Accounts payable, data entry and coding

Banking functions, preparation of and completion of deposits & bank reconciliations

General accounting functions including filing, accounts maintenance, correspondence; sort documents and post debits / credits to proper account

Prepare invoices such as checks, documents and requisitions

Compile checks, credit and debt transactions that are later entered into the appropriate accounts

Reconcile vendor statements, validate terms for payment and implement other internal quality controls

Organize, prioritize and expedite invoices to customers or internal departments before the established deadlines

Prepare internal monthly financial statements / year-end audit binders

Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and other financial information

Liaise with suppliers and internal stakeholders to answer routine questions and to resolve issues affecting payments / receipts

Provide assistance to all team members, confirming procedures and providing backup assistance when and as required

Assist on projects, assignments and other duties as assigned

Assist with end-of-year preparation and procedures

Education, Training and Experience:
Accounting Diploma / Degree (or equivalent education / experience)

Minimum 2 years of full-cycle accounting experience

Experience in general accounting procedures, such as payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable

Proficient working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Experience in handling multiple projects, prioritizing and working in a fast-paced team environment

Experience with Great Plains and / or YARDI are considered an asset

Job Skills and Abilities:
Self-starter attitude, with well-developed time management skills and commitment to meeting deadlines

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Intermediate to advanced computer skills (eg. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Simply Accounting, 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 to meet tight deadlines

Ability to plan, organize and manage work with minimal supervision and to complete number of tasks simultaneously for multiple management staff

Ability to understand technical concepts, to act independently and to take initiative required to resolve issues

Additional Information:
Three references, with at least two from previous employer, are required

Full-time position, and subject to funding availability

Criminal record check is required

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-01
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