Charitable Non-Profit Society Accountant
Parent Support Services Society of BC
Burnaby, BC
Job Type: Part Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Financial Auditors and Accountants (1111)
NOC Job Title: Accountant
Expires in 0 days
Expires: 2019-11-25
Posted: 2019-11-19
Last Updated: 2019-11-19

Job Location(s)
Burnaby, British Columbia
Job Description

Parent Support Services Society of BC (PSS) works to protect the safety and well-being of children and promotes the health of all families by partnering with those in a parenting role and their communities to build self-help parenting support circles, advocacy, education, research, resources and operates a Kinship Care/GRG Support Line.


You will be part of a dedicated team working for a great cause. Hours are flexible.
A competitive wage will be offered


The incumbent will partner with and report to the Executive Director regarding financial strategy, planning and management of the Society. Full cycle monthly and annual accounting will be required. The role will initially be supported by a part time bookkeeper, continuance of which will be dictated by the needs of the Society in the new fiscal year.


A professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA or CGA) is required
Significant breadth of accounting experience including auditing, budgeting, financial planning and analysis including five years in a senior Finance role, preferably within a non-profit / charity environment
Advanced knowledge of Sage 50 Canada (required), including complex project and budget management, (desired)
Proficiency with MS Office suite (required), including advanced excel skills (desired)
Strong understanding of Grants and related tracking and reporting requirements (desired)
Self-motivation, dedication to quality and service
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
Detail-oriented with proactive organization and problem-solving skills
Ability to meet tight deadlines
Ability to work independently and, at times, as part of a team
Strong aptitude for learning and mastering new software packages and a commitment to continuous learning
Demonstrate a positive attitude and willingness to take on new challenges


Please email cover letter and resume to with the subject line - Accountant Extraordinaire - by Monday November 25th at 9.00AM. Applications will be reviewed as received
Please include a minimum of three referees, two of which are professional
Only short listed candidates will be contacted
Proposed interview dates will be Dec 11 + 12 (subject to change)
No site visits or phone calls please

For complete detailed job description. Please see attached.

Related Document(s)
Job Description - Account.pdf

How to Apply

Expiring: Nov 25, 2019

Contact: Carol Madsen