12565 - Finance Assistant

Finance · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $24.00 - $29.00 per hour

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., you will be able to grow and develop alongside a diverse team of professionals and enjoy great benefits and perks. Experience what it is like to join a purpose-driven organization and make meaningful contributions to our community. Explore our amazing new opportunities.


Division/Department: Finance

Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time

Number of Position(s): 2

About the Position:

The Finance Assistant is responsible for preparing, examining, and analyzing accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports, and assuring its accuracy, completeness, and conformance to financial reporting and procedural standards. 

Reports to: Finance Manager

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs daily accounting tasks such as monthly financial reporting, general ledger entries, accounts payables, accounts receivables, and adjustments
  • Prepares monthly and quarterly financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Assists with preparing annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Assists with the annual external audit
  • Assists with other related duties as assigned by the Finance Manager

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Diploma or Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an accounting role in a non-profit setting
  • Knowledge and experience working with Great Plains
  • Knowledge and experience working with of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience of full-cycle bookkeeping
  • Experience in handling financial reporting in Government funded programs


Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent technical skills in MS Office and web-based applications
  • Ability to plan, organize, and manage work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to understand technical concepts and takes initiative to resolve problems
  • Ability to work with detail information
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment

Other Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check Required


About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a multicultural social services agency and registered charity located on the unceded Coast Salish lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Swx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has been helping Canadians and newcomers to achieve their full potential on their Canadian journey since 1973. We are one of the largest social service agencies in Canada, with offices in BC, Ontario and internationally/abroad. We offer programs and services in the areas of immigration, newcomer settlement, English-language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, affordable housing and seniors care.

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., we take care of our communities and our people!

Our staff is the source of our success and we make it a priority to ensure work-life balance for our staff. We offer a range competitive and comprehensive benefit packages to ensure the well-being our staff. Subject to the type of employment, benefit packages may include:

  • paid time off ‘monthly wellness days’ (up to 12 days per year)
  • additional agency holidays (3 additional statutory holidays)
  • 2 weeks annual vacation (starting) and up to 5 weeks (maximum)
  • company-funded pension (GRRSP)
  • extended health & dental plan
  • employee & family assistance programs
  • access to wellness programs (such as subscription to Headspace) , and more


While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $24.00 - $29.00 per hour