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Administrative Assistant for Finance

Administrative Assistant for Finance

Expiry Date: 
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 9am
Job Type: 
Surrounded By Cedar Child & Family Services
Social Services
$43,758.80- 49,357.30/Yr
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


- 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: $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.
Qualifications & Experience: 
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.
How to apply: 
- Apply Now! Visit for more information about this position, the agency and to view the full job description.
- 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

- We thank you for your interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
- Deadline to Apply: Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at 11:59pm