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YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island: Accounting Assistant

Employment Type:
Posted Date:
April 19, 2024
Closing Date:
May 4, 2024
How to Apply:
Job Descripton:

Position: Permanent Part-Time
Placement: May 2024
Salary: $22.00 – $25.00/hr (Commensurate with experience and qualifications)
Hours: 21 hours per week
Location: Langford B.C. – this role is ‘in person’ at the offices above the Westhills Y

Nature and Scope:
The YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island is a dynamic charitable organization with a vision for
Healthy People Building Strong Communities. With over 145 years of history serving Victoria and
the surrounding communities, the Vancouver Island Y is a member Association of both YMCA
Canada and YWCA Canada. We are searching for an energetic and value-driven individual to join
our team with a passion for supporting others and pride in administrative excellence.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the primary duties of the Accounting Assistant include
assisting with the processing of day-to-day accounting activities. This is a challenging and
progressive work environment which will provide interesting and satisfying employment for those
who seek to make a positive contribution through a community-based organization that delivers
a range of programs and services.

This is a Permanent Part-Time position, and the incumbent will be eligible for an attractive
benefits package after completion of the probationary period that includes an individual YMCAYWCA Fitness Membership, as well as cost-shared group benefits and pension plans.

• Assisting in the Accounting department, utilizing applications including Excel and SAGE 300 ERP
• Assisting in the timely and accurate processing of Accounts Payables, Receivables and Scheduled Payments
• Assisting with the calculation and preparation of reports and returns.
• Assisting with the reconciliation of General Ledger accounts
• Assisting with daily cash reconciliation and bank deposits
• Assisting other staff with queries and issues
• Assisting with the maintenance and improvement of logical, efficient, and professional record keeping systems
• Monitoring for consistent implementation of Association procedures and practices
• Assisting with other related duties, as assigned

• Proficient computer skills required in Excel with experience in Sage 300 ERP Accounting or similar accounting programs.
• Experience with Active-Net or similar software applications related to registration software is considered a definite asset.
• Minimum three years of related work experience
• High level of attention to detail
• Strong collaborative work ethic, ability to work on multiple projects andunder pressure with tight deadlines and minimum supervision.
• A clear Police/RCMP Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening is required.

• Commitment to Organization and Values
• Analytical Thinking
• Consistency and Standardization
• Self-Management
• Service Orientation
• Teamwork
• Problem Solving

To Apply: Interested candidates are asked to please forward their resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island
202-1314 Lakepoint Way
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5

Please note that applications will be short-listed for interviews as they are received; final deadline for applications is 12:00 noon Friday, May 3, 2024.
*Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island is an equal opportunity employer.

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