Accounts Receivable Clerk

Job Summary: The Accounts Receivable Clerk will assist the Operations (Finance) department by posting revenues while undertaking various special projects to help streamline the core financial operations.

Reports to: Director of Operations

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting & Finance is preferred
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in the non-profit sector will be an asset
  • Sage 50 experience would be an asset

Skills and Knowledge

  • Proficient computer and data entry skills Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Sage Accounting System
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Positive attitude & excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage and maintain competing priorities
  • Team player and willing to assist wherever needed
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • A self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to share and contribute ideas in positive manner for process improvements

 

Requirements

  • Undergo a Criminal Record Check
  • Agrees to the Society’s Code of Ethics
  • Follows Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Attends Staff development and participates in training as requested

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Posts revenues by verifying and entering transactions for deposits.
  • Posts donor payments by record cash, checks, and credit card transactions.
  • Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information
  • Resolves valid or authorized deductions by entering adjusting entries.
  • Prepares bank deposits
  • Reconciles the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted.
  • Generates financial statements and reports detailing accounts receivable status as needed
  • Provides vacation coverage support as needed
  • Works with all staff in ensuring that the proper coding is used for all financial entries
  • Assists in the preparation of Financial Reporting
  • File and organize Accounts Receivable documents and reports both electronically and physically
  • Participates as an active member of the Budget Understanding Committee
  • Performs other ad-hoc duties and projects in finance as assigned
  • Performs other related duties, as required, that do not affect the nature of the work

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Work Environment

  • Work performed generally in an office environment
  • Ability to work remotely during pandemic
  • May be required to attend off-site training on occasion
  • Ability to work 7.5 hours a day, and some flexibility for occasional evening or weekend work during peak periods such as fiscal year-end

 

Hours of Work: Part-Time regular position (7.5 hours a day; 3 days a week = 22.5 hours/week). Preferably Wednesday to Friday with some flexibility, and working remotely during the pandemic 2 days/week with 1 day/week in the office on either Thursdays or Fridays.

We offer: A comprehensive benefit package (for positions that are longer than 6 months in duration) that includes: dental, extended health care including vision care and prescription, personal time package, and employee discount at our Thrift Store.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

 

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter, quoting Accounts Receivable Clerk in the subject line, to hr@auntleahs.org. Short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest in Aunt Leah’s Independent Life Skills Society

 

What We Believe

Our Values

  • 01
    All behaviour has meaning and is the human tool for communication.
  • 02
    Success is fragile and must be tended to and supported with care.
  • 03
    An individual’s artistic/soulful centre must be expressed and appreciated.
  • 04
    Celebration is essential to a successful life.
  • 05
    Community building ensures that we all have a place to go when we need support.
  • 06
    Entrepreneurial spirit builds individuals and organizations.

Why Join Us

  • You’ll tackle unique challenges - Not two days are the same and each participant has their unique story but you have what it gets and will be given the support and resources to do the best. You’ll play a role in creating a future that otherwise wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for our team's entrepreneurial spirit and creativity.
  • Your professional development matters - Constant learning is essential and we also like to learn together. Once a month, we all get together to participate in meaningful workshops and discussions that enhance our ability to serve our participants and our community in a better way. We also invest in your individual education and training.
  • You will be part of one of the Top 10 Impact Charities in Canada - Aunt Leah's Place has been selected as a top 10 Impact Charity, by Charity Intelligence for three years in a row. We are the only one in B.C. with this designation.
  • You will feel like you are working with family - Our participants and staff frequently comment that Aunt Leah's feels like a family. We embrace individuality, diversity, and care for each other.
  • You’ll become part of a greater mission - The overrepresentation of BIPOC people in the child-welfare system in Canada is a result of years of colonial practices. We are on a mission to change the system and reduce the number of kids who enter the foster care system. Aunt Leah's uses research, data, and stories of lived experiences to understand the challenges before us. We advocate and partner with other root grass organizations to build innovative solutions, raise awareness, and drive much needed systemic changes.
  • We've got great leaders - Our leadership team rolls their sleeves up,  lead by example, openly recognize individual contributions and fully understand that we are humans with unique strengths and challenges. Their combined experience, sense of humour, and development skills, make it really easy to get up and go to work every day.

What We Offer

Besides a great workplace culture, we offer a generous benefits package (Dental and Extended Health Care), RRSP matching program, a generous vacation, and personal time package and employee discounts at our Thrift Store.

Every dollar counts

Your support helps kids in foster care and young mothers
achieve a better future.