Bookkeeper - Part Time

Circle Craft Cooperative - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Organization Description:

Circle Craft is a unique BC Artist Co-operative dedicated to providing opportunities for craftspeople to connect with the community. Formed in 1972, Circle Craft has grown to become a major force in the marketing and promotion of quality craft utilizing a "direct from the artist" approach. Built on a reputation for integrity and quality, both our annual Christmas market and the gallery on Granville Island are Vancouver traditions for locals and visitors alike and encompass a wide variety of media and design styles. Circle Craft is self sustaining and is supported by commission on sales and participation fees. Our 1994 mission statement reflects the aims of our founding members: "to promote the development, recognition and success of members and their work". We are proud of our achievement in fulfilling our mission: Circle Craft is one of the most successful organizations of its kind in North America.


Job Description:

Circle Craft Co-operative is presently inviting applications for Bookkeeper. Reporting to the Board President and Co-op Manager, the Bookkeeper is responsible for maintaining the financial records of a company by accurately recording the day to day financial transactions of the company. This role requires deft balancing of priorities. We are looking for an individual with a high level of knowledge in current bookkeeping practices, keen attention to detail, and great communication and problem-solving skills. In addition, a heartfelt interest in the Canadian cultural landscape would be an asset. This is a part time position requiring approximately 15 hours per week (currently Tuesday/Thursday, but days can be flexible).


Reconciling daily and monthly sales reports and accounts

Recording and ensuring payment of all bills and invoices

Creating and issuing invoices when needed, including follow-up on accounts receivable

Monitoring cash balances and arranging transfers as needed

Processing and reconciling mid-month advances and monthly payroll (collecting timesheets for all employees, running payroll, calculating stat pay for employees, making CRA remittances, tracking vacation pay, managing expense reimbursements, filing and disbursement of T4s, filing and disbursement of ROE’s for terminated employees, health benefits deductions, etc.)

Processing monthly commissions for member artist sales

Track, file and pay PST monthly

Track GST monthly, remit installments, and pay annually

Provide monthly reporting and other requests for information to the Board of Directors

Assist with annual budget preparation

Preparing documents for and assisting with yearly audits


Knowledge of bookkeeping practices and generally accepted accounting principles and procedures

Proficient in Quickbooks Desktop & Ceridian

Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements

Knowledge of data management and financial data analysis

Bookkeeping certification, an associate degree in accounting, finance or business is an asset

Maintaining paperless office and document storage

Sound computer skills, including all Microsoft Office programs.

Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Effective time management and organizational skills.

Mature judgement and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work under pressure

Application deadline: 2020-08-14

Job Types: Part-time, Contract, Permanent

Salary: $35.00 per hour


  • Day shift


  • bookkeeping: 1 year (Preferred)
  • QuickBooks: 1 year (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No