Accountant, Payroll & Revenue

David Suzuki Foundation - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Company Description

Join the country’s most trusted environmental organization and become a force for good!

About the David Suzuki Foundation

Always grounded in sound evidence, the David Suzuki Foundation empowers people to take action in their communities on the environmental challenges we collectively face. Through evidence-based research, policy analysis, education and citizen empowerment, we conserve and protect the natural environment to create a sustainable Canada.

Our mission is to protect nature’s diversity and the well-being of all life, now and for the future. Our vision is that we all act every day on the understanding that we are One with Nature. #OneNature

You can learn more about us at

The David Suzuki Foundation hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equality and diversity within its community and to a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We especially welcome applications from Indigenous persons, visible minority group members, women, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

Job Description

Job Description

Position Title: Accountant, Payroll & Revenue

Terms: Permanent, full-time (4-day week)

Location: Based at our Vancouver Office

Reporting to: Our Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Salary: $55,000 -$65,000

Are you a talented payroll and revenue accountant looking for that next challenge?
Are you passionate about saving the planet and want to put your expert skills toward a good cause?
Would you like to be part of a great organization that has a strong commitment to support protecting nature’s diversity and the well-being of all life, now and for the future?

About the role:
We are currently looking for a collaborative, and communications-oriented and committed Accountant, Payroll & Revenue to join us at our DSF Vancouver Headquarters.

In this accounting role, you’ll work under the direction of our CFO to deliver exceptional payroll and revenue results.

You have excellent organizational and time management skills – and thrive as an engaged and effective team player with strong interpersonal and communications skills. You love your work.

Your Responsibilities

Your key responsibilities will be the administration of payroll and revenue functions for the David Suzuki Foundation in British Columbia and its associated offices in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

You manage and process payroll for approximately 95-100 salaried and hourly employees in BC, ON and QC. You are adept and experienced at the following:.

Provide input and administer all payroll changes, e.g. maternity leaves, parental leaves, sick leave, short term and long term disability, etc.
Coordinate payroll with external service provider and People & Culture to ensure complete and accurate processing of payrolls.
Respond to payroll inquiries from staff and external agencies.
Prepare payroll journal entries for allocation of payroll to projects and accounts in the financial system. Prepare payroll reports as required.
Provide guidance on current payroll legislation and employment standards. Manage all regulatory filings for payroll.
Manage RSP benefits program for employees.
Perform periodic audits of payroll and benefits to ensure accuracy and completeness of data.
Record revenues in the financial system.
Monthly reconciliations of all donations received in the donor management system to revenues recorded in the financial system. Manage all restricted grant agreements.
Reconcile payroll totals and ensure all deductions and health benefit plan payments are made as scheduled.Filing Record of employment (ROE) online
Reconciles, produces and distributes T4s and Quebec Relevé(s) in timely manner.
Assist with financial audits. Provide recommendations and oversee implementation of changes to comply with legislation.


Skills, Experience and Knowledge Required

You have:
3-5+ years’ payroll experience, with formal accounting education plus a knowledge of payroll legislation and employment standards nationally.
Canadian Payroll Association designation.
ADP payroll system experience.
Extensive experience using integrated financial accounting systems with an accounts payable module.
Strong knowledge and hands-on experience with not-for-profit accounting standards and practices.
Advanced excel skills and experience with accurate account reconciliations, with excellent attention to detail.

What you bring to the role:
You have a strong desire to make a difference by providing exceptional payroll and revenue accounting management to a trusted environmental organization.
Ability to manage time efficiently to focus on priorities, and emerging activities.
French language written and verbal skills are an asset.

What you get:
Being part of a team of superstars.
Generous benefit package.
4-day work week.
Amazing work culture with smart colleagues that care.

Additional Information

Application Process

Please submit your cover letter and your resume online and submit your application by going to . The position will stay open until filled. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

We recognize the importance of a diversified workforce, and we encourage women, First Nations, Inuit and Metis candidates, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.