Accounting Coordinator

COHO Management Services Society - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Would you like to work for a non-profit company that has 30 years on their plate of
providing property management for BC’s affordable housing? COHO Management
Services Society is not only BC’s largest provider of property management services to
housing co-ops in BC, but we are also proud to be certified as a Living Wage Employer.

At COHO, we believe in co-operation among co-operatives with a clear focus on business, in a
friendly and positive environment.

We are currently growing and seeking individuals in Vancouver with a strong sense of
community. We are looking for someone who is excited to work with a group of individuals who
are making an impact at our social purpose organization. The Accounting Co-ordinatoris
responsible for the provision of accounting and financial services to COHO clients, assisting
COHO staff in the preparation of accounting data and the delivery of financial services to COHO
clients, limited administration of COHO finances, overseeing of the work of accounting
administrative assistants and other related assignments.

KNOWLEDGE

- Post-secondary diploma in accounting or equivalent work experience
- Enrollment in an accredited accounting program an asset
- Minimum of 3 years of directly related accounting, bookkeeping or budgeting experience
- Knowledge of the Co-operative Association Act of BC preferred but not required
- Knowledge of an industry recognized accounting program to process Accounts Receivable,
Accounts Payable, and general journal entries.

SKILLS

- Experienced computer user, esp. MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook
- Experience using ACCPAC for Windows is a very strong asset for this position
- Effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills
- Excellent writing, proof-reading and presentation skills

ABILITIES

- Ability to take initiative, make independent judgement/decisions
- Customer service oriented with the ability to create a positive impression of the department
- Ability to communicate well with a variety of people including excellent written and
interpersonal skills necessary for achieving goals and resolving conflicts
- Personable and courteous in working relationships with colleagues and clients
- Must be analytical, well-organized, and have the ability to switch tasks quickly

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS

1. Ability to attend occasional evening events both in the mainland and on Vancouver Island
2. Ability to meet intensive and changing deadlines
3. Ability to interact with board members and staff from external accounting agencies

Hours: 35 hours per week

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Accounting: 3 years (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)