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Are you passionate about finance, possess excellent organizational skills, and thrive in a collaborative setting?

Are you an experienced accounting professional in Victoria, BC, seeking a fulfilling Finance Administrator opportunity within a dynamic environment?  Look no further!  On behalf of our client the Victoria Foundation (Foundation) we are searching for a talented Finance Administrator to join their team on an 18-month maternity leave contract.  The Finance Administrator will contribute to the daily administration and operation within the Finance team, and be responsible for a variety of daily and monthly finance and accounting related tasks.

Are you passionate about finance, possess excellent organizational skills, and thrive in a collaborative setting? Are you ready to be a part of the non-profit sector, to give back and contribute to community development? If so, this could be the perfect role for you!

For more details, we encourage you to review the Job Description.

Why join Victoria Foundation?

The Victoria Foundation is an organization with a long-standing reputation for connecting people who care with causes that matter. They inspire giving, and they invest in the people, ideas and activities that strengthen our community.

When you join their socially responsible and inclusive culture you will become an active and valued member working with like-minded professionals who value relationships and are passionate about partnering with non-profits to make meaningful impact in the community.  They offer many benefits and rewards, and here is just a sampling of what else you can look forward to:

  • Competitive salary of $45,000 to $55,000 per annum, commensurate with your experience.
  • RRSP matching.
  • Employer paid Group Insurance, including medical and dental benefits.
  • Generous vacation and paid time off.
  • Support for continuing professional development.
  • Flexible remote and in working conditions.
  • Simply put, you will be challenged and enjoy personal rewards as part of your work!

Our ideal Finance Administrator brings the following:

  • A post-secondary degree/diploma or an equivalent combination of training and experience in finance/accounting is required.
  • 1-2 years of recent accounting experience required, preferably in a not-for-profit environment.
  • Knowledge of GAAP.
  • Knowledge of CRA reporting requirements & filings.
  • Financial systems experience.
  • Proficient in Office 365, including advanced excel skills.

These Skills and Abilities will help you thrive:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Self-motivated and pro-active with a high level of organizational ability and attention to detail.
  • A keen understanding and sound judgement regarding the importance of confidentiality and the privacy and protection of personal information.
  • High standards of professional behaviour, personal integrity, sound judgment, and a client service orientation are characteristics that will contribute to success in this position.

Candidates must be willing and able to exhibit:

  • A genuine commitment to the mandate and values of the Victoria Foundation.
  • High level of professionalism, confidentiality, diplomacy and tact, and ability to engage with a wide range of contacts as a representative of the Foundation.
  • Respect for listening, learning, and acting on reconciliation, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Victoria Foundation is committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive environment as an equal opportunity employer. We believe it is our unique and individual differences that make us strong; and this is also a reflection of the communities we care for and serve.

The Victoria Foundation acknowledges with respect the Lekwungen speaking people of the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations on whose traditional lands our offices are located.

How to Apply:

If this role sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to review the Job Description and to submit a resume that clearly outlines your related education, experience, skills and attributes to TallSky Consulting.

This opportunity will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants who apply; however, after initial acknowledgment, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@tallsky.ca.