Financial Coordinator

Organization: 
Migrant Workers Centre
Deadline: 
Sep 17 2019 - 4:00am
Hours: 

15 hours per week

Remuneration: 

$21-$25 per hour, commensurate with experience

Job Description: 

The Migrant Workers Centre (MWC) is looking for an experienced Financial Coordinator. The Financial Coordinator is a key member of the organization, providing all bookkeeping functions as well as some administrative functions. The candidate will be eager to contribute their skills in the non-profit sector to promote access to justice for vulnerable workers, and will work out of the fast-paced environment of MWC’s office in downtown Vancouver.

Skills and Qualities Required: 

Qualifications:
• Diploma in Business/Business Accounting
• Minimum 2 years relevant experience in a non-profit agency
• Experience in financial and statistical reporting and annual financial review process for the non-profit sector
• Knowledge of provincial and federal legislation applicable to the non-profit sector
• Demonstrated experience with accounting programs i.e Quick Books
• Demonstrated advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
• Ability to track, analyze data, and manage accounting information with accuracy and attention to detail
• Sound judgment, problem solving and organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Bookkeeping:
Perform all finance and accounting duties for Migrant Workers Centre, including, but not limited to:
• Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
• Ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
• Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
• Ensure that accurate and timely financial/statistical reports are prepared in accordance with funders
• Maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
• Submit all financial information, reports, and records as requested or required by law to appropriate government officials and funders
• Develop, monitor and report monthly on the organization’s annual operating budget
• Liaise with accountant on behalf of agency, and prepare documents for annual external financial review

Responsibilities:
Bookkeeping:
Perform all finance and accounting duties for Migrant Workers Centre, including, but not limited to:

• Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
• Ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
• Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
• Ensure that accurate and timely financial/statistical reports are prepared in accordance with funders
• Maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
• Submit all financial information, reports, and records as requested or required by law to appropriate government officials and funders
• Develop, monitor and report monthly on the organization’s annual operating budget
• Liaise with accountant on behalf of agency, and prepare documents for annual external financial review
• Payroll preparation, administration and prompt CRA reporting
• Prepare and make bank deposits and conduct reconciliation of bank statements
• Provide in-person financial updates to the Board of Directors at 2 meetings each year
• Provide monthly financial reports to the Executive Director
• Coordinate the administration of insurance and employee benefit plans
• Reconcile and compile data from various sources into fundraising performance reports
Administration:
• Prepare documentation for new employees ensuring compliance with the organization’s staff policies as well as with employment federal and provincial legislation
• Maintain employee leave records and prepare individual reports as requested
• Maintain employee files to required standards ensuring records are up to date and available
• Maintain office filing system
• Provide other administrative support services, as required
• Payroll preparation, administration and prompt CRA reporting
• Prepare and make bank deposits and conduct reconciliation of bank statements
• Provide in-person financial updates to the Board of Directors at 2 meetings each year
• Provide monthly financial reports to the Executive Director
• Coordinate the administration of insurance and employee benefit plans
• Reconcile and compile data from various sources into fundraising performance reports
Administration:
• Prepare documentation for new employees ensuring compliance with the organization’s staff policies as well as with employment federal and provincial legislation
• Maintain employee leave records and prepare individual reports as requested
• Maintain employee files to required standards ensuring records are up to date and available
• Maintain office filing system
• Provide other administrative support services, as required

How to Apply: 

To apply, please send cover letter and resumé by September 17th 2019 at 4:00pm to:
MWC Hiring Committee
Email: natalie [at] mwcbc [dot] ca

Additional Information: 

We strongly encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups and from former migrant workers. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter.
Please note that only those applicants who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. We encourage applicants to apply early as applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

ABOUT MWC:
MWC is a non-profit association that provides free legal assistance and education to caregivers and other migrant workers in British Columbia. MWC also works to promote fair immigration policy and improved labour standards for migrant workers through law and policy reform, and test case litigation.

Location

Vancouver, BC