Healthy Oceans. Healthy Communities.


  • Reports to: Executive Director
    Position Based in: Sointula or Vancouver B.C.
    Term: 3 days or 24 hours per week
    Starting Date: Immediately
    Salary: Based on qualifications and experience, health and dental benefits

    Application Deadline: July 10, 2015

    How To Apply: 

    Send your Cover Letter and Resume to:
    Living Oceans Society
    by email:
    OR by fax: 604-696-5045


    We appreciate applications from all candidates but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

    Roles and Responsibilities: 
    • Prepares and maintains all LOS financial records including accounts receivable and accounts payable
    • Administers bimonthly payroll and employee benefits and ensures all payroll reports such as T4s and Records of Employment are issued promptly
    • Prepares and maintains electronic and hard copy records of monthly balance sheets, income statements, project reports, grant reports, budget and actual expenditure reports and cash flow statements
    • Posts journal entries and reconciles accounts, prepares trial balance of books and maintains the general ledger
    • Verifies approved expense reports from staff and prepares payments and invoices for expense reimbursements
    • Prepares managers’ budgets, maintains the revenue and expense and salary tracking spreadsheets for management
    • In consultation with the Executive Director, prepares financial statements, cash flow forecasts and reports for finance meetings
    • In consultation with the Executive Director, prepares all documentation, files and records for the annual audit
    • Minimum two years bookkeeping work experience in an office setting
    • Secondary school or college diploma
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal with confidential information with discretion
    • Proficient with Excel, MS Office, Simply Accounting and Quickbooks
    • Organizational skills, highly effective time management, multi-tasking skills and the ability to meet deadlines
    • Strong accuracy and attention to detail
    • Ability to be pro-active and solution oriented, with the flexibility to work well in a team environment
    • Ability to work independently and effectively by phone and other remote media
    • Willingness to learn, multi-task and contribute to a staff team with a sense of humour