Part Time


Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation 1055 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver BC

Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation
Junior Accountant
Job Description (Part-Time)

Position Description:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Foundation Accountant is responsible for the accounting and bookkeeping tasks related to the running of the Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation.


1. Day to Day Accounting Activities:
a. Maintain general ledger accounts on a current basis
b. Enter data from daily Raiser's Edge report (Batch Commit Control Report) into the accounting system
c. Monthly bank reconciliations
d. Complete cheque requisitions along with appropriate coding for approval and signatures, and produce cheques as required
e. Attend to tax receipting processes
f. Payables and Accounts Receivables
g. Prepare GST rebate report and quarterly WCB remittances
h. Liaise with Investment Committee
i. Monitor bank accounts and assist expense projections and cash flow management
j. Maintain up to date filing on all accounting and bookkeeping activities

2. Payroll and Employee Records:
a. Prepare all bimonthly payroll information for processing by ADP, verify year end T4 information included in government remittances
b. Employee benefits administration (Group benefits and MSP)

3. Financial Analysis:
a. Prepare quarterly financial statements and investment performance report and analysis of variances
b. Review financial reports with Treasurer and Executive Director and answer related questions
c. Design and develop ad hoc analytical reports and queries required by Executive Director
d. Continuously review and improve the financial reporting format used by the Foundation together with the Treasurer and E.D

4. Audit:
a. Prepare accounting materials and worksheets for yearend audit and liaise with external auditors

5. Budget:
a. Assist the E.D preparing annual budget and provide ongoing analysis of budget variances

6. Other:
a. Attend weekly staff meeting
b. Other

Requirements & Qualifications:

 Accounting or Finance Degree or related field/experience – CPA students are welcome
 Available immediately or on short notice
 Ability to allocate 2 days per week to this position
 Highly accurate data entry
 Numbers person
 Literacy with QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel
 Attention to detail
 Experience with MSOffice, Google suite, or other office application suite
 Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred
 Experience with processing charitable donations following Canada Revenue Agency’s guidelines
 Excellent phone manner and comfortable interacting with people from all walks of life, including lay leaders and donors
 Experience with or sensitivity towards working in a confidential environment
 Ability to work independently to deadlines and to juggle multiple projects
 Ability to telework (computer, internet, phone)


This is part-time position. Hours will vary from 16-20 hours per week depending on volume of work. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Start Date:

Available to start immediately.

To Apply:

If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please forward a cover letter and resume quoting “Accountant” to Ayelet Cohen Weil, Executive Director at Please note that only qualified candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.