Accounting Coordinator

RainCity Housing is a registered charity with an annual budget of approximately $23 million and expanding. We are looking for an Accounting Coordinator to help us manage this growth.

The Accounting Coordinator is a new role at RainCity and performs duties related to managing the day-to-day operations of the accounting department, which includes:

  • being the main finance contact for RainCity staff and external parties;
  • supervising the work of the accounting staff;
  • performing accounts payable and receivable work if required;
  • performing month-end and more complex transactions and reconciliations;
  • assisting senior staff in particular with managing donations and rents accounting;
  • preparing draft monthly financial statements and multiple-funder reports;
  • leading year-end audit and activities.


Education and Experience

  • Holder of professional accounting designation CPA (CA), CPA (CGA) or CPA (CMA)
  • At least six years recent and related accounting experience
  • Experience of supervising staff and/or running a finance department
  • Tech savvy including experience of using Sage 300 and string Excel proficiency
  • Non-profit accounting experience an asset and/or other experience in a non-profit organization (in any capacity, as a volunteer or staff
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communication skills with ability to work with people with widely different levels of financial literacy
  • Able to manage busy workload, sometimes with multiple priorities and able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail with frequent interruptions
  • Able to work independently as well as in co-operation with others
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to analyze and resolve problems and to do mathematical and financial calculations
  • Solid knowledge of general accounting principles and practices in particular relating to non-profit organizations
  • Basic understanding and support of the mission and values of RainCity Housing

This is a permanent position with a comprehensive health and pension benefit package.

Starting salary range is $60,000 to $65,000.  Please apply with a cover letter and resume.  Email to with Accounting Coordinator in subject heading.  Deadline for applications is 13 February 2018.

Apply by February 13, 2018 a with cover letter and resume via email to with Accounting Coordinator in the subject heading, or fax 604 254 3703 and reference #ACCOUNTCO18-09


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