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Spinal Cord Injury BC is a national leader in peer support, we excel at helping people form social connections and challenge themselves, and we take pride in developing our information resources. We’re innovative—we like to push the envelope and try new things. And we tell powerful stories through our magazine, videos, and donor communications about how our members adapt, adjust and thrive after an injury.

All of our staff come from various backgrounds and areas of expertise but we all share one thing: a passion for people. We challenge, support, and inspire one another. We are invested in each other’s personal and professional development and foster a flexible, fun, and dedicated office culture.

We are growing our team of high-performing, innovative people with a passion for positive change. If that sounds like you, read on!

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Finance Coordinator

In recruiting for the role of Finance Coordinator, we are looking for someone who can manage multiple priorities and deadlines, is comfortable working both independently and in cooperation with others, and who will be a key contributor to the successful operation of our accounting services and general operations.

This is a 1 FTE (37.5 hours per week) position that reports to the Manager of Finance. As our Finance Coordinator, you will be responsible for:

  • Performing the day-to-day accounting processes, including accounts payable and receivable, reconciliations, and donor deposit processing; for our Association, our Foundation and a Partner Organization
  • Ensuring month-end accounting procedures, including processing of expenses, journal entries, credit card and account reconciliations
  • Responding to accounting inquiries from internal and external stakeholders regarding billing and accounts receivable
  • Assisting with financial reporting to support the managerial team and other departments as required
  • Assisting in developing policies and procedures.

In addition to being a team player, quick learner, and an analytical thinker the successful candidate will have the Following Attributes:

  • 2 years of accounting processes & procedures experience; including accounts payable and receivables, preferably in a non-profit setting
  • Post-secondary undergraduate degree in accounting or business
  • Preferably enrolled or working towards enrollment in the CPA program
  • Working knowledge of accounting software (QuickBooks would be an asset)
  • Knowledge of donation receipting procedures and donor databases (Donor Perfect preferably)
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office/Office 365, notably Excel
  • Willingness to learn and grow

Working in an office environment on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, specifically, the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), you are committed to delivering work of high quality and respect the values and culture of our non-profit organization.

To Apply…

If you’re interested in applying to the Finance Coordinator position, please submit your resume and cover letter including why you believe this is a good role for you, (no later than November 22) by email to hr@sci-bc.ca  or mail to Human Resources at 780 S.W. Marine Drive, Vancouver V6P 5Y7.

This position will remain open until November 22, 2021 or until the position is filled.

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What have past interns and summer students said about SCI BC?

“My time working with SCI BC was filled with many incredible opportunities. I was ecstatic when the opportunity arose to collaborate with individuals who were passionate about spreading information and awareness regarding spinal cord injury and other related disabilities. I highly recommend volunteering or seeking information through the SCI BC team, as I have left with an abundance of new knowledge, new outlooks, as well as new friends.” – Christina

“My first co-op role was for Spinal Cord Injury BC which is a provincial non-profit. That was a job where I felt like I did not go to work, I went there and enjoyed what I did so much every day, that there was no way I could label it as a job. It was just a great time and you helped out so many people. I got to be creative and plan events but then also have more technical components of managing a budget. I definitely see myself going back to a nonprofit role, long term.” Gazal

“Working at a non-profit organization gave me the opportunity to use my knowledge and skills in a meaningful way. The community at SCI BC is welcoming, friendly, encouraging, and inclusive. The organization trusted me to manage and complete a variety of important tasks from day one. I was given the freedom to execute many different jobs, and I was able to see events through inception to completion which I found very rewarding. The skills I learned and the connections I made at SCI BC are invaluable. I would recommend this internship to anyone who is interested in working in an energetic and innovative environment.” –Gill

 “[Working at SCI BC] was a tremendous opportunity as a student to gain hands-on experience from such a unique and encouraging group of individuals every single day.” –Michelle 

Spinal Cord Injury BC strives to ensure equal employment opportunities to all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis. Spinal Cord Injury BC complies with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in the performance of Canadian Labour Codes and the BC Employment Standards.

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