Senior Accountant

Abbotsford, BC, Canada Req #238
Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Title:               Senior Accountant
Ministry:         Finance
Location:        Abbotsford, BC
Reports to:     Finance Controller
Position type: Full-time, salaried (40 hours/week) 

Ministry Overview

The Finance team provides expert financial advice and services in all accounting and financial matters to the organization. We celebrate excellence as we support over 11 ministries and other operations departments within P2C. The finance team ensures that proper accountability, financial integrity, resources optimization, internal controls and compliance have been achieved all the time across the organization.

Power to Change’s mission is to help people know Jesus and experience His power to change the world. Do you want to be part of that mission? 
Position Overview
Reporting to the Financial Controller, this position is responsible for ensuring accurate recording and completeness of financial information into the Financial reporting system, financial analysis, assisting in the development and execution of procedures and internal control policies to ensure accurate and timely financial statements periodically.

About the Role
This role will be accountable to achieve the following outcomes:
    •    Financial reporting, analysis and internal control functions
    •    Posting of daily bank transactions into the ERP and monthly GL reconciliations
    •    Review and posting of irregular bank transactions and PAD payments
    •    Posting and reconciling all the E-commerce payment platforms with the bank accounts
    •    Processing, reviewing  and posting of staff and ministry daily internal transfers
    •    Accurate and complete ledgers are reconciled monthly and quarterly
    •    Supervise the Accounts Payable accounting and weekly payment run is done timely and accurately
    •    Acts as a back-up for the accounts payable staff
    •    Month-end and year-end closing reports are completed
    •    Year-end closing and preparation of schedules requested on PBC by the External Auditors
    •    Accurate financial status information reports are generated for the Ministries
    •    Other support duties as assigned

About You
    •    You have a deep, growing, intimate relationship with Jesus Christ
    •    You have a genuine desire to see people’s lives transformed by Jesus
    •    You possess a positive attitude to work and learning 
    •    You have excellent written and verbal communication skills 
    •    You are proficient in Google Suite or equivalent 
    •    You are personally organized, good steward of time 
    •    You have used Accounting software with accounting data entry experience 
    •    You are intellectually curious, exhibited strong skills in problem-solving, comfortable in asking questions, investigating, research

Education and Experience
    •    Minimum 5 years of accounting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience 
    •    Completion of undergraduate degree majoring in Accounting or working towards an Accounting designation 
    •    Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP or similar program considered an asset
    •    Advance to intermediate skills with Google spreadsheet and Excel

What We Offer Our Staff:
    •    Employer-paid extended health and dental benefits 
    •    Health Care Spending Account  
    •    Group RRSP contribution options with up to 3.5% matching after 1 year of employment
    •    Access to our Employment Assistant Program (EAP) 
    •    Paid vacation
    •    Free registration for FamilyLife Weekend Getaway
    •    Extra vacation week from Christmas to New Year
    •    Weekly Chapel services
    •    Semi-annual Day of Prayer participation
    •    Discounts at our Resource Centre

We thank all applicants for their interest in Power to Change; however, only candidates who closely match the requirements will be contacted directly.  Power to Change requires that all staff have a pre-existing belief and demonstration of lifestyle as outlined in the P2C Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith and abide by the biblical principles outlined in these documents.

Candidates who are selected may be required to complete a background check.

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The mission of Power to Change is to further the movements of Christian evangelism and discipleship. All Power to Change staff members and volunteers work collectively to further this overall religious mission. The successful candidate for this position must have a pre-existing belief and demonstration of lifestyle as outlined in the Power to Change Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith. The successful candidate must agree to, sign and, in all good conscience abide by the biblical principles outlined by these documents. It is a prerequisite of employment at Power to Change that any and all staff members and volunteers sign and abide by these documents throughout their course of involvement at Power to Change. For a copy of the Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith, please contact Human Resources.

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  • Abbotsford, BC, Canada