Job Details

    Job Title : Finance Clerk
    Company Name : NEC Native Education College
    Job Type : Full Time
    Job Location : Vancouver, BC
    Post Date : 2018-11-30
    Close Date : 2018-12-12
    How To Apply: Fax or Email

    Description :









    Finance Clerk


    Finance     Office


    Vancouver, BC




    NEC Native Education College is the largest private Indigenous College in BC, working with First Nations and Indigenous organizations to deliver programs in locations throughout British Columbia.  We strive to combine academic excellence with a strong commitment to First Nations community-based education and the best practices of adult education. Our programs have Indigenous content and delivery methods.  We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. Diversity at NEC means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected, and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths.


    Position Summary:

    This position works as part of the finance team, supporting the finance department by providing financial services in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial operations. Duties include preparing, verifying, coding, and processing requisitions and invoices, inputting accounts receivable cheque deposits, and creating and maintaining expense worksheets and office files including vendor, staff and agency information, ensuring confidentiality and security. The incumbent will serve a role in the weekly cheque run process including verifying that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures. This position covers other finance duties when required including payroll and ad hoc assignments.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Grade 12 diploma plus post-secondary education with a focus in accounting; minimum of three years accounting experience (not-for-profit experience an asset); combination of related education and experience will be considered
    • Knowledge and experience with payroll processing, bookkeeping procedures (accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger) and clerical responsibilities
    • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial and payroll information
    • Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting (Adagio), intermediate to advanced spreadsheet and word processing programs, e-mail, and keyboarding at 40 wpm
    • Excellent interpersonal      skills
    • The ability      to travel and provide own transportation



    This is a full-time permanent position with a probationary period. Appointment to this position will require a formal criminal record check, the details of which may preclude an offer of employment being finalized. This position is open to all applicants. Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous applicants.


    Closing Date:               Wednesday, December 12, 2018

                Start Date:                    Monday, January 7, 2019

                Hours:                          35 hrs/wk, Monday to Friday

                Salary:                          $22.95/hr


    Application Details:

    Please submit your resume, names of three references from related work experience, and a cover letter outlining your interest and detailing how you meet the above qualifications. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. 

    Address your application to:


    G. Peters, Executive Assistant               285 East 5th Avenue                   Fax:          604.873.9152

    NEC Native Education College               Vancouver, BC V5T 1H2            E-Mail:

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