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Job Posting: Accounting & Administration (Business Manager)

Who we are

Maplewood Seniors Care Society is focused on contributing to the dignity and care of seniors within our Fraser Valley Community. Working with a board of directors and community partners, our managers, staff, and volunteers deliver kindness and respect to each of the lives we touch. This requires individuals who aren’t just looking for a job, it requires people who want to make a positive impact in the lives of others. We’re not dependent on donations so we offer a secure, full-time employment opportunity with a competitive base salary and full benefits based on Fraser Health Authority guidelines.

What you would be doing

Reporting to the Director, Finance & Operations, you will manage administrative staff and perform the majority of accounting functions, including the preparation of financial statements and statistical reports. The Business Manager is able to work independently, exercise personal judgement and initiative in managing financial and administrative matters as they pertain to daily operations, and allows you to use judgement and take initiative when making decisions. In your work with the Director, you will participate in overall financial and operational planning, and the implementation of these plans.

Your key duties and functions:

  • Financial Accounting
    • Responsible for processes, controls, and accuracy of accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, bank reconciliation and general ledger accounting.
    • Ensures administration, accounting policies and procedures are up to date and compliant with CRA and other regulatory bodies
    • Provides assistance to other departments as related to budget planning and financial accountability
    • Develops, implements, and monitors effective financial controls as required by Canadian Accounting standards, auditors and government agencies
  • Financial Management
    • Prepares monthly, quarterly, year-end reconciliations and financial statements
    • Compiles and reports key indicators and trends for MSCS senior leadership
    • Prepares and submits third party reporting requirements
    • Assist in preparation of annual budgets
  • Administration & Human Resources
    • Manages and oversees daily operations of administration and accounting staff
    • Recruits, supervises and evaluates administration and accounting staff.

Who we are seeking

You should be a professional with demonstrated proficiency in performing a mid-level management role. You should be used to supporting senior level executives in a manner that helps them to focus on overall operations, organizational priorities, and high-level interactions versus worrying about the details. You have a “numbers mindset”, tend to focus on the details, require minimal supervision, can identify what needs to get done and get it done with minimal direction, have a mature attitude towards interactions and issues, and tend to like doing more rather than less in the performance of your job. You also have a progressive and people oriented approach to managing and engaging your people.

  • Completion or near completion of a recognized professional accounting designation. Record of ongoing development of professional and technical knowledge.
  • 3+ years supervisory experience. Previous experience working with health care or non-profit (Society) settings preferred.
  • Working knowledge of computerized and accounting systems, demonstrated skills in data management and reporting, and advanced level of proficiency working with MS Office applications.
  • Strong proficiency in the oversight of employees completing administrative and accounting work, organization of duties, data management and reporting, and understanding/following regulatory requirements. Understands the application of discretion with confidential matters.
  • Must have excellent English both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated skills in developing open and caring relationships with staff, residents, families, and the public in a values-based organization.

If you are interested in applying for this position, we invite you to forward your resume to: careers@maplewood.bc.ca by April 15, 2018.

We do thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Maplewood House and MSA Manor are care homes in Abbotsford operated by Maplewood Seniors Care Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in supporting individuals with chronic illness. There are 112 people who live in these two complex care homes. There is also an Adult Day Program serving an average of 65 clients per week and support for caregivers.