Bookkeeper (Full Time)








Head Office, 208 1st Avenue East, Prince Rupert, BC




Finance Department  


Hecate Strait Employment Development Society is looking for an experienced bookkeeper to provide a full range of bookkeeping and accounting duties for our various program areas, funding sources, contractors and vendors.

The role will be working in our main office in Prince Rupert. This is a full-time position (35 hours a week)

HSEDS is a non-profit organization governed by a board of directors.  We provide employment, training and settlement services in 4 locations in Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii.  This is an opportunity to be part of making a positive difference in people’s lives every day!


1)     Banking, remittance payments, subsidiary ledgers, staff and client payrolls (manual and electronic)

2)     Maintenance of records, including financial, personnel and client files

3)     Prepare and report on project budgets, cash flows and claims

4)     Preparation of year end records for audit

5)     Communicate with staff and external stakeholders on financial/bookkeeping matters

6)     Develop financial reports for the operations

7)     Provide tracking and monitoring of human resource information

8)     Participate in cross department initiatives

9)     Monitor petty cash

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

·         Minimum two years of bookkeeping or accounting experience

·         Training or certification in accounting, bookkeeping, or related field

·         Proficiency in Simply Accounting and Microsoft Office

·         Ability to multi-task and meet time sensitive deadlines

·         Current clean criminal record check

·         Must have a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.


·         Extended health benefits

·         Paid vacation, paid discretionary days off, paid sick time and your birthday off

·         Options for variable work hours

·         Opportunities for professional development

Closing Date

Dec 1, 2017

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to Shannon Bahm