Are you an experienced accountant looking to apply your skills in a job that gives back to the community? Sometimes a job comes along that s bigger in purpose than the skills required. If you have thought that you would like to take your accounting designation and team leadership skills and apply them in service of the vulnerable in your community, then read on. Union Gospel Mission provides life changing services to the vulnerable in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. We are looking for an experienced, designated, accounting manager, who has successfully lead an accounting team through all accounting functions. You’ll bring your desire for excellence and a positive energy to support the financial structure of a well-respected Vancouver organization and be part of bringing hope and positive change to the lives of those that are often overlooked.
You may come into contact with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems. There will be other staff nearby to assist as required.
This is a permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. For a copy of the full job description, please visit our website.
Who We Are
Demonstrating the love of Christ, UGM feeds hope and changes lives through a faith-based continuum of care. We are a proud member of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities and have earned the Best Christian Workplace award again in 2021. We provide competitive salaries, generous vacation and sick leave, an RRSP matching program, as well as the potential for educational assistance and flexible work arrangements. In addition our extensive benefits plan is fully employer-paid and includes extended dental and medical, as well as $4,500 per year in pooled para-medical expenses. A focus on employee resilience, support for professional development, engagement in meaningful work, and a fun and caring environment are all part of being a member of the UGM team. If you are someone who desires to learn and grow, has a passion to serve and make a difference, and connects with others with both humility and humour, then you will be a great fit at UGM.
What You’ll Need
If you are considering employment with UGM, you must:
· be legally entitled to work in Canada
· be able to demonstrate compatibility with our Core Values
· support our Statement of Faith
· be willing to provide, as a condition of employment, a current criminal record check, with vulnerable sector search, if you are the successful candidate.
How to Apply
To submit your cover letter and résumé by July 26, 2021, visit ugm.ca/careers. If you have questions about this posting, please contact Janet Pel, Human Resources and Payroll Manager, at 604 215 5430. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.