Accounting Clerk

Accounting Clerk

Oct 25th, 2018

Christian non-profit organization, Music for Life Institute, home of the internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir® is currently seeking a Full Time Accounting / AP Clerk for our Langley, BC location. This position is part of a dedicated team that experiences the joy of working behind the scenes to help Africa’s most vulnerable children today, so they can help Africa tomorrow.

The ideal candidate maintains a high level of accuracy with great attention to detail in their work, has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, and very effective organizational and time management skills. The candidate should be a team player, be extremely motivated, responsive, resourceful and able to complete tasks independently.

Responsibilities including but limited to:

  • Complete responsibility for the Accounts Payable function, including coding, data entry, cheque production, communicating with vendors, and reporting.
  • Assist with month-end reconciliations, including intercompany and interfund reconciliations, reconciliations of credit card statements and expense reports, and other accounts as deemed necessary
  • Preparation of wire transfers and related journal entries
  • Creation and/or entry of other journal entries as required, including bank, payroll and other accounts
  • Prepare and file quarterly GST returns
  • File all Post reports and general finance paperwork
  • Verify Employee Expense forms
  • Code and enter Weekly Choir Expense forms
  • Assist with year-end audit working paper preparation
  • Data entry for transactions in QuickBooks for stand-alone subsidiary, including entering of monthly inventory levels
  • Ensure compliance to Company policies and procedures
  • Assist with special projects as needed


The incumbent must have proficient knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Minimum 2 – 3 years’ experience working with the complete Accounts Payable cycle
  • Skilled in the use of MS Word and Excel, and a working knowledge of QuickBooks
  • Knowledge of fund accounting considered a strong asset
  • Experience with Blackbaud’s Financial Edge a definite asset


The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Very effective organizational and time management skills
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Excellent keyboarding skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multi-tasking
  • Ability to perform accurate reconciliations

How to apply:  

If you are excited about this opportunity and would like to be considered for this position, please put together a cover letter explaining why you would like to join our team. Send your cover letter with your resume to


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