Pacific Academy | A Jr.K-12 Pentecostal Christian school in Surrey, B.C.

General Ledger Accountant

Pacific Academy is a Kindergarten to Grade 12 independent school located in Surrey, British Columbia and is a place where students receive the very best academic and spiritual education. Please visit our website (pacificacademy.net) to learn more about the school.

Our Mission Statement
Empowered by the Holy Spirit, Pacific Academy seeks to create an inspiring community of Christ-centred learners equipped to lead and serve.
We welcome applications for a General Ledger Accountant in the Finance Department at Pacific Academy. The position reports directly to the Director of Finance. We are looking for someone who is creative, efficient and able to work independently and collaboratively. We are a small, tight knit team who like to laugh and enjoy our days working together in an open office.

Qualifications:

  • Actively and personally support the Pacific Academy Statement of Faith
  • Hold an accounting degree or designation and/or have working experience
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Be able to think outside of the box and evaluate current business processes
  • Be capable or experienced in accounting systems and/or ERP implementation
  • High degree of technical competence in Excel and accounting software
  • Detail orientated
  • Be professional and discreet
  • Demonstrate strong collaborative and interpersonal skills; able to work well in teams

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of financial statements for multiple societies
  • Analyze data and create and present financial reports
  • Preparation of Annual Audit binder and working papers
  • Preparation of T3010 for multiple entities
  • Oversee the implementation of a new accounting system
  • Multiple month end working papers and reconciliations
  • Full cycle accounting entries and reports
  • Establishing systems of internal controls
  • Bank reconciliations for multiple bank accounts
  • Preparation and posting of monthly accruals and month end reconciliations
  • Reporting to Principals and staff members
  • Credit card reconciliations
  • Quarterly GST rebate submission

The successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Finance and Accounting staff.

This is a full time, full year position and includes a full benefits package.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@pacificacademy.net. All successful candidates will be required to download a Pastor Reference Form for their pastor to complete.