Obair Economic Society


Dawson Creek

Job description

Obair Economic Society (OES) is seeking applicants to fill the Bookkeeper role at our Dawson Creek office!


To provide sound administration and management of daily bookkeeping consistent with policies established by the Board. Design, implement and manage financial processes to promote the Obair Economic Society (OES) culture and vision.


Ensures sound financial management and control, and consistency with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).Performs a variety of accounting and bookkeeping duties such as:

o verifying and completing employee payroll records, journals, deduction, and other payroll related documentation;

o recording, posting, and processing accounts receivable/ payable, journal and ledger entries;

o preparing various accounting summaries, spreadsheets, lists and reports; preparing agency, client, and other invoices

o reconciling bank accounts, credit cards and administering a petty or other cash fund and accounts.

o Compiling, preparing, and maintaining records, files and statistics on payroll and accounting records. Develop and prepare the annual consolidated and program budgets under the direction of the Executive Director. Advises the Executive Director of the Society’s financial status. Oversees and exercises control over the preparation of financial statements, estimates, summaries, financial analyses, reports, and accounting related processes. Analyses statements and cost control reports for expense or funding problems. Provides information and liaises with Society auditors.

Proficiency in using Quick Books.

To perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications and Experience

Post-secondary education in accounting and/or bookkeeping. Three to five years of progressively more responsible financial planning and control, administrative management, purchasing.
Experience in the community social services sector with a demonstrated and in-depth working knowledge of non-profit community-based programs and services.
Ability to foster positive working relationships.
Strong understanding of the BC Society Act, Workers Compensation Act, Employment Standards Act and the BC Human Rights Code.
Ability to function independently, and frequently under pressure, while managing multiple concurrent projects and deadlines.

At Obair Economic Society, we believe in fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace where every individual feels valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives and talents. Diversity and inclusion are not just buzzwords for us; they are fundamental pillars of our organizational culture and values. We actively seek to recruit, develop, and retain a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve and the global marketplace in which we operate. We believe that diversity sparks innovation, drives creativity, and enhances our ability to meet the needs of our customers and stakeholders. Inclusion is the active process of creating an environment where all individuals feel welcomed, supported, and encouraged to participate fully. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for advancement and growth, eliminating barriers to success, and fostering a sense of belonging for all employees.

Skills and Abillities

Hours & Schedule

20-25 hours/week

Start Date

Once Filled

Number of Vacancies


How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume.

Contact Person: Tamara Ritchie

Contact Email: tritchie@obair.ca

Contact Phone: 2502195504

Application Deadline

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