Job Opportunity

The Hornby Island Educational Society (HIES) is hiring a Financial Administrator.

HIES board of directors is currently seeking a Financial Administrator to work 8-12 hours per month.

On a monthly/bimonthly basis the HIES Financial Administrator will be responsible for:

  • Producing bookkeeping spreadsheets for HIES program coordinators;
  • Processing invoices, cheque requisitions, etc.
  • Conducting bank reconciliations for each program;
  • Communicating about any discrepancies;
  • Running monthly payroll though Quickbooks Online;
  • Issuing Charitable Tax Receipts;
  • Preparing basic financial reports for the board;
  • Maintaining necessary files; and
  • Billing each HIES program for the above services, based on time required.

On a yearly basis, the HIES Financial Administrator will also be responsible for:

  • Liaising with the accountant who prepares the year-end financial report (fiscal year-end June 30th);
  • Ensuring that the board has the information it needs for the Annual General Meeting;
  • Filing the Charitable Tax Return (before December 31st);
  • Any other necessary filings and basic administrative tasks to ensure that HIES remains in good standing as a non-profit society and charitable organization.

The HIES Financial Administrator will report to HIES board President and Treasurer and will be provided with a well-appointed office in Room to Grow.

Wage: $25 – $30 /hr

Skills and Aptitudes

The HIES Financial Administrator:

  • has significant bookkeeping experience in the non-profit sector;
  • high level aptitude with Quickbooks;
  • is extremely well-organized;
  • communicates clearly;
  • can work independently: meeting deadlines and sending reminders on time, every time;
  • whole-heartedly believes in the HIES organizational mission.


Resumes accepted until September 14, 2020 at noon at:

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