Accounts Payable and Data Entry Clerk
The GVFB provides assistance to approximately 15,000 people monthly across Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and the North Shore. We also provide food support to more than 141 community agencies such as housing agencies, women and children’s shelters, transition homes and after school programs, which in turn provide hot meals and snacks to thousands of people each week, including people who are unhoused.
Our mission is providing healthy food to those in need. Our vision is to create healthy communities through fair and effective food systems. Currently, the GVFB receives, purchases, and distributes 8 M lbs of food each year.
This position will suit a highly motivated, detail-oriented and friendly individual to support the GVFB’s day-to-day accounts payable and data entry operations. Reporting to the Controller, this role will ensure that accounts payable transactions are entered on a timely basis and reporting requirements are fulfilled accurately and on time.
You will combine your excellent analytical skills with your knowledge of accounting principles to ensure accuracy and effectiveness in all accounting tasks and processes. You are passionate about problem-solving, are process and detail-oriented with a drive to achieve results.
Who We Are
The GVFB is a proud winner of two prestigious awards: Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2022 and BC’s Top Employers 2023!
The GVFB is a certified Living Wage Employer! This recognizes the GVFB’s commitment to paying fair wages, upholding good work standards for our employees and contributing to poverty reduction and a higher standard of living in our community.
Come and enjoy working in an inclusive, award-winning workplace!
We believe in providing employees with flexibility and the resources & tools to excel in their role. We provide an inclusive office environment with excellent Skytrain accessibility and free parking on-site.
Our competitive benefits plan includes extended healthcare and dental, 3 weeks paid vacation to start, a Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) where employees are matched up to 7% of their contributions. In addition, you also get your birthday and two personal days as additional paid days off.
Career and personal development are at the forefront of the culture here at the GVFB. After 3 months of employment, employees have access to $1,500 towards professional development, half of which can be utilized towards wellness initiatives!
Personal Attributes and Core Skills
Qualifications and Experience
Due to high volume applications, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.
Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applications will be treated in strict confidence.
A criminal record check for working with vulnerable sectors is required upon hiring.