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Financial Administrator

Boyle Street Community Services

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REPORTS TO: Director of Finance

HOURLY RANGE: $20.92-$24.61/hour

HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM

JOB ID: 20-001BSCS

“Despite great challenges we believe unhealthy cycles can be broken, new opportunities created and, through healing, health restored.”

Would you like to be a part of an organization that works with some of Edmonton’s most vulnerable populations and counts on the professionalism, expertise, insight, and passion of its staff to develop programs and services for the clients they work with? Join us at Boyle Street Community Services.

“We stand with our clients, side by side, patiently and for as long as they want – a constant and consistent caring force”

Boyle Street Community Services (BSCS) is a values-driven organization that believes our clients are the experts in their own life. Your job will be to foster innovation with your team alongside our clients.  If your values are aligned with our values and beliefs listed at: https://www.boylestreet.org/mission-history, please consider joining our team.

This position comes with a comprehensive dental, health and drug benefits package, three weeks of annual vacation, and numerous professional development and training opportunities.

Job Purpose:

The Financial Administrator will be responsible for assisting with funder financial reporting, budget data input, central filing, property tax exemption renewals, lease administration, and assist Director of Finance and team with other administrative tasks.


  • Translate financial information from accounting system to funder report templates- which could be up to 25 different types of templates
  • Input of budget data into accounting system
  • Lease administration to ensure all lease are up to date, compliance of both parties responsibilities is in good standing and assist managers/landlords with admin tasks around lease renewals/negotiations
  • File agency’s funding contracts, vendor contracts, fixed assets files, insurance policies and any other pertinent docs for the agency
  • Process property tax exemption renewals and new applications
  • Other Administrative duties and projects as assigned


Education: Completion of post-secondary Diploma in Accounting and/or Business Administration

Skills, Abilities and Attitudes:

  • Great attention to detail and excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, ACCPAC A/R, A/P and G/L, Simply Accounting)
  • ADP People @ Work and Pay @ Work for cross training when needed
  • Able to communicate effectively and have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A highly developed sense of humor
  • Able to work in a stressful environment with tight deadlines


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an accounting role and non-profit/charity accounting experience will be an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Excel, Word, Outlook-intermediate level or higher)
  • Good working knowledge in Sage ERP 300
  • Excellent analytical skills to interpret contracts and leases
  • Criminal Record and Child Intervention Checks (results will be reviewed on a case by case basis)

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit at a computer to complete data entry for the majority of the time, be able to walk, stand and lift up to 25 lbs.  Must be able to work with noise and a little bit of dust.

Closing Date: January 24, 2020

Interviews will take place during the week of January 27, 2020.

Boyle Street Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of the communities we serve, and are committed to engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Boyle Street Community Services welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, differently-abled, and LGBTQ2S communities.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to: hr@careersforcommunity.ca. Please include 20-001BSCS Financial Administrator the Subject Line of the email. In the cover letter please state how you heard about this position and why you are suitable for the position.