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Position: Bookkeeper
Location: Salt Spring Island, BC preferred / or remote

The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga is looking for a Bookkeeper for its facility in the BC Gulf Islands. We are the oldest yoga centre on the NW Coast, having been established by students of Baba Hari Dass in 1981. We are located on 70 acres of Salt Spring Island woodland and meadow. The centre hosts a program facility, a permaculture farm, an ayurvedic wellness centre, an independent school and a small residential community.

Duties include:

  • Bank, Visa, Paypal reconciliations
  • Apply vendor payments
  • Post auto payments
  • Post deposits
  • File and pay WCB (quarterly), PST (monthly), GST (annually)
  • Prepare QB file and documents for year end, liaise with external accountant through year end process
  • Review bookkeeping monthly for accuracy
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for board
  • Make deposits
  • Meet with and provide support to Treasurer, Centre Manager, Office Assistant as required
  • Prepare budget with input from treasurer
  • Attend board meetings on occasion as well as AGM
  • Process semi-monthly payroll through Payworks
  • Post petty cash transactions

Skills required:

  • commitment to the philosophy & practice of yoga with an interest in the study of classical Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali preferred
  • an understanding of Karma Yoga would be an asset
  • experience in accounting/bookkeeping a must
  • experience with preparing budgets and reports
  • excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • strong knowledge of standard financial & office procedures, & e-commerce
  • ability to manage healthy personal/ work boundaries

This is a part-time position which would be done remotely, however a local candidate is preferred. Anticipated start time would be asap. Applicants must be eligible to legally work in Canada.

Please email your resume and cover letter outlining your background and reasons for interest to October 25th, 2019.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 3 2019    ID: 54872