Intermediate Accountant

Location: Head Office in Langley, BC
Employment status: Permanent full-time (40 hrs/week)
Start date: July/August 2022

About Us

Since 1983, Focus on the Family has offered help and encouragement to millions of families as they build their lives on the foundation of Jesus Christ. Consistently named one of the Best Christian Workplaces in Canada, we work hard to respond to the many real issues families face today by providing sound and practical guidance based on Christian principles. Our vision is to see every family transformed by love, vibrant in faith and enduring in hope.

We are currently recruiting for an Intermediate Accountant to join our fast-paced accounting team. The position is based out of our head office in Langley, BC. For more information about us, please visit

About the Position

Reporting to the VP of Finance, the Intermediate Accountant will be responsible for processing all accounts payable and receivable, monthly account reconciliations and will assist in the preparations of reports during the audit process. This position will also act as the payroll backup. As a member of the Finance team you will offer consultative services for all departments while ensuring organizational integrity through all internal and external financial transactions.

About You

For primary consideration you must be a well-rounded Accounting professional with the ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities with ease. You will thrive in a fast-paced, Christian, service-driven organization. You are required to bring the following to this role:

  • Second year CPA or equivalent and minimum of two to five years of practical experience in an accounting role, preferably in a customer service-driven culture, reporting to senior management. Non-profit experience would be a definite asset.
  • Personal values align with the Christian family values and faith-based work of Focus on the Family Canada. You must be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintain a courteous, Christlike attitude in dealing with people, and adhere to our Christian Foundations and Standards.
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and knowledge of Statutory accounting principles.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages. Knowledge of NetSuite will be an added advantage.
  • Must be an organized, self-motivated and conscientious individual who can work well with deadlines.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with managers and employees at all levels on a variety of issues.
  • Strong analytical and multitasking abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Tact and discretion when dealing with financial matters.
  • Ability to work independently when needed.
  • Experience working with payroll systems an asset.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
To Apply

If you’re looking for a place where you can experience a strong sense of belonging and make a positive difference to our well-established, mission-driven charity, this may be the opportunity for you. Focus on the Family Canada offers competitive compensation and benefits and a supportive, friendly, Christian work environment. To apply, fill out the form below or send your cover letter and resume to