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John Knox Christian School (JKCS), located in Burnaby & New Westminster, is a K-12 school that is experiencing rapid growth as we opened Gr 7-12 in the fall of 2018.  Our community is focused on academic excellence while being grounded in a Biblical Christian perspective.


The Financial Administrative Assistant, reporting to the Finance Director, is responsible for Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable as well as other duties to be assigned according to skills and experience. The successful candidate will possess strong data entry skills with attention to detail as well as a basic understanding of bookkeeping functions and reports.


  • Accounts receivable work of invoicing families, recording cheque and PAD payments and tracking NSF transactions
  • Accounts payable will include coding entries accurately to GL accounts, data entry of vendor bills and processing cheque payments once approved
  • Numerous opportunities to showcase data management and Excel design skills as we adapt to servicing a larger student and staff population

Other duties will be assigned as required.


  • Experience using accounting systems, preferably Netsuite.
  • 2+ years of bookkeeping experience
  • Intermediate Word & Advanced Excel skills
  • Is a committed Christian in full agreement and support with the school’s constitution and statement of faith
  • Experience with a non-profit organization an asset but not essential
  • An accounting education (degree, diploma) is also an asset


  • Highest levels of integrity and judgment
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Ability to recognize and appropriately manage confidential and sensitive information
  • A quick learner, who keeps current, and has a proven ability to assess, improve, and update operational processes
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Able to work independently and manage priorities

Salary: In line with SCSBC compensation guidelines, dependent on experience and qualifications.

Start date: Available immediately but flexible to accommodate required transition period.

Full Time Equivalent: 0.60- 1.0 FTE.  Open to discussing additional duties to fill a full time role for the right candidate.

Application:  Please send cover letter, current resume and statement of faith directly to the finance director,  Amador Astudillo, at    Only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.