Swim BC Job Opportunity

Swim BC is seeking a part-time Bookkeeper for its Victoria office. Reporting to the Executive Director, the bookkeeper role is essential to the core operations of Swim BC.  Our goal is to maintain the highest level of accountability to our membership and funding partners.  We are seeking a candidate that is self-motivated, works well in a collaborative team environment and will recognize themselves as a foundational piece of the organization’s function. Someone who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves to get the job done while assisting the team with the information they need to make effective and informed decisions.

 Specific roles include but are not limited to:

  • Managing all accounts receivables and payables;

  • Development and execution of monthly and quarterly financial reporting;

  • Conduct monthly bank reconciliation;

  • Record cash receipts and make bank deposits;

  • Maintain an orderly accounting file system;

  • Liaise with staff to ensure timely accounting for all Swim BC programs;

  • Assistance with grant applications and reporting;

  • Aid in the preparation of the annual audit;

  • Assist in preparation of the organization’s annual budget.


  • Minimum high school diploma plus completion of a bookkeeping certification program or equivalent experience.

  • Experience with Sage 50 or QuickBooks, and MS Office (particularly MS Excel).

 Expected Hours:

  • The position is 20 hours, preferably 2.5 days per week.


  • Commensurate with experience


  • Please forward your cover letter and resume to Ken Radford, Swim BC Executive Director at ken.radford@swimbc.ca

  • Application Deadline: March 29, 2019

  • Start Date: April 15, 2019 (negotiable)


Please note the following regarding interim changes to Swim BC operations:

  • Due to the resignation of the Swim BC Office Manager we have necessarily amended club services.  This temporary posture will exist until such time as several administrative restructuring steps and revisions have taken place;

  • Until further notice, registration and financial operations will be attended to on a part-time basis (2-3 times per week) and in the order received.  Timeliness in responses will be an issue, please plan accordingly.

  • Swim BC office telephones will be set to auto answer, voice mail will be reviewed daily.

  • If you feel your issue is urgent and requires immediate attention, please contact Swim BC  Executive Director Ken Radford at ken.radford@swimbc.ca

We sincerely appreciate your patience in this transitional time at Swim BC.  We are exercising this  opportunity to do some much needed administrative work that will evolve the organization towards a more serviceable, accountable and member service oriented organization.

Ken Radford

Executive Director

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