Bookkeeper Job at Emanu-El

Our wonderful Corinne Hardin is retiring and Emanu-El is hiring a new bookkeeper. If you would like to apply please email your application to The job description follows:

Bookkeeper Position 30 hrs/week (Tuesday-Friday) Start date: 3 May 2022

 Reporting to directly to the Treasurer of the Board of Congregation Emanu-El:

  • Highly organized and detail-focused with track record of accurately and efficiently supporting overall accounting activities.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both written and verbal
  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles, payroll, general ledger, invoicing, and regulatory compliance guidelines for CRA.
  • Expertise in managing integrated multi-system financial data, eg. bank reconciliation, database transfer of income and reconciliation to QB. 
  • Expertise in analyzing and preparing monthly financial statements – Profit and Loss statements and Balance Sheet for the monthly Board meeting.
  • Excellent technology skills; proficient with MS Excel and Word, database management and knowledge of QuickBooks an asset,
  • Preparation of budget Excel workbooks for managers, assist with budget procedures when required
  • Proven ability to identify and implement improvements to streamline processes and increase efficiency and productivity
  • Congregation Emanu-El is a CRA registered Charity.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in basic accounting or bookkeeping or combination of education/training and experience.

Please contact Susan at for inquiries about salary.


  • 3 weeks holiday per year
  • Parking near the Synagogue
  • Extra holiday days annually, as per the Jewish Calendar.
  • Board approved COLA increase per year.

If your qualifications and experience align with our needs, we want to hear from you! Please apply in confidence with a resume and cover letter to:

Summary of details

Summer Internship Opportunity

Donor Stewardship Program Assistant

The Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation seeks a part time intern (35 hours per week) to assist in the development of a program that will help maintain and build relationships with our donor base.  
Candidates must be between 15 to 30 years of age and registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and returning to school full-time in September.
Responsibilities include: 

  • Learning skills related to fundraising 
  • Assisting in related office functions 
  • Updating the cataloguing of art pieces 
  • Projects to help the Director of Development and Assistant Director of Development

The ideal candidate will possess:  

  • an understanding and interest in community development 
  • strong writing and communication skills 
  • knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel 
  • ability to balance multiple tasks

To apply, please e-mail or fax your cover letter and resumé to the attention of Dvori Balshine by June 6th, 2014.
1055 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6M 1W9
604 261-5550 * Fax: 604 261-5565