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Accounting Coordinator

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Position description: 

Sawa World believes there is a way to end extreme poverty for billions of people on our planet. The solution lies in the minds, hands and hearts of those who suffer it most. We called them Sawa Leaders; unsung heroes who have themselves been among the one billion people living on one dollar a day or less. Their solutions are documented and shared by vulnerable, unemployed youth in their communities, to be replicated. (http://www.sawaworld.org)

The Accounting Coordinator in our Vancouver office will be required to assist and support the Accounting Team with administrative and accounting related tasks. They will help to keep records of financial transactions, reconcile and balance accounts, assist with the preparation of stipend transfers on a monthly basis and engage in other tasks as assigned under the guidance of the team including mailing and filing.

Are you a creative number-loving person looking to share your time with a committed group of volunteers passionate about extreme poverty reduction and local empowerment? Then don't delay, apply today!


•Bank account reconciliations
•Accounts payable (pay invoices and organize expense reports)
•Accounts receivable (make bank deposits)
•Input data into Quickbooks
•Process donation tax receipts
•Help transfer funds abroad electronically
•Reconcile fund transfers with expense receipts
•Help prepare quarterly financial statements
•Filing of documentation electronically and in the filing cabinets
•Additional administration tasks as needed


Formal bookkeeping education required
•Experience working with non-profit organizations is an asset
•Solid working knowledge of QuickBooks
•Experience with general ledgers

Role is suitable for: 
Additional Information: 

We offer a great place to... gain new skills, meet new people from different parts of the world, develop networking contacts, work with a dynamic and fun team of people, feel valued and make a difference on a global level. All while helping to eradicate extreme poverty from around the world.

Commitment to the minimum time requirement per week and impeccable reliability are critical to success in this role.

How to apply: 
Submit your resume to hr@sawaworld.org.
Contact person: 
HR Team
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause tags:
Position type:
Skilled Role:
Position start/end date:
24 Apr 2017 to 24 Apr 2018
Time Committment:
5 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Virtual
Work location:
Vancouver, BC