Company Name:
The Alberta Seventh Step Society
Approximate Salary:
45000.00 Per Year
Calgary, Alberta
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Not specified
Holly Arthur

Office Administrator

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR - The Alberta Seventh Step Society

Who we are:

The Alberta Seventh Step Society is a Not-For-Profit, self-help agency working with adults involved in the Canadian Criminal Justice system.

Job Summary:

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Office Administrator. This position is responsible for ensuring organization sustainability by making certain that efficient and effective controls and business and administrative practices are in place across the organization.  It includes duties related to assisting the Executive Director in the overall operations of the Alberta Seventh Step Society. 

Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of administrative and finance experience (included by not limited to preparation of monthly and yearly financial reports, payroll and benefits, processing accounts receivable and invoices, and possess a proven understanding of Human Resources and Labour legislation)
  • Administration and finance certification/post secondary or equivalent professional experience
  • Technologically savvy and familiarity with QuickBooks and all Microsoft Office products
  • Eligibility to obtain Federal security clearance is mandatory

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required for Success:

  • Achieve results with priority, be detail oriented, and possess the ability to work to meet deadlines in a timely fashion
  • Strong working knowledgeable of current financial reporting and accounting practices
  • Be technologically competent (e.g. QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, Access, etc.) 
  • Able to analyze expenditure management and recommend cost efficiency measures where appropriate
  • Able to communicate clearly with other employees, the Board of Directors, and the Executive Director
  • Possess an acceptable understanding of human resource policies and Provincial and Canada employment requirements
  • Develop an understanding of the Society’s vision and mission and work to achieve such

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly and yearly financial statements
  • Prepare payroll, and benefits in accordance with good practices of internal control and accepted accounting principles (includes controlling the development, implementation, maintenance and integrity of the accounting, management information, computer and control systems)
  • Invoicing and processing accounts receivables
  • Prepare records and documents of origin for each annual audit
  • Maintenance and recommendation of financial policies
  • Coordination of budget processes
  • File and meet the Alberta Registries and Canada Revenue Agency Charities Directorate’s requirements
  • Be a financial resource for the Board Treasurer
  • Provide support and assistance to the Executive Director

Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package after 3 months.

Closing date: January 27, 2020
Position start date: Immediate

Please forward your cover letter and resume to:
Holly Arthur, Executive Director
1820 27 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2T 1H1
Fax: (403) 228-7773
Email: [email protected]

The Alberta Seventh Step Society thanks all applicants in advance. Please note that only those considered for an interview will be contacted.