Join the “B” Team

We're a team that's motivated by our vision to strengthen the cause-based world through creating a space for entrepreneurial leaders to co-create and manage great organizations. We want to do what it takes to help good organizations be great .

 
 
 

Office Administrator

About You

You are bright, enthusiastic and have a nice balance of personal accountability, flexibility, collaboration and humour. You are a self professed organization guru with an outstanding attention to detail. Anticipating needs is a prized skill of yours. You’re ready to help with any and all little things to keep our team running at their best.

THE GIG

You’ll work directly with Benifactor’s CEO, Ben, to keep Benifactor and our companies running behind the scenes. You’ll also bring your own personality to the team to help our culture thrive.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answer slack messages, text messages, gmail, phone calls, and shouts from across the room.

  • Take ownership of the physical office’s appearance when it got to messy, turned on the Sonos, and contributed to culture with your presence.

  • Assist the CEO with his project of the month (order party supplies, research policies say).

  • Upon discovering the toilets were clogged, call the plumbers, find a mop and clean.

  • When one of our key employees brings her dog to work, give him a walk around the block.

  • Maintaining rental Google sheets, HR and how-to Google docs, to keep our process on point.

  • Assist in preparing for meetings with people like our Executive Coach.

  • Order office supplies, coffee, snacks, macarons, flowers, etc. to keep our culture kick ass.

  • Take pictures of meals expenses and send to our book keeper, forward invoices sent to us each month.

  • Light up our credit card paying contractors on-time.

  • Plan or coordinate team events and seasonal decorating to bring joy to our day to day.

  • Welcome the UPS guy, potential new hires, and random lady looking for CBC radio.

  • Read books on the Birkman and Enneagram to further psychoanalyze fellow employees.

  • Any other tasks as needed. You might as well be called Random Task (bonus: you get the reference).

MUST HAVES

You:  Don’t take no crap from nobody, Self-starter, Intuitive thinker, Detail oriented and Flexible.

Status

20-32 hours a week at $18-28/hour (ranging from “I’m new to this but this is a job I can crush” to “I’ll own this career”) with a flexible schedule. Contact us for more information.

 
 

Junior Book Keeper

About You

You’re great with numbers and highly organized. You love problem solving and making lots of intricate pieces fit together. You have an eye for details and appreciate the importance of keeping accurate records. You work well independently and have excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate has previous education or practical experience in bookkeeping and accounting.

About Us

Benifactor exists to help organizations that do good, be great. We work with and lead marketing driven organizations that are impacting people, nonprofits, and the world in a  positive way. The Benifactor leadership team offers expertise and support to each of its divisions. By managing the overall picture, we free up our teams to do their best work.

The Gig

You’ll work with Benifactor’s Finance team to ensure the timely upkeep of Benifactor’s financial records. You will assist in managing Benifactor’s day-to-day accounting and finance activities.

Major Responsibilities

  • Act with integrity, confidentiality, and accountability at all times

  • Verify, allocate, and post details of all business transactions and otherwise manage the books of parent and subsidiary accounts in journals or computer files from documents, such as sales slips, invoices, receipts, check stubs, and computer printouts

  • Regularly reconcile and balance all accounts

  • Draw up financial statements (trial balance, income statement, balance sheet)

  • Collate and analyze account data and generate financial reports

  • Calculate and prepare tax payments

  • Assist with budget preparation

  • Assist with audits

  • Maintain complete filing system to support financial records

  • Other project based work that may be assigned from time to time

The Must Haves

  • Previous education or practical experience in bookkeeping and accounting

  • General knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

  • Ability to organize complex information neatly and accurately

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills

  • Proficiency in Excel and Google Sheets (or similar)

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English

The Nice to Haves

  • Certification in accounting, finance, or business

  • Experience working with nonprofits or charities

  • Experience with Xero accounting tool

  • Understanding of online tools like Slack, Google Apps, Asana, etc.

Role Requirements:

  • Working on site at Benifactor headquarters in beautiful downtown Victoria, BC.

  • Use of own tools (computer, phone) with $50 tech credit reimbursement for each.

Status

32 Hours/Week. $15/hour increasing to $18/hour after 3 months. Contact us with your interest with a resume, cover letter, and any links, work samples, resources and attachments you like.