Job Opportunities at ASTTBC


We are a professional and diverse association based in Surrey, BC and we have a rare opportunity for an exceptional Manager, Finance who will form an integral part of our management team.


The Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) was established in 1958 and our role is to regulate the standards of training and practice of and for its members, and to protect the interests of the public.

In BC, technologists and technicians contribute $6 billion to the economy. These professionals include: engineering technologists and technicians in fields such as civil, electrical, electronic, environmental and mechanical as well as technical specialist areas such as building design, construction safety, fire protection, house inspection and onsite wastewater.  ASTTBC is one of BC’s largest self-regulating professional associations and more than 50% of ASTTBC’s members are under 45.


The Manager, Finance is responsible for the financial management of ASTTBC including oversight of day-to-day accounting; for contributing to organizational strategy discussions; for managing ASTTBC’s staff benefits program; and for managing the ASTTBC Foundation.

This is a permanent full-time position with ASTTBC, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.  The Manager, Finance will work a standard work week of Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm at the ASTTBC office in Surrey, BC.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Manager, Finance will oversee the responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Oversee and ensure integrity of financial records and reports, through appropriate policies, procedures, systems, and controls
  • Manage ASTTBC’s cash, including bank and investment accounts, under direction from the Chief Executive Officer and Treasurer; prepare regular cashflow projections
  • Manage the financial activities of government projects
  • Ensure bookkeeping processes are functioning properly
  • Liaise with Auditor
  • Manage annual budget process, working with Chief Executive Officer and department managers
  • Oversee preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reports that include monitoring of income and expenditure against budget, and commentary on significant issues
  • Liaise with ASTTBC Foundation to assist with awards budgeting, reconciliation of donor income, and report on restricted funding
  • Manage preparation of the annual financial statements and the audit, and coordinate with the auditor regarding the preparation of any CRA filings
  • Oversee the collection and payment of sales tax as required
  • Participate in research and analysis to develop ASTTBC’s business model
  • Supervise the work and performance of the Coordinator, Finance and Bursaries
  • Oversee staff payroll (implemented through an external payroll agency) and associated provincial and federal reporting requirements
  • Manage employee benefits programs, including group health insurance, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, workers’ compensation insurance, pension plan, and flexible spending accounts
  • Ensure appropriate general liability, property, and Directors and Officers insurance coverage
  • Oversees acquisition and maintenance of office equipment including the photocopier, fax machine, mail machine, and telephones
  • Oversee office security, building and property maintenance, and fire safety; ensure the office facilities provide a safe working environment and maintain the security of the organization’s physical assets including office equipment, office security/alarm, building and property maintenance (janitorial, landscaping, snow removal, and other repairs), fire safety inspections
  • Interact with staff regarding invoicing
  • Assist with other administrative tasks, as needed.


The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Commerce required with minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible related experience in all aspects of accounting
  • CPA designation preferred
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of financial software applications, databases, spreadsheets and word processing required
  • Experience in not-for-profit and government grant accounting a plus
  • Knowledge of provincial legislation on Employment Standards, Occupational Health and Safety, and Human Rights
  • Strong attention to detail and outstanding communications skills
  • Highly motivated team player who thrives in a busy environment.


  • Competitive remuneration
  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • Flexible and balanced working environment
  • Working with a great group of people who are invested in the association
  • An inclusive and respectful workplace where people are appreciated.


Please send your cover letter and resume to ASTTBC Human Resources at by June 8, 2018.

ASTTBC thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.