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Bookkeeper – Part Time

We are looking for a part time bookkeeper with a desire to support the Centre. With the support and direction from the Centre Director and the Dharma Sara Treasurer, the Bookkeeper is responsible for the data entry and balancing of AR and AP, as well as the administration of payroll. Other tasks include reporting and tax remittances, reconciliations and working with within a team.

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Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Accounts Receivable: receive payments from program guests, Wellness Center clients, rental customers, inventory sales, etc
  • Accounts payable: record and pay invoices for all expenses of the Centre
  • Complete monthly bank and credit card reconciliation and prepare month end reports
  • Complete bi-monthly payroll and post entries
  • Work with the office team to ensure accuracy of Jai Store inventory and kitchen inventory entries
  • Prepare and submit GST & PST remittances
  • Support the leadership team with reports and working in a team to create annual budgets
  • Year end preparation for accountant
  • Maintain confidentiality by ensuring all files and information are secure, and by conducting all business in a professional, respectful manner


  • Demonstrated experience with Quickbooks Desktop
  • Proficiency in bookkeeping using the accrual accounting methodology
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Clear communication and developed interpersonal skills, with an ability to work with within a team
  • Ability to present financial information to an audience with varying degrees of financial knowledge

Working Conditions

  • An average of 20 hours/month and can vary depending on the time of year
  • Duties can be performed in a combination of on-site and off-site remotely, if required.
  • For the right candidate, a modification of on-site duties could be made to accommodate those who do not live on Salt Spring Island
  • Three month probationary period applies

To apply:

Please email us a cover letter demonstrating your interest in this position, and resume to: hr@saltspringcentre.com

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