Langley Community Music School


Until filled

Organization Description:

Langley Community Music School (LCMS) is a centre of excellence in music education. A non-profit charitable organization, the school is recognized for its comprehensive and innovative programming for students of all ages and levels. The organization is also a presenter of concerts to the community, with two concert series featuring local, national and international artists, and a 250-seat recital hall. LCMS is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019.


Job Description:

LCMS is seeking a part-time Bookkeeper to join our small and dynamic administrative team. Reporting to the Principal, the Bookkeeper is responsible for payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable, and also works with a CPA, who is responsible for month end. This position will appeal to an individual who is very detail oriented and likes to work in a friendly and fast paced environment.


  • Processing payroll for 50+ self-employed contract faculty

  • Processing payroll for administrative staff, and tracking of staff vacation and sick time

  • Full cycle AR/AP bookkeeping

  • Collecting past due accounts

  • Responding to billing/account inquiries

  • Preparing T4s and T4As

  • CRA remittance

  • Preparing bank deposits and reconciling bank statements

  • Processing donations and preparing tax receipts

  • Maintaining schedules of internally restricted funds

  • Preparing records for month end (monthly financial statements prepared by external CPA)

  • Preparing records for annual audit

  • Maintaining orderly accounting filing system


  • Minimum three years’ experience in a non-profit/charity working in a similar role

  • Certificate/diploma in accounting or bookkeeping an asset

  • Experience with Quickbooks an asset

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel and Office Suite

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, knowledge of a second language an asset

  • High attention to detail

  • Aptitude for improving systems and processes

  • Able to work independently and with others

How to Apply:

Please send your application by email to LCMS Principal Carolyn Granholm at We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.


The position is part-time (60-70% FTE), with compensation of $18-23/hr depending on experience and qualifications. The position allows for a flexible work schedule within office hours.

Contact Name: Carolyn Granholm
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 604-534-2848

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