Posted: May 5th, 2020 | Department: Finance/Admin


Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, a growing organization focused on growing the cleantech industry in Western Canada, is looking for a skilled bookkeeper to support the day to day management of Foresight’s financial records.  The role will coordinate with the CEO, Office Manager, and Controller to keep track of the budgets and generate reports as needed.


  • You have HIGH attention to detail, are incredibly organized, and have the ability to execute on both small tasks and large projects

  • You have an in-depth understanding of Canadian tax and payroll requirements

  • Previous experience with processing recurring payments and experience using Xero

  • You have previous experience with office administration, bookkeeping, and financial reporting, ideally for a non-profit organization

  • Have a start-up mentality of embracing change, encouraging questions, and leading with an innovative mindset

  • Stay calm and seek creative ways to deliver solutions, finding efficiencies in every area of your role

  • You have excellent communication and time management skills

  • Proactively identify and forecast issues or opportunities and propose solutions.


  • Coordinate all financial business transactions, including expense reimbursements, accounts receivable, accounts payable, outsourced corporate tax, and payroll

  • Managing client work, preparing year-end,  and filing deadlines

  • Prepare application for business grants and tax credits, including writing funding proposals and reports, creating financial reports, and coordinating deadlines

  • Keep on top of financial administrative tasks, provide your insight and opinions, and keep detailed records for future review


  • 3+ years Bookkeeping
  • MAC OS preferred 
  • Accounting software – Xero if possible, but not necessary
  • Google G-Suite (Gmail, sheets, docs, etc)
  • Excel

Job Type:Part-time, Contract

Rate: $20.00 to $25.00 /hour

Please email cover letter and resume to Michelle Hunt at [email protected]

Foresight is a non-profit accelerator dedicated to advancing the growth and impact of cleantech ecosystems in Western Canada.  Foresight has supported over 350 SMEs in Launch, Deliver, Grow and Challenge Programs.  This has resulted in 5000+ high-paying jobs, $150+ million in company funding, and $50+ million in member company revenues.  

Apply today to join this dynamic team who are working to solve pressing environmental problems and bring transformative technologies to market.

Interested in knowing more about the cleantech ecosystem in Canada? Join our newsletter to find out about upcoming events and opportunities.

Foresight Facebook
Foresight Instagram
Foresight Twitter
Foresight LinkedIn