Job Opening: Accounting /Administrative Assistant

Job Opening: Accounting /Administrative Assistant
  1. Work Place: Consulate General of Japan, 900-1177 W Hastings St., Vancouver
  2. Working hours: 9:00 to 17:00 (with a one-hour break), Monday to Friday (except statutory holidays)
  3. Benefits: dental insurance, CPP, paid leave
  4. Salary: to be determined depending on experience
  5. Application deadline: August 20, 2019
  6. To apply: e-mail resume (in English and Japanese) with a cover letter, proof of citizenship/PR card to the Consulate’s General Affairs Section E-mail:
1. Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Act as a liaison to outside vendors, communicating, coordinating and negotiating on maintenance of property
  2. Assist in conducting research, procurement, progress management and preparing reports on maintenance issues
  3. Assist in bookkeeping, accounting and making payments
  4. General administrative duties
  5. Handling phone calls (both in English and Japanese)
  6. Handling incoming/outgoing mail and preparing shipments
2. Contract Period

Two-year contract commencing in mid-September with serving a probation period of three months. Upon satisfactory completion of duties during the probation period, the person will be accepted as a regular employee. Contract will be renewable if both parties agree.

3. Qualifications and Requirements
  1. High level of proficiency in English and Japanese (writing, reading and verbal)
  2. Experience in using various software including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  3. Must have a valid I.D. with your photo.
  4. Possess Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status in Canada
  5. Be able to provide security clearance certificate
4.We thank all applicants for their interest. We will contact only those candidates selected for a possible interview.