Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Admin Assistant / Bookkeeper

Moon Tide Farm

Email: info@moontidefarm.com

**** THIS POSITION IS FOR THE WOLFVILLE FARMER’S MARKET (WFM) ****

*****Please email to: manager@wolfvillefarmersmarket.ca*****

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The role of the WFM Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper will be to provide administrative and bookkeeping support our not-for-profit cooperative including: managing vendor bookings, grant reports, ordering supplies and maintaining inventory, maintaining a schedule of annual maintenance, and regulatory compliance reporting as well as bookkeeping services: receiving payments, writing checks, managing online banking, payroll, and maintaining Quickbooks online.

This is an opportunity for someone who is highly organized, excited to make a difference, comfortable in a dynamic environment, and happy to work on a team contributing to the bustle of a Saturday Market.

Having positive, clear and customer service-like communications with partners, vendors, the community, and volunteers is essential to the smooth operation of all aspects of the  Market.

We offer the same respect to our employees, working to ensure they have a great work experience, gaining the skills needed to get closer to their own aspirations.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Bookkeeping
General Accounts Receivable and Payable
Processing/tracking invoices and expenses
Ongoing Cash Flow Analysis and Reporting
Proficient in online Quickbooks and relevant training in basic business accounting
Payroll
Managing our Merchant Account and POS System for our online and market store
Managing Vendor payments through online banking for our online and market store

Administration
Schedule Annual Building Maintenance and Annual Permits
Completing forms for government grants
Vendor Bookings using vendor management software
Office Management
Inventory Management and Ordering Supplies
Rentals Management

Assistance
Work as part of team, contributing to Market Set-ups and Tear-Downs

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIRED
Must be proficient with Quickbooks Online
Must be skilled at learning software systems
Proficient in using Google Drive
Able to work in a self directed manner as well as part of a team
Able to communicate effectively
Demonstrated professionalism, dependability, and attention to detail
Demonstrated commitment to customer service
Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated planning, organizational and time management skills

POSSIBLE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
Logistics management
Learning third-party software platforms (MarketWurks and Local Food Marketplace) that integrate with quickbooks
Develop collaborative communication skills within a cooperative, team based organization

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT
Able to comfortably work in both a physically demanding and fast paced Market-Day environment as well as independently.
Able to comfortably lift up to 30 lbs (signs, boxes, picnic tables, etc) and push 200 lb booths on wheels for Saturday Markets

Number of Vacancies: 1
Wages: $16 / hour
How to Apply:

Please provide a Cover Letter which explains why you want to work with the Wolfville Farmers’ Market as their WFM Bookkeeper/Admin Assistant, as well as your Resume with References included by November 20th.

*****Please email to: manager@wolfvillefarmersmarket.ca*****

events

  1. Dairy Farmers of Nova Scotia AGM

    November 25 @ 10:00 am - November 26 @ 1:00 pm
  2. Hants County Annual Meeting

    November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Public Trust Webinar

    November 30 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
  4. Ag-Environmental Webinar: Soils

    December 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  5. Nova Scotia Young Farmers AGM

    December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

contact

7 Atlantic Central Drive
East Mountain, N.S.
B6L 2Z2

Phone – 902-893-2293
Fax – 902-893-7063
E-mailinfo@nsfa-fane.ca