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Intermediate Accountant

TPD's client, a small and growing not-for-profit society whose role is to connect the province’s health research expertise and resources to deliver high-priority, high-impact innovations into the health system, are looking for an Intermediate Accountant to join their growing team!


In this newly created position, the Accountant’s role is to support the breadth of financial activities
across the entire organization from journal entries to reporting. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Accountant provides full-cycle accounting, payroll and reporting support. This hands-on position is responsible for all day-to-day accounting operations of the organisation, including the accuracy of accounting records, maintenance of internal controls and ensuring that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

Location - West Broadway 

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all financial transactions are recorded timely and accurately in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles for Canadian not-for-profit organizations;
  • Prepare all month-end transactions, journal entries and reconciliations required for the preparation of accurate monthly internal financial reports;
  • Record and process accounts payable & receivable in a timely and accurate manner ensuring that expenses are within the Society’s policies and external funding agency guidelines;
  • Prepare bank deposits, online transfers, EFT/ACH payments and bill payments for approval by CFO;
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for all accounts and prepare all required journal entries;
  • Ensure sufficient funds are on hand and assist with projecting future cash flow requirements;
  • Assist CFO as necessary with coordination and preparation of the annual budgeting processes;
  • Prepare monthly internal budget variance reports for distribution to senior management;
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly financial reporting/presentations to the board and committees;
  • Prepare financial reporting to grant funding organizations;
  • Prepare year-end audit working papers in advance of audit fieldwork;
  • Prepare payroll, twice per month, for approval of CFO;
  • Prepare and file pension contributions, statutory deductions and annual T4s, T4As etc.;
  • Manage staff pension and group benefit enrolments, terminations and amendments;


Who you are? 

  • CPA designation preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in an intermediate professional accounting role with primary responsibility for full cycle accounting and payroll.
  • Not-for-profit experience is a strong asset.
  • Payroll management and processing experience.
  • Self-directed and brings a positive attitude and a can-do approach to any task.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems and strive to implement continuous improvements;
  • Advanced user of accounting software; SAGE 300 (desktop) and Crystal Reports preferred.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills


Why is this the position for you? 

  • Opportunity to make this newly create position your own!
  • Competitive Salary + excellent benefits!
  • Full time hours
  • Temp to Hire opportunity 
  • Transit accessible location


If this sounds like the role for you, apply today! interviews are taking place this week



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