Skills for Change Junior Accountant/Accounting Analyst (Contract) Contract in Toronto, ON

Skills for Change

Branch Toronto ON CA

Junior Accountant/Accounting Analyst (Contract)
Toronto, ON

Process of payment against invoices – verify the invoice as to its approval, accuracy of the amount, analyze the proper GL and department coding to be used for…

Position: Junior Accountant/Accounting Analyst (Contract)

With 34 years of operations, Skills for Change is a highly respected charity with a province wide reputation for pioneering programs that respond to shifting immigration and workplace trends, and lead to employment. We offer a range of accelerated programs including mentoring, employment, settlement, language training, together with specialized programs for trades, women, and youth. We have a budget of approximately $6 million, 7 locations across the GTA and Hamilton with over 70 full-time and part-time staff and serve 14,000 clients annually.

Reports to: Manager – Accounting & Financial Reporting

Accounts Payable: Process of payment against invoices – verify the invoice as to its approval, accuracy of the amount, analyze the proper GL and department coding to be used for accounting;

process the cheque, record in the cheque register and dispatch the same to payees;

Ensure unprocessed vendor invoices are properly accrued at month-end;

Banking- deposit the receipt of cash/cheques on the same day and record in the receipt register with the corresponding GL codes

Input in batches of ACCPAC Accounting Software;

Operate the Interac machine (Visa, Mastercard, Amex and Debit Card) as the need arises and process the batches weekly.

Process payroll through ADP [email protected] software;

Distribute the pay slips of the staff every pay period and maintain appropriate payroll records with details in each payroll files/sheets

Perform the following at the end of the month:
o Analyze entries made in Cash Disbursement especially General Account for departmental allocation

o Prepare the Payroll claim for each program

o Reconcile the facility fees with IAT staff (Faduma) against cash received, photocopy cards fees and visa and interac transaction

Prepare the formal monthly claims for different programs and submit to the designated Project officer on due date.

Completion and submission of HST reports to Canada Revenue Agency ( CRA );

Assist in the preparation of Charity Return to Canada Revenue Agency ( CRA );

Process the monthly staff/employer RRSP contributions statements

Prepare monthly Bank Reconciliation of bank accounts of the Agency

Perform the Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliation

Do the following duties at the end of the year:
o Compare the payroll spreadsheet against staff’s T4 from ADP

o Make an analysis of the Purchase Services and issue T4A

Maintain records, filing system in proper manner to assist Auditor

Performs monthly analysis for budget vs. actual results by reviewing and investigating variances

Assist in the completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports accurately and on time

Prepare monthly recurring journal entries for financial statement preparation

Prepare monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts

Investigate discrepancies and makes recommendations for corrections

Assist in the preparation of management reports as on need basis

Assist in the preparation of annual budget of the Agency

Assist the Accounting Manager in the completion of spreadsheet for a Programs’ audit

Any other job/assignment as advised by Accounting Manager

Skills, Education and attributes

Completion of an accounting diploma or degree

Professional accounting designation (CGA/CMA/CA/CPA) or enrolment in the CPA program

Minimum 3-year experience in accounting in non-profit environment preferred

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong analytical, organizational, administrative and time management skills

Initiative, energy and persistence to complete tasks as well as excellent teamwork skills

Intermediate or advanced proficiency in Excel and ACCPAC Sage 300

Intermediate database skills

Good customer service experience

Ability to work within a team and independently

Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference

Sensitivity to, and understanding of, issues of concern to immigrants and refugees

TIME REQUIRED : A 35-hour week, Monday to Friday, with occasional evening hours

DEADLINE: April 7, 2017

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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