Accounting Assistant

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Accounting Assistant


Part-time contract position



Reporting to Manager of Finance and Administration, the position is responsible for accounting and administrative support.


Position responsibilities

·         Perform all functions relating to the maintenance of accounts receivable, receipts of funds including bank functions and all appropriate record keeping such as bank reconciliation.

·         Maintain accounts payable and prepare checks for signature.

·         Process and prepare payroll and related documentation.

·         Consolidate Petty Cash for different programs.

·         Assist in the preparation of all pertinent documents (financial statements, balance sheets, Financial reports, etc.) that should be provided to the Treasurer and the Board members.

·         Assist in the preparation of documents as requested by the auditor on a yearly basis.

·         Provide assistance and support in accounting and administration to the Manager of Finance and Administration and his/her staff.

·         Purchase and monitor general office supplies.

·         Perform any other related duties as assigned by the Manager of Finance and Administration. 

Job Qualifications



Academic and professional requirements


·         College diploma or Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration.

·         Sound knowledge of information technology and human resource issues, systems and management.

·         Two years of experience in accounting.



·         Current knowledge of accounting and auditing standards for non-profit organizations is an asset.

·         Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and deadlines.

·         Strong critical analysis, problem solving skills.


Language requirements

·         Strong written and oral communication skills in French and good knowledge of English.


Computer competencies

·         Good knowledge of accounting software (Simply Accounting Sage 50), Windows environment, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Express and Internet Explorer.



·         Part-time contract position: 14 hours per week

·         Salary range: $23.87 per hour


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