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Financial Accountant (Closed)

Job Highlights
Toronto
Contract
$40
About the Opportunity
  • Responsible for the preparation of accurate monthly Financial Statements and timely quarterly Board package
  • Prepare journals to record bank, donations, payments and investment transactions into ERP
  • Ensure all payments have proper coding and authorization and all donations accurately recorded and donor tax receipts supplied
  • Maintain systematic records of business transactions and ensure all supporting documentation is maintained in support of internal control framework and the annual audit requirements
  • Responsible for the accounting for endowments
  • Manage payments for programs run and for all period end close and year-end procedures
  • Responsible for the preparation of the annual and multi-year budget estimates for the foundation that are presented to the board
  • Estimating revenue/funding based on fund raising efforts, investments and forecasted donations
  • Estimating major costs based on programs, existing and anticipated government policy and economic trends
  • Maintenance of the Raiser’s Edge software for Donations
  • Preparation or oversight of all donor tax receipts
  • Prepare reconciliations, lead sheets and any other supporting documentation required by the auditors
  • Prepare and deposit all donations received by cheque or other means
  • Prepare bank reconciliations for the Bank Accounts and ensure that all Visa cards are paid monthly, and all expenses are recorded in the appropriate accounts
  • Responsible for annual HST and T3010 filing
  • Completing special projects and analysis as assigned
About You
  • CPA Designation
  • 3+ years’ experience in an accounting environment within the Not-for-Profit sector
  • Excellent analytical abilities and endowment accounting
  • Self-motivated and has ability to set priorities and meet deadlines with accuracy independently
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization, including the Board of Directors
  • Understanding of the procure to pay workflow and Broader Public Sector Guideline (BPS)
  • Utilize knowledge of GAAP and PSAS to assist the Foundation in the advancement of its financial stewardship
  • Advance knowledge of Excel spreadsheet applications such as Pivot tables and VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP
  • Understanding the chart of accounts and the ability to maintain the chart of accounts
Pay Rate
$40/hour

How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #348730.
 
You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.