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Job Number:  34828
Job Posted: Monday, 8 May 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 May 2017
(51 days ago)
Women Building Futures
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)



To assist the Finance team in maintaining accurate and current financial records for the organization through full-cycle accounting and ensuring records are in compliance with acceptable standards and legislation.  This role is instrumental in ensuring timely handling of all accounts payable and receivables.



  • Full-cycle accounting, monthly financial reporting and analysis of results and trends
  • Cash management and cash forecasting
  • Regulatory reporting
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll processing
  • Account and continuity reconciliations
  • Tracking of revenue
  • Policy and process implementation and internal audit
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Analytical and detail oriented with the ability to see the bigger picture
  • Results driven, thrives under pressure and with deadlines
  • Flexible, adaptable and responsive
  • Collaborative, patient and personable
  • Critical thinker
  • Intuitive and persistent
  • Effective team player and leader; approachable and supportive
  • Strong customer service orientation


  • Ability to synthesize data and simplify complexity
  • Strong communicator – written and verbal
  • Outstanding computer skills - spreadsheet, database and accounting software – preferably Sage Accounting
  • Can balance multiple projects
  • Ability to solve problems independently & use judgment to raise awareness of challenging/complex issues
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information
  • Strong interpersonal skills to train and coach staff on a variety of financial responsibilities


  • 5+ years applied accounting experience; with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in full cycle accounting
  • Track record of delivering high quality financial statements
  • Experience preparing for and supporting annual audits
  • Experience with a not-for-profit organization is beneficial
  • Project accounting experience helpful
  • Professional designation CGA, CMA or CA or working towards a designation preferred


  • Direct report to Finance Manager
  • Daily interaction with the Leadership Team and all staff as needed
How to Apply:
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Interested applicants can e-mail their cover letter and resume to Human Resources at .

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Open until suitable candidate is found.
Contact Details:
Women Building Futures
10315-109 Street
Edmonton, AB, T5J 1N3

Tel: 780-452-1200
www:   www.womenbuildingfutures.com

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