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Job Number:  38007
Job Posted: Monday, 11 September 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 22 September 2017
(60 days ago)
UP Community Services
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: To be determined


Unlimited Potential Community Services empowers individuals and families to reach their full potential and enhance community well-being.



(One (1) Year Maternity Leave Contract)



Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.


Position overview: UP Community Services is currently looking for an organized individual to fill our Accountant role at the main office. This position reports directly to the Accounting Manager and will be responsible for various payroll, accounts payable and receivable duties.


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A completed diploma/degree in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting
  • Minimum of two years of Accounting experience (preferably payroll-related) in a fast pace environment
  • Experience working with Windows and FileMaker Pro is a definite asset
  • Knowledge of Sage ERP (formerly ACCPAC) for Windows and FileMaker Pro or equivalent database
  • Highly proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, with an aptitude to learn other software as required
  • Able to work well in a team environment with the ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem solving manner is required



  • A current, clear Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on customer service
  • Proven ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and be detail oriented
  • A positive attitude, a strong work ethic, and ability to be a team player
  • Able to deal with confidential information with a high degree of diplomacy
  • Additional experience in the non-profit, charitable sector will be a definite asset


Salary & Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience and education. We also provide full-time employees with a 100% employer paid health benefits package (which includes vision, dental and prescription drug coverage, massage therapy, etc.) a 100% employer paid RRSP equaling 3% of annual salary and a flexible schedule. We also offer free courses and workshops in-house for all of our employees.


Our values are integrity, respect, excellence, humility and relationships. If you meet the entrance criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to - please fill out an Application with Resume and Cover Letter here.  



UP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all cultures and backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. 


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please fill out a job application with cover letter & resume on our website:
Contact Details:
Human Resources
UP Community Services
Centre 170 #145 - 10403 172 Street
Edmonton, AB, T5S 1K9
www:   www.upcs.org

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