Job Posting 101232

Accounting Assistant
WIN House, Edmonton's Women Shelter
Edmonton area
closes in 55 days (Mon, 22 Jul)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $20/hour

Accounting Assistant 

Temporary Position – Up to 16 Weeks 

 

What We Do 

 

WIN House provides individuals and their children fleeing violence crisis response and intervention, safe temporary accommodation, and support for basic needs. Clients are offered trauma-informed, client-centered programming and support, access to resources, information, and referrals to community support. WIN House is working towards operating within a low-barrier model of care and is a non-colonial structure.  

 

What You Will Do 

 

The Accounting Assistant plays an integral role within the WIN House team and contributes to the success of the organization by ensuring accurate and transparent financial reporting, regulatory compliance, and ensuring spending is in alignment with our mission and objectives. 

 

The Accounting Student regularly demonstrates initiative and proactively undertakes the following key responsibilities:  

 

  • Process accounts payable invoices, verifying expenses and preparing payments to vendors  
  • Enter and reconcile employee credit card purchases 
  • Reconcile bank transactions and other general ledger accounts for accuracy 
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly financial package 
  • Other accounting or WIN House related projects  

 

 

Who You Are 

  • Enrolled in or recently graduated from a post-secondary program with a major in accounting. 
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel with proficiency in other Microsoft products, including Word, Outlook, Teams 
  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges. 

 

The Details 

 

Standard hours of work are 8:30 A.M to 4:30 P.M. from Monday to Thursday and from 8:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. on Fridays. Win House offers a pet-friendly, team-oriented working environment. The rate of pay for this term position is $20/hour. 

Prerequisites 

 

The successful candidate will be required to submit a Criminal Record Check including a vulnerable sector check, a current Child Welfare check, hold a current First Aid Certificate, and must be willing to sign an Oath of Confidentiality.  

As per the Canada Summer Job Grant Program, to be eligible youth must: 

 

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period 
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment and 
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations. 

 

How to Apply 

 

Please submit applications to   

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those shortlisted will be contacted. 

 

WIN House is committed to making diversity, equity, and inclusion a central part of everything we do – from how we deliver services to how we build our teams. We strive to have a workforce that is representative of those we serve, and of our communities. We encourage applications from all qualified applicants including women, disabled people, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, people from the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, and other equity-seeking groups. If you require accommodation during the application process, please reach out to .   

 

WIN House operates in several locations throughout Amiswacîwâskahikan on Treaty 6 territory, the territory and gathering place of diverse Indigenous peoples including the Papaschase, Cree, Nakota Sioux, Dene, Ojibway, and many others, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.  

 

 

 

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