Job Posting 66348

Accounting Clerk
Job Skills
York / Durham area, Newmarket
closes in 3 days (Fri, 27 Nov)
full time

Accounting Clerk

Full-time Opportunity



Who we are:  Job Skills offers employment solutions connecting the skills of job seekers with the needs of employers to create a more vibrant community.


What we need:  A motivated professional with a high level of attention to detail who:

  • Has previous administrative experience
  • Has a post-secondary education and/or accounting experience, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • Has the ability to multi-task
  • Has knowledge of the full accounting cycle leading to and including financial statement and audit preparation
  • Has advanced knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Has experience in QuickBooks
  • Has excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Is an enthusiastic and motivated team player


What you will do:  Reporting to the Manager, Finance, the Accounting Clerk is responsible for providing

                                    support to the Finance Department, by:

  • Completing the full accounts payable cycle
  • Paying vendors by scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, invoice or payment discrepancies
  • Verifying mileage, travel and expense reports from employees
  • Entering cash receipts into general ledger
  • Processing all government-related documents, claims and remittances
  • Processing deposits and monthly bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Verifying vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Controlling and managing Petty Cash for the organization
  • Providing assistance with the preparation of financial reports and spreadsheets
  • Assisting with month-end and quarterly reporting (preparing journal entries, reconciling accounts and preparing report packages)
  • Assisting with the preparation of financial reporting to government agencies according to contracts
  • Interacting with Staff at other Job Skills’ locations, regarding Finance-related matters


  • Minimum education requirement is a Post-secondary education
  • 2-4 years’ experience or accounting experience, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • Strong computer literacy; experience with Quick Books considered an asset


  • Effective Communication (Listening Skills)
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • Functional, Technical and Organizational Proficiency
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Information Seeking Abilities
  • Accountability


What you will get: In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary and benefits package!


If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please read on to learn more about Job Skills, how you can apply to this exciting position and become part of our growing Job Skills Team!


Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new Programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our staff, our community and our clients.


As an Accounting Clerk with Job Skills, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience in counseling and networking to help clients find and maintain meaningful employment.


Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.


We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title, and job reference number in the email subject line and tell us how you learned about this opportunity in your cover letter.


Please reply in confidence by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 27, 2020


JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: HO111388

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1



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