Job Posting 68000

Accounting Technician
Kids Kottage Foundation
Edmonton area
closed 7 days ago (Wed, 24 Feb)
full time - term / contract

  Kids Kottage Foundation

 

Accounting Technician – Maternity Leave position

Position Details      1.0 FTE, Permanent

Closing Date            Open until suitable candidate is found

Role: Accounting Technician – maternity leave coverage

 

Value Statement:  All children have inherent value as individuals and are recognized to have specific rights, established under the 1989 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.  Kids Kottage Foundation respects and upholds these specific and inherent rights. 

 

 

We are looking for hard-working team members who embrace compassion, believe in inclusivity, innovation, demonstrate courage, respect and accountability, and believe in the power of prevention services.

 

Every year, 1,200 children stay at Kids Kottage. Kids Kottage Foundation aims to make a difference, not only today, for children and their support systems, but also for tomorrow, by promoting social change in our current complex world.

 

Our mission is to empower those accessing our services via community network of support. Our goal is to be here for those family systems before they fall into crisis. Kids Kottage Foundation achieves this by delivering transformational services for those waging war against trauma, poverty, violence and adversity. Strategic priorities drive our organization as we continue to push for change.

 

 

THE OPPORTUNITY!

 

Kids Kottage Foundation is recruiting for an Accounting Technician, maternity leave term. Reporting to the Executive Director and working in collaboration with the Fund Development Manager and Accountant, the Accounting Technician manages the accounting and finance requirements of the organization to support Kids Kottage Foundation mission, values, organizational priorities and strategies.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Accounting Responsibilities:

  • Full cycle accounting
  • Prepares budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans
  • Prepares budgets for grant submission and grant reporting
  • Monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, and annual financial reporting to Executive Director
  • Advises Fund Development Manager of all financial contributions, financial fund development contributions and works with Fund Development Manager to establish financial fund development targets
  • Review and analyze fundraising events and reports to Fund Development Manager and Executive Director
  • Works collaboratively with Financial Audit Firm

 

Payroll Duties:

  • Bi-weekly payroll processing
  • Review Kids Kottage Foundation employee expenses and make reimbursements
  • Administer group benefit plan
  • Other payroll duties as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of a related post-secondary degree;
  • Five to ten years’ experience in full cycle accounting;
  • Experience with Sage, QuickBooks, and accounting software;
  • Proficient with Excel, and other Microsoft office applications;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting standards and processes

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Self-motivated, works well independently, and with little direction;
  • A high level of integrity as this position deals with confidential and sensitive information
  • Proven ability to work within time constraints;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Adaptable team player; ability to work well with all team members, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Will be a self-starter who applies energy, vision and flexibility to his/her work
  • Must provide and maintains current clear CYIM and Police Criminal Record checks
  • Self-motivated, works well independently, and with little direction;
  • A high level of integrity as this position deals with confidential and sensitive information
  • Proven ability to work within time constraints;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and planning skills
  • A “roll up your sleeves” mentality
  • Driven towards excellence
  • Confident – can speak and present Kids Kottage Foundation mission, vision and values confidently
  • Professional in image and demeanor

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Office environment
  • Work schedule includes some evening and weekends

 

SALARY

An excellent compensation and benefits package awaits the successful candidate.

 

LOCATIONS

Edmonton, Alberta

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

For the opportunity to join our client, the Kids Kottage Foundation, in the role of the Accounting Technician, maternity leave replacement, please email your resume to 

 

 

Website: www.kidskottage.org

 

 

  ** We thank all applicants for your submissions; however, only candidates being considered for this role will be contacted. 

 

 

 

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