Job Posting 68415

Senior Accountant
Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre
Toronto Metro area, Davenport West
closed 10 days ago (Tue, 23 Feb)
full time  •  $47,668-$56,065

Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre is a multi-service organization that provides a wide variety of health and community programs and services for a diverse community.   We are seeking a Senior Accountant to analyze and review financial data to ensure the integrity of the general ledger, including balance sheet accounts, month-end/year-end audits. The incumbent continuously reviews existing processes and procedures to identify and recommend areas of improvement.


Abbreviated Responsibilities:

  • Financial Analysis and Budget Preparation
    • Analyze various financial reports and provide summary to the Director, Finance and Operations
    • Analyze and prepare journal entries, deferral and prepaid entries and funding reports.
    • Prepare consolidated financial statements
    • Prepare financial reports for the Board and funders
    • Prepare monthly and yearly budget projects including salary and benefit expenses
    • Create budget templates for different funders and track allocations
    • Provide guidance to department heads concerning accounting practices and procedures
  • General Ledger
    • Maintain, update and reconcile G/L
    • Update and create new G/L accounts and inform staff of changes
    • Ensure software updates are installed and operating correctly
  • Payroll and Timesheet Control
    • Provide functional guidance and or direction to the Bookkeeper
    • Review payroll and A/P information provided by bookkeeper to ensure accuracy and completeness
    • Review all invoices and reimbursement forms
    • Prepare Balance Sheet for Director’s approval
    • Maintain Grant Allocation file
    • Monitor petty cash fund and reconcile with G/L
  • Donation Administration


  • 3-year diploma/degree in Accounting, Business Administration (focus on accounting)
  • Completion or working towards completion of CPA program an asset
  • 3-4 years practical experience in financial analysis and working paper preparation preferably in a not-for-profit environment
  • Prior experience working at a senior accounting position using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Proficient in the use of computers and various software applications, including SAGE 300 (ACCPAC) GL/AP/PR/AR, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, etc)
  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations and sensitivity to the impact of social, economic, environmental and cultural issues
  • Self-directed and independent but also proven experience in working effectively as an inter-disciplinary team member and in collaboration with others
  • Strong Skills to set priorities in a fast pace environment
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral


Salary range: $47,668-$56,065 per annum;  plus extended health benefits package and HOOPP Pension Plan.  This position is not part of the bargaining unit.


Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre encourages applications from candidates, whose background is diverse in terms of culture, race, language, religion, class and gender /sexual orientation.  Reasonable accommodation or any other special needs will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. If you require any accommodation, please advise Human Resources.  As a condition of employment, all prospective employees will be required to undertake a Vulnerable Sector Screening with Police Services.  Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.  No phone calls please.  The agency is a perfume free environment.

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