Job Posting 78572

Bookkeeper/Advanced Accounting Technician
Hospice Care Ottawa
Ottawa area
May Court Hospice, 114 Cameron Avenue, Ottawa South
closes in 3 days (Mon, 31 Jan)
part time  •  $26.50 - $27.03 per hour

Seeking an experienced,  highly motivated and community-focused individual to join our Finance team. 

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Director of Finance, Admin & Facilities, the Bookkeeper/Advanced Accounting Technician carries out day-to-day bookkeeping functions for Hospice Care Ottawa, a community-based charitable organization. This position is responsible to process full-cycle accounting records to a month-end status for review abiding by GAAP. This position is also the main support to the payroll submission process. Ad hoc duties related to operational finance, donations, payroll and event finance are also performed.

The successful candidate will possess the following education and experience:

  • College Diploma or greater in Accounting. Three (3) or more years of experience may replace education.
  • 3 years or more accounting experience
  • Experience working for a not-for-profit, charitable organization - is an asset
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have worked with Netbanx, ProDon and Dayforce Management or similar as well as HR time management software.
  • 4 years or more experience in QuickBooks (desktop), Excel and Ceridian at an advanced level - Required
  • Advanced level of experience with depreciation, amortization, deferred accounts, accruals, and donation deposit reconciliation - Required

In addition, the successful candidate will also have:

  • Ability to work in high volume environment
  • Demonstrate strong capabilities with accounting immediately
  • Ability to work with charitable receipt software for report reconciliations
  • Ability to work independently and meet critical deadlines including month-end
  • Strong communication skills in English – written and oral 

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Full knowledge of the general ledger and financial statements
  2. Bank and credit card reconciliations
  3. Remittance preparation for WSIB, CRA and Minister of Finance
  4. Ability to manage multiple rebate rates for HST reimbursement
  5. Post bank deposits from donation software and cash deposits accurately into each revenue account
  6. Post all data / costing by department
  7. Post pre-approved accounts payable and prep vendor payments on bi weekly rotation
  8. Post time sheets to payroll software, cost payroll to Ministry of Health, GL accounts and prep accruals
  9. Main support person to the payroll administrator (Director of Finance)
  10. Understand group benefit reports for employee deductions
  11. Track and report union dues
  12. Create and Maintain prepaid schedules; deferred schedules; amortization schedules
  13. Maintain accurate records and file system for accounting day-to-day
  14. Support event committees with treasurer functions
  15. Review batched data from Donations Administrator for day-to-day and month-end files
  16. Support year-end audit requirements


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this role. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Experience Level: Experienced.  

Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Director of Finance, Admin and Facilities

Position Status: Permanent

Position Schedule: 30 hours per week, 4 days worked per week

Compensation: $26.50 - $27.03 per hour

Benefits: Eligible for Group Benefits (Health/Dental, Life Insurance & Disability after 90 Days); paid personal/sick time

Union Position: Yes. CUPE Local 2017

Work Location: May Court Hospice, 114 Cameron Avenue, Ottawa

Remote Work Option: No

Language of Work: English – mandatory; Bilingualism (English/French) an asset

COVID-19 Vaccination:  Proof of full vaccination required, and ability to comply with policy; 

Vulnerable Sector Check: Required

 We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming application from individuals with diverse backgrounds.  Accommodation is available during all aspects of the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please make your request known when contacted.

Who We Are:

Hospice Care Ottawa  is a community-based charitable organization whose mission is to accompany and support individuals and their families through their end of life journey by providing compassionate, high quality care.  Hospice programs include Day Hospice, In-Home support, Family Support, Residential Hospice services and Bereavement Support. We rely on and value the contribution of over 700 volunteers who contribute to every aspect of our programs. Hospice Care Ottawa proudly recognizes and welcomes the diversity of our community and strive to be inclusive for all.


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