Job Posting 89928

Junior Accountant
The South Okanagan Similkameen Division of Family Practice
Work From Home - Thompson & Okanagan
Penticton
closes in 23 days (Wed, 21 Dec)
full time  •  $20-45

Who We Are:

The South Okanagan Similkameen Division of Family Practice Society (SOS Division), an organization that supports local family physicians with a mission to improve comprehensive primary patient care, is growing and we are looking for a Junior Accountant/Accountant to provide bookkeeping and accounting support to the Finance Team. You will be a part of a collaborative team that is purpose-driven and truly cares about the people we work with, our clients, and the communities we work and live in. This position is flexible and can be part-time, full-time or contract.

We strive to create and support a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion for all employees. Where your unique contribution is recognized and appreciated, and where our team has your back. We drive innovation and foster a culture of continuous improvement. You will thrive if you enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-oriented learning organization.

Beyond the Paycheck (Benefits & Perks):
At SOS Division, we offer
• Family, fun learning environment
• Competitive base pay
• Extended health and dental benefits program
• Paid vacation
• Innovative and growth orientated mindset
• Accommodating work schedules when needed
• Staff development learning and training

Are you a good match for what we are looking for?

Some of the duties and responsibilities include:
Works closely with and supports the Finance Manager in:
• Preparing documents and financial reports, including cash flows, budgets, risks and opportunities
• Maintaining accurate and current financial statements and related schedules; analyzing variances
• Processing, monitoring and managing accounts payable, receivable, expenses, payroll, reconciliations, accruals and amortizations
• Ensuring accurate, consistent and complete financial information and timely regulatory remittances based on the appropriate application of accounting principles and practices
• Responding to financial inquiries from Division staff as needed
• Coordinating and handling audits (tax and assurance) and preparing year-end files
• Analyzing, recommending and documenting accounting process improvements

 

The position is ideal for an individual who has:
• Degree in accounting, finance or business
• CPA Designation is ideal but not required
• 3 to 5 years of accounting experience including budgeting, accounting, and financial reporting

 

The successful candidate will have:
• Strong knowledge of accounting principles and systems (preferably Sage) and audit trails; stays abreast of relevant regulations
• Knowledge of payroll practices and processes
• Proficiency with one or more accounting systems
• Highly competent with technology, MS Office and computer use in general (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Teams)
• Advanced verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills including prioritization, goal setting, etc.
• Ability to meet deadlines and function well in a high-paced environment with changing priorities
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• High level of professionalism including confidentiality, discretion, tact and diplomacy
• Positive, collaborative and team-oriented attitude
• Flexible and adaptable to changing work demands
• Strong work ethic (dedicated and hardworking)
• Proven desire to continually improve processes
• Trustworthy
• “Customer”-service focus
• High attention to detail
• Self-motivated
• Self-confident
• Team Player
• Experience within healthcare, a non-profit community, or social services organization is preferred

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