Job Posting 91237

Accounts Payable Clerk
YWCA Hamilton
Hamilton area
closes in 11 days (Thu, 16 Feb)
part time - temporary / contract

Who We Are

Founded in 1889, YWCA Hamilton is known as one of Hamilton’s original social innovators and works from a feminist, anti-racist, and anti-oppressive framework. We are dedicated to strengthening women’s and girl’s voices, broadening their choices, building dynamic leadership and providing essential services that promote safe, inclusive and equitable communities.



Position Description


Department: Finance

Reports to: Manager of Accounting

Hours of Work:  15-29 hours per week

Start Date:  TBD

Location:  Hamilton, ON

Posting Date: January 19, 2023



  • Enters approved invoices, cheque requisitions, petty cash reimbursements, and employee
  • expenses into accounting system (SAGE) for payments;
  • Verifies statements of account from various vendors and coordinates with vendors as needed;
  • Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, and recording accounts
  • payable data;
  • Ensures confidentiality of financial records and employee information;
  • Assists with filing and general correspondence;
  • Responds to enquiries, resolves or directs calls to appropriate individuals;
  • Maintains accounts payable vendor database;
  • Maintains accurate records/files and documentation in accordance with YWCA policy and
  • accepted accounting practices
  • Works safely, reports all workplace hazards and follows all YWCA Hamilton Health and Safety
  • policies and procedures;
  • Nurtures and forms meaningful internal and external working relationships and partnerships;
  • Understands emerging trends and industry professional standards;
  • Supports YWCA Hamilton mission, vision and values;
  • Performs other duties as required



  • Works 15-29-hour work week



  • Completion of 2 years’ college in accounting, bookkeeping, or equivalent preferred;
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in accounting or bookkeeping preferred;
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel considered an asset;
  • Must be able to lead and work from a feminist, anti-racist / anti-oppressive perspective for
  • operations and strategic planning;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Must provide a current Criminal record Judicial Matters or willingness to obtain at own cost;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and also work effectively in a team;
  • Bilingual English/French or other languages an asset.


YWork for us?


At YWCA Hamilton, we are intentional about fostering a workplace culture that values positive physical and emotional well-being through our values of Inclusivity, Equity, Community, Self-determination, and Accountability. We invest in our employees so that we can bring our values into the communities in which we live. We offer our employees:


  • On-the-job training and professional development opportunities
  • Staff fitness, childcare and recreation discounts
  • Opportunities to get involved in our community
  • A competitive total rewards package


If you’re passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of women, children, and families every day, we would love for you to join our team!




Thank you for your interest in YWCA Hamilton.


As part of YWCA Hamilton’s commitment to Access and Equity, we strive to represent the diverse communities that we serve. Individuals who are women, First Nations, Métis, immigrant, refugee, LGBTQ2S+; individuals with disabilities; and individuals from racialized communities or other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.


Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process. Please inform us of any accommodation requests.




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