Job Posting 92552

Junior Accountant (Bookkeeper)
Diabetes Canada
Work From Home - Toronto Metro area
1300-522 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
closes in 13 days (Tue, 4 Apr)
full time

A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and the health-care professionals who care for them; advocating through public policy; and funding research to improve treatments and find a cure to end diabetes.

Join our dedicated, talented Diabetes Canada team and together, #LetsEndDiabetes!

Role Overview

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Accounting, the Junior Accountant is responsible for providing various accounting and financial support to the accounting team. The Junior Accountant must post journal entries, reconcile bank accounts, reconcile the general ledger and prepare ad-hoc financial reports on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

Location: 1300-522 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. Flexible work agreement policy in place allowing employees to work on a hybrid schedule, working remote and with the expectation to be in-office 1-2 days per week.

This role includes, but not limited to:

General Ledger

  • Maintain the General Ledger and prepare ad-hoc financial analyses and reports, as requested.
  • Participate in month end close processes related to expense accruals and accounts payable ageing analyses.
  • Manage and report day-to-day bank and corporate visa transactions including monthly preparation of bank and visa reconciliations.
  • Prepare various balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Post and reconcile various intercompany transactions and accounts monthly.
  • Recognize and account for revenue according to GAAP
  • Prepare various financial reports for accountants by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.

Accounts Payable Functions

  • Ensure accounts payable invoices are processed in a timely, accurate, controlled, and efficient manner, reviewing detailed invoice descriptions to identify among others; prepayments, deposits etc.
  • Match accounts payable invoices to purchase orders and Goods receipts in accordance with the delegation of authority policy guidelines.
  • Maintain historical records by filing documents and keeping the filing system current.

Other Role and Responsibilities

  • Support interim and annual external audits.
  • Assume other tasks that may be delegated by the Senior Manager including but not limited to being back up for accountants.
  • Document simple business and accounting processes and procedures

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • Minimum 2-year diploma (bachelor’s degree preferred) in accounting, finance, or related field of study.
  • Current and valid Certified Professional Bookkeeper (CPB) designation preferred.
  • Minimum 2-3 years previous bookkeeping experience.
  • Experience in the non-profit is an asset.
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in the use of relevant computerized and cloud-based financial accounting systems.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel).
  • Independent, highly motivated and a self-starter.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of payroll and benefits administration.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating multiple systems and financial business processes.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

What Diabetes Canada Can Offer You

  • A meaningful role, making a difference every day for people living with or at risk of diabetes.
  • An entrepreneurial environment, working for a national organization where you feel valued, recognized, and rewarded.
  • A high-performing, collaborative team environment with proven leadership and highly skilled colleagues and commitment to excellent work culture.
  • Competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health/dental, life insurance, disability, EFAP and company-match Pension/RRSP.
  • Flexible work agreement policy in place allows employees to work regularly remote and/or hybrid schedule. 

At Diabetes Canada, we are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. We are dedicated to a high-performance, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We strongly believe that having a diverse organization with various skills and abilities will inspire creativity, drive innovation, and promote belonging. We are committed to building a team representative of different backgrounds and perspectives, and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. 

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Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Safe Place to Work - Diabetes Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of our stakeholders and mitigating the risk of COVID-19 spread. A mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program is in place and provides direction on the conditions under which individuals are permitted to be employed with DC.

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