World Skills Employment Centre is working with The Elizabeth Fry Society to recruit for the position of Accounting Manager.
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The Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa is a non-profit community agency offering programs and services to women in conflict with the law. We are currently seeking an Accountant.
Job Title: Accounting Manager
Position Type: Fulll Time
Start Date: ASAP
Hours of Work: Hours to be determined in consultation
with the Executive Director
The incumbent must be a designated accountant (CPA), possess strong MS Excel skills, be familiar with CRA regulations as they pertain to charitable institutions, have operational expertise with Simply Accounting, possess strong administrative and organization skills, and have experience with non-profit organizations.
Carries out all aspects relating to the daily financial management of the operation
Posts all day-to-day transactions including A/R, A/P and month-end J/V’s
Prepares all cheques, payroll, charitable donations, direct deposits, etc.
Posts all revenues and tracks all deferred revenues on a monthly basis
Reconciles bank accounts on a daily basis
Monitors and manages cash flow. Transfers funds as required between investment and operating accounts
Verifies all payroll and ensures that the payroll service is properly administering the payroll
Verifies all changes in staff and salary are appropriately communicated to the group benefits provider and ensures that staff portions of benefits are correctly allocated
Prepares supporting spreadsheets as needed
Creates and maintains fixed files of items of a long-term financial nature, including donations made with specific instruction, fixed assets, insurance, etc.
Has a detailed understanding of the funding dollars given to the organization and ensures that revenues and expenses are allocated accordingly
Investigates monthly revenue and expense variances, recording root-cause explanations for material variances
Prepares monthly financial statement package and presents it to the Executive Director, Treasurer and other members of the Finance Committee
Prepares all information required for the annual audit, including preparing all lead sheets and ensuring all advance information is ready for the audit period
Assists in budgetary process working with the Executive Director and the Treasurer
Creates and maintains spreadsheets regarding submission of union dues/staff seniority
Participates on the finance committee
Ensures that all procurement, and financial policies and procedures are followed and makes recommendations for their development as the need arises
Assists in preparing and evaluating budgets for new funding proposals and provides support to the Executive Director in creating financial reports to funders
Recommends improvements to internal financial reporting systems
Assists in the development and analysis of investment plans, business plans and financial proposals
Analyzes the agency’s tax profile and identifies general tax issues
Identifies and advises on compliance and filing requirements
Prepares and files necessary returns in accordance with legal requirements
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or Treasurer.
The successful candidate must demonstrate their ability to:
Act competently with honesty and integrity
Carry out work with a desire to exercise due care
Protect the confidentiality of information
Maintain and enhance the professional reputation of the Society.
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