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Accountant - Yorktown Family Services

Apr 15, 2024
Toronto, Ontario
Job Title:  Accountant
Position:    Permanent Full Time (35 hours/week-1FTE)
Salary:      TBD
Comp#      2024-07       
Start Date: May  2024
Location:  2010 Eglinton Avenue West

Yorktown Family Services provides a comprehensive range of mental health services for children, youth, young adults and families who are experiencing serious emotional/social/behavioural difficulties along with several gender-based violence initiatives. Yorktown is committed to ensuring that all programs produce effective and positive outcomes for clients through evaluation, research and the incorporation of evidence- based services and practices whenever possible. We are committed to inclusiveness and diversity at all levels of the organization.

Primary Function:  Support the Manager of Finance/Payroll through the day to day handling management of the following finance activities while ensuring all finance related activities are prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Accounting Standards for Not-for Profit Organizations (ASNPO)

The goal of this position is to work closely with the Manager of Finance in the support of the finance function of the Agency by assisting in making sound business decisions to mitigate risk and meet the Agency’s strategic goals with accurate and timely activities and financial reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with suppliers to ensure all invoices are received and properly approved and entered into Sage
  • Prepare vendor payment list for Manager’s approval prior to releasing payments.  Once approved, prepare the requested payments and send them to the vendors.
  • Prepare draft HST return for Manager’s review
  • Prepare bank reconciliations for all bank accounts for review and approval
  • Ensure all items are coded to the correct account/program
  • Reconcile and enter in all company credit cards, ensuring all receipts are received and coded correctly
  • Document and distribute gift cards, TTC tokens, petty cash, VOIP phone programs
  • Provide support with the annual budget planning cycles ensuring that the budget process includes timely consultation with relevant departments, including detailed personnel expenditures and program expenditures for the annual budget
  • Provide support to the annual audit, providing supporting lead sheets and responding to queries from the Auditors
  • Provide support to the Manager of Finance in the month and year end financial reporting processing by ensuring all entries are completed in a timely manner and account reconciliations are complete.  Provide feedback on any discrepancies
  • Assist in the processing of the bi-weekly Payroll and act as a backup for Payroll Manager
  • All monthly and yearly government remittances for payroll related expenditures
  • Provide support with statistical and financial analysis data and prepares reports and correspondence as requested
  • Provide support for new and existing programs e.g. budgets, forecasting for reporting as well as for Ad Hoc Reports
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations as requested, identifying changes and provide explanation and make recommendations for corrective action
  • Adhere to internal controls and finance policies and procedures, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, vendors and other department heads Support Agency events and fundraising activities
  • Other duties as required
  • A CPA (Accountant) designation is preferred and/or other equivalent combination of education and demonstrated work experience with comparable duties
  • Minimum of 3 years of progressive and related finance and accounting experience in financial statement preparation and review, in a unionized environment for a not-for-profit
  • Advanced computer skills with a proficiency with Sage and Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have the highest degree of integrity dealing with highly confidential information
  • Demonstrated ability to meet tight and competing deadliness with accuracy
  • Must have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple, concurrent requests
  • Must have the ability to work productively both independently and as a team membe
Reports to: Manager of Finance and Dotted Line Reporting to the Payroll Manager

Yorktown Family Services is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity.

Please submit your resume and cover by April 15, 2024.  Please quote “Competition #: 2024-07” and Job title in the subject line.

Yorktown values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to equity and inclusion.  As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of our communities.

Yorktown Family Services welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
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