Junior Accountant - Diabetes Canada

Aug 27, 2024
Old Toronto, Ontario

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. 


1300-522 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. Flexible work agreement policy in place allowing employees to work on a hybrid schedule, working remotely with the expectation of being in-office 3 days per week. During the training period there is an expectation of being in-office 4 days a 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 and a commitment to building a healthy and engaged work culture.
  • Flexible work agreement policy in place allows employees to work regularly remote and/or hybrid schedule.
  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive group benefits plan, includes health/dental, life insurance, disability coverage, Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and company-match Pension/RRSP.
  • Most group benefits start on Day 1 when you join Diabetes Canada (health and dental coverage, life insurance and EFAP).
  • Generous paid time-off benefits include additional paid holidays beyond the recognized provincial statutory holidays, and an end-of-year holiday office closure.
  • A work culture committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that celebrates differences and provides equal opportunities for all.

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.

Diabetes Canada welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including people of all genders, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.  We value a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. 

We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process.  If you require accommodations, please advise us during the recruitment process.

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

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