Intermediate Accountant

Intermediate Accountant

Are you detailed oriented and deadline driven with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles and
work for an organization that empowers individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families to fully participate in their communities? If so, we encourage you to apply.

About the Role:
The Intermediate Accountant is responsible for providing support to the Director of Finance in the day-to-day accounting function and acts as the back-up to the Director when absent. 
Overall responsibility includes monthly preparation of financial statements and government reports and working directly with the Director to ensure internal control measures and ministry policies are adhered to.  This will include reviewing current processes and developing or enhancing processes, policies and procedures.  

Core Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The Intermediate Accountant will be ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all accounting tasks to include but not limited to:
•Responsible for timely and accurate completion of monthly financial statements and government reports.
•Supports audit requests by governmental funding agencies
•Ensures that the agency cost allocation plan is incorporated into the monitoring of grants and contracts
•Oversees bank reconciliations and other account reconciliations to include Foundation Donor List
•Prepares quarterly and annual information for Federal and Provincial governments (HST, WSIB, Tax returns)
•Works closely with the Director to review, prepare, and finalize the annual budget
•Support the Director in annual preparation of audit to include preparing working papers and providing information as requested
•Assist with reporting to Funders as required
•Responsible for preparing monthly closing entries, e.g. deferred revenue, allocation entries
•Perform month-end, quarter-end, and year-end activities, reconciliations, reporting, government remittances, etc
•Anticipate and manage issues proactively and an ability to work under defined timelines
•Ensures accounts receivable and payable activities are performed accurately and timely
•Prepares reporting documents to government funders, ensuring the timely submission of all vouchers and related compliance reports
•Acts as the key point of contact in the Directors absence.

Successful candidates will bring the following:
•Completion of University degree in a relevant area
•A minimum of 4 years related work experience
•CPA designation (actively enrolled in) 
•Must have demonstrated proficiency in Sage 300 – all modules
•Strong background in audit, internal controls and working in a public sector/Ministry funded organization
•Demonstrated analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts
•Intermediate accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all accounting tasks
•Ability to deal with competing priorities and manage time/tasks effectively
•Self-started that take initiative and able to work with a high degree of independence utilizing tact and good judgement
•Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and MS Outlook) 
•Excellent organizational and time management skills
•Superior problem solving and judgement skills
•Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
•Knowledge of Autism, PDD and other developmental disorders an asset
•Satisfactory current Vulnerable Sector Check and Criminal Records Check
•Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19
•Able to work remotely (dedicated workspace at home)

Working Conditions:
•Computer work 

WHY WORK FOR GCA
•Generous vacation entitlements
•Extended Health and Dental Benefits
•EAP and Headspace access
•RRSP contributions
•Float Days and Sick Leave entitlements
•Learning and Development opportunities
•Hybrid working environment (role dependent)
•Internationally recognized leadership and innovation in the field of ASD

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion 
Geneva Centre for Autism is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organization in which values, behaviours, systems and structures are in place to facilitate equal access to service and employment.  We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Accommodation
Geneva Centre for Autism is also committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection process.   Please notify us if you require accommodation in respect of the materials or procedures used at any time during this process. If you require an accommodation, Geneva Centre for Autism will work with you to determine how to meet your needs.
Job Postings during COVID-19
Following the advice of government and health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, employees in non-client facing positions have been equipped to work from home temporarily. All recruiting activities including interviews and onboarding are being conducted virtually. To protect the health and safety of our staff and clients, the GCA requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination upon hiring. 
 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume with salary expectations to:
Human Resources 
careers@autism.net
Please quote Job #41.23

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 


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