LOCATION: Kitchener-Waterloo Administration Office SALARY: TBD
HOURS: Full Time START DATE: Immediate
REPORTS TO: General Manager, Finance & Accounting
This position has been pre-approved by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. The successful candidate will obtain their CPA practical experience requirement while working in this role.
Month-end process: processing of accruals and other month-end entries, posting month end transactions from the sub-systems to the general ledger.
Preparing and monitoring balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly or quarterly basis.
Support the cash cycle – initiating EFT’s, recording and analyzing bank transactions, reconcile the bank accounts and providing input on cash flow forecasts on a monthly basis.
Monitor transactions for consistent implementation and application Financial Policies and Procedures. Updating and/or creating documentation on Financial processes.
Assist in the preparation of audit working papers for interim and year-end financial statement audits, and any other audits initiated by Funders or tax authorities as required.
Assist other department managers with accounting related queries and issues (including government reporting issues), this includes investigating transactions within the Unison system as required.
Preparing invoices for various departments as required.
Accounts Payable: Input and post invoices, review and correct invoices for payment, and prepare electronic funds transfers or cheques for disbursement.
Perform financial and business analysis to support monthly and annual reporting.
Assist with annual budget preparation including providing any analysis such as labour / benefits ratios to facilitate operations managers with completing their budget.
Support the annual insurance renewal process and help implement policies required to address any gaps identified within the enterprise risk model.
Review and support the Association’s system set up for HST ensuring compliance with tax legislation.
Provide support to various projects that may arise and produce internal management reports/analysis as may be required (assisting GM Finance & Accounting as needed).
Completion of CPA course curriculum.
1-2 years of experience in an Accounting related function.
Knowledge of Accounting Software, Oracle based software, intermediate Excel skills and Microsoft Office an asset.
Close attention to detail and accuracy of work is required.
Customer service attitude.
Acceptable Police Check.
Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing and goal achievement across the Association.
Creativity and Innovation: Develops new ways or adapts existing ideas to help us achieve desired results. Challenge the status quo to discover more effective ways of performing.
Initiative: Do the right thing at the right time without being asked.
Problem Solving: Identify an issue, gather and process relevant information coming up with possible solutions, select appropriate responses and implement them.
NOTE: This position requires a commitment to the YMCA mission and core values, as well as a commitment to building developmental assets in children and adults.
When applying, please quote posting number JP 180-2017, to:
APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 19, 2017 by noon
The YMCAs of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace, welcoming applications from all qualified persons. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation need known to the YMCA. The YMCAs comply with the Employment Standards Act, Pay Equity Legislation and privacy laws. In keeping with privacy laws, we are committed to protecting personal information by following responsible information handling practices. For more information on the YMCAs commitment to privacy, please visit our web site at www.ymcacambridgekw.ca. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.