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The Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa is a feminist, non-profit community agency offering support and services to women and female youth who have been – or may be at risk of being – in conflict with the law. 

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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.                         

           Accountant

Position Type:            Full time

Salary:                         75,000.00 annual salary

Start Date:                  ASAP

Hours of Work:          Hours to be determined in consultation with the Executive Director

Qualifications:            The incumbent must be a designated accountant (CMA, CGA), 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.

Accounting Manager

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • The incumbent must be a designated accountant (CMA, CGA)
  • Must possess strong MS Excel skills
  • Must be familiar with CRA regulations as they pertain to charitable institutions
  • Must have operational expertise with Simply Accounting
  • Possess strong administrative and organization skills
  • Have experience with non-profit organizations.
  • 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.

Characteristics:

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.

The deadline for applications is January 18, 2018.   Interviews will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Note: position may close before application deadline.

Please send a resume and cover letter, electronically to:  jody.brenton@efryottawa.com Attention: April Bissonnette, Acting Executive Director

 

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