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We are a dynamic community-based health centre promoting social justice and health equity in the Regent Park neighbourhood and Downtown East area of Toronto. We operate out of several locations and provide a wide variety of services including: primary health care, chiropody, physiotherapy, health promotion, social work, community health, immigrant and refugee services, harm reduction and homeless programs, Pathways to Education, infant and child development programs, parenting programs, youth outreach and employment services.

Salary

Hourly Range: $34.71 - $41.82 plus Benefits including HOOPP Pension

Hours

35 hours per week

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of the Senior Accountant is managing all aspects of the accounting operations of the organization under Part III of the CPA Canada Handbook.

The Senior Accountant works directly with the Director of Finance and Operations to ensure the organization’s financial systems and protocols are implemented in accordance with the financial policies and procedures and reporting requirements of management and funders. Specific areas of responsibility include performing full cycle accounting – including day-to-day bookkeeping, month-end closing, bank reconciliation, and forecasting cash flow.

This is a Full-Time Permanent Position, 35 hours per week.

Responsibilities Include

Accounting Operations

  • Oversee the day-to-day financial operations, including general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, ensuring accuracy, efficiency, under Part III of the CPA Canada Handbook.
  • Reconcile accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll
  • Perform the month-end and year-end close processes, bank reconciliations, and adjusting journal entries on a timely basis.
  • Support the Senior Financial Analyst, preparing management and funders reports,
  • Prepare property tax rebate filings.
  • Collaborate with the t supervisor on the preparation of the consolidated annual budget.
  • Import semi-monthly payroll and GL import processes
  • Supervise accounts payable and payroll staff.
  • Provide guidance and advice to the Finance team as needed pertaining to the monthly/quarterly processes and reconciliations
  • Provide leadership and support in the annual maintenance of the inventory of assets
  • Assist in the development and implementation of financial systems at RPCHC
  • Keep files to support the accounting transactions
  • Prepare allocations
  • Support the audit process by providing information requested and posting adjustments needed.
  • Prepare tax receipts
  • Manage the Public Sector Salary Disclosure annual report
  • Prepare the annual T3010, the HST rebate claim and file the annual property tax rebate
  • Provide backup support to the finance team as needed
  • Other duties as required

Administration

  • Develop and implement financial policies and procedures that align with best practices and ensure transparency, accountability, and fiscal responsibility.
  • Develop and maintain robust internal controls to safeguard assets, prevent fraud, and ensure compliance with financial regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Maintain and improve accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Record Investment transactions
  • Prepare and provide the information requested by the auditors regarding the area of responsibility.
  • Stay up-to-date with not-for-profit accounting regulations, charity directory regulations, and financial reporting standards, providing guidance and recommendations to ensure compliance and optimize financial operations.
  • Review the preparation and upload of the semi-monthly payroll

Organizational

  • Attend and contribute to organizational events and meetings as required;
  • Participate in and contribute to the effective functioning of team and committee meetings
  • Participate in relevant professional development, as assigned, to enhance skills.
  • Continue to improve professional knowledge and remain up to date concerning current trends in areas of specialization.
  • Observe and ensure compliance with RPCHC policy and procedures,
  • Work to promote health equity and social justice within the scope of the role.
  • Be knowledgeable about and comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Ontario Human Rights Code and other relevant legislation.
  • Keep Director informed and up to date on relevant issues.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field (CPA preferred).
  • Three to five (3-5) years of progressive experience performing full cycle accounting in a diverse, multi-service and preferably non-profit organization
  • Knowledge and experience working in accounting software – Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains (GP) and HR/payroll system – ADP Workforce Now
  • Experience managing accounting operations and implementing internal controls within a health centre/non-profit environment is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of not-for-profit accounting principles and regulations
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills with ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Solid understanding of grants management and fund accounting.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to interpret complex financial data and provide meaningful insights.
  • Excellent command of MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint). An exercise will be part of the interview.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to effectively collaborate and build relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently and manage priorities and collaboratively within and across teams
  • Ability to manage high volume of work and respond quickly and accurately
  • Highly flexible with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Understanding of Anti-oppression principles and ability to work effectively with people of various cultural, age and economic backgrounds
  • Interest and appreciation for the Regent Park area and issues affecting the community
  • A passionate and genuine commitment to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace culture at RPCHC
  • Understanding of Anti-oppression principles and ability to work effectively with people of various cultural, age and economic backgrounds
  • Must have the most up to date vaccine for the safety of clients and staff

Regent Park CHC is committed to equity in our hiring and employment practices. Applications are encouraged from qualified individuals who are Indigenous people, members of racialized communities, individuals of diverse sexual orientation and gender identification, persons with disabilities and others protected under the Human Rights Code as well as individuals with lived experience in the Regent Park community.

To protect the health and well-being of our clients and employees, Regent Park Community Health Centre has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy that requires all staff, including new employees to have the most up to date vaccine, by a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine. Individuals with valid medical or human rights-based exemptions, will be considered for appropriate accommodation within the policy.

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