The Baycrest Foundation has an opportunity for a
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT – FULL TIME
70 Bi-weekly Hours | Non-Union | Days Shift
The Baycrest Foundation provides crucial funding to the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care. The Operations department of the Foundation is responsible for processing over $25 million in fundraising revenues annually. The department is also responsible for the integrity of the donor database and maintenance of donor endowment and restricted funds.
The Financial Accountant, as a member of the Finance & Operations team, contributes to the successful operation of the Baycrest Foundation, ensuring that financial reporting and controls drive accurate and informed business decisions.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Reconciles General Ledger accounts Prepares and inputs monthly and adjusting journal entries to the General Ledger Updates General Ledger when a new cost centre or a new General Ledger account is created Runs monthly endowment and donor restricted sub-ledger reports as well as post investment income allocations Assists in the completion of financial schedules for the Foundation at the year-end audit Participates in preparation of year-end audit schedules and annual budgeting exercises Analyzes and seeks clarification of accounting-related data from departments within the Baycrest Foundation. Reconciles all bank accounts held by the Foundation. Provides support to Finance department staff, as needed Prepares working papers and files HST Assists in fund reconciliations. Prepares monthly investment performance report and co-ordinates with external investment consultants Manages the submission of invoice to the Accounts Payable department Performs Data entry and date verification of donors information as needed Responsible for the biweekly completion and submission of timesheets to payroll department Arranges quarterly Committee meetings and helps to prepare packages for these meetings Manages capital calls and income distributions. Tracks outstanding investment commitments.
Qualifications include but are not limited to:
- Completion of, or enrolment in a Certified Professional accountant program is required. Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or related field of study is preferred. Minimum of two (2) years accounting experience. Electronic system data management experience. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Proficient with other Microsoft software including Word, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, Acrobat and Internet knowledge Prior exposure to SmartStream, PROPHIX, Raiser’s Edge, and Financial Edge is preferred. Excellent communications skills, verbal and written Excellent interpersonal skills Superior organizational skills. Ability to work flexible hours in order to meet reporting deadlines. Proven ability to complete priorities on a timely basis.
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Please note that Baycrest has implemented mandatory vaccination for all employees. It is a condition of employment that new employees provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start date of employment. This means that all new employees must have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada at least 14 days prior to their start date. In addition, it is a condition of employment that all new hires obtain and submit proof of all booster vaccines as approved and recommended by Health Canada.
Applicants who have appropriate written proof of a medical reason, or a reason pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code, for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may provide such documentation to the Human Resources department. Such situations will be considered on a case-by-case basis