• Accountant
    • Oakville, ON
    • Permanent
    •  The Role:   Accountant  

      Location:       Oakville   
      Industry:        Not-For-Profit    
      Type:              Perm Fulltime           


      With an operating budget of approximately $1M, and over $100M in assets, our client is seeking a detailed oriented accountant who has a passion for the not-for profit/charity industry.

      You will be a part of a tight knit team to ensure that the foundation runs smoothly and that all functions of the accounting department are crisp and accurate.


      Monthly Accounting Cycle

      • Prepare and post monthly journal entries
      • Process accounts payables and receivables
      • Ensure that gifts received, and grants paid or payable are accounted for appropriately
      • Maintenance of chart of accounts and fund structure in Foundant Community Suite system
      • Calculate and record monthly investment market values. Ensure proper accounting of investment management, custodial and performance fees payable to each investment manager
      • Fund accounting including allocation of monthly investment income and administration fees to funds
      • Reconciliation of operating bank accounts and Investment accounts
      • Balance sheet analysis monthly of accrued receivables, accrued payables, deferred revenues, capital assets and prepaid expenses
      • Income statement reconciliation and analysis

      Financial Reporting

      • Preparation of monthly financial statements with budget comparisons and variance analysis, including reporting on programs and direct charitable activities
      • Preparation of annual budget and quarterly forecast
      • Prepare monthly investment performance report
      • Preparation and support for dashboard reporting for board and other stakeholders
      • Development and maintenance of effective Fundholder statements, including reconciliation and analysis for Quarterly Fundholder Statements

      Cashflow and Investments

      • Reconciliation and verification of investments between managers and custodian statements
      • Cash flow monitoring, including initiating transfers between investment and cash accounts
      • Quarterly investment management compliance reporting
      • Regulatory Reporting
      • Tracking of HST expenses and recoverable amounts including CRA reporting semi-annually
      • support preparation of annual T3010 Charity Information Return
      • Issue T4 slips to all employees
      • Payroll
      • Coordinate payroll using an outsourced payroll service
      • Administer employee group benefits for staff of approx 10


      Coordination and support for annual interim and year end external audit


      • Relevant post-secondary degree
      • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a complex accounting department
      • General understanding of Investments
      • Experience in fund accounting charitable sector
      • Knowledge of GSuite and Microsoft office
      • Designated professional accountant
      • Ability to identify, implement and troubleshoot financial systems and fund accounting systems
      • Exceptional attention to detail
      • A passion for the charitable sector





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