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ACT Autism Community Training Society
Accountant/ Senior Bookkeeper - Job Description

Overall Purpose of the Position

The Accountant / Bookkeeper will perform all accounting functions for a small not- for- profit society. This job is a permanent part-time position. The Accountant /Bookkeeper reports to the Executive Director.

The Accountant/Bookkeeper must have a criminal record check.

Qualifications:

Education & Training
· Advanced experience and training in accounting and bookkeeping functions
· A Bachelor's degree in accounting or CGA qualification is an asset.

Experience
· At least 5 years accounting experience preferably in a not-for-profit setting

Skills, Knowledge, Ability
· Proficient in Microsoft Office, spreadsheet and database applications.
· Quicken experience preferable.
· Ability to function independently, frequently under pressure, while managing multiple activities is an
   ongoing expectation.
· Ability to train colleague in basic bookkeeping duties
· Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
· Self-starter able to set up an accounting system in a new non-profit organization
· Physical ability to carry out duties of the position

Responsibilities
· Perform all accounting functions including accounts payable and receivable, cost accounting, payroll
· Prepare monthly financial statements with variance analysis with budget for Executive Director and
   Board
· Prepare grant financial reporting and assist with budgets for grant proposals.
· Assist with preparation of the organization's annual budget.
· Provide assistance/support during annual audit
· Assist with administering employee benefit plans
· Assist with managing organizations operations (fixed assets, building lease, equipment leases, etc.)

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