Jr. Accountant

Full-time, Permanent
Leslie & Sheppard, Remote & Work-from-home
Posted 1 month ago

Rate: $45k-47k/year

Location: Leslie & Sheppard – Hybrid MINIMUM 2 in-office days/week

Hours: 40h/week

Type: Permanent; Full-time

Are you looking for an organization where people care about each other? We are that organization. We are currently looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Junior Accountant.

The successful candidate will provide financial and administrative support in the Finance department and support the College at large in Account Payable, General Ledger accounting and Audit.


  • Entering and processing accounts payable invoices daily, working closely with the
  • Procurement team to ensure purchasing and payable activity is accurate, reliable and all
  • discrepancies are investigated and resolved
  • Ensuring the completeness of the voucher packets (purchase orders, proof of receipt,
  • invoice, cheque requisition if applicable), proper authorization, and accuracy of invoices
  • Processing employee expense requests in accordance with the approved policies and
  • procedures
  • Completing cheque/EFT batch runs, wire and online banking payments, cheque distribution
  • and filing on a weekly basis or as required in accordance with the “critical date list” to ensure
  • payments are made prior to due dates
  • Reconciling vendor statements, documenting and resolving within appropriate timeframes
  • Reviewing Purchase Order (PO) commitment report with Procurement and prepare reports
  • on a monthly basis
  • Handling accounts payable related inquiries and contacting vendors when necessary
  • Completing month end entries and uploading journals into NAV for approval
  • Conducting reconciliation for accounts payable control account
  • Preparing PO commitment report for year-end accrual and providing accurate and
  • completed report to the Finance Manager for review
  • Assists the finance team as requested


  • Post-Secondary education in accounting or related discipline
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar accounting position preferably in a not-for-profit
  • charitable sector and/or educational institution
  • Functional knowledge of general ledger, accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • operations in a not-for-profit and/or educational environment
  • Good interpersonal skills – able to communicate effectively oral and written to all levels of
  • staff as well as external contacts with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional organizational skills and detail orientation
  • Experienced with Microsoft Dynamics NAV and other relevant accounting software
  • Advanced Excel skills and solid understanding in other MS Office products
  • Exemplary customer service skills to deal with a wide variety of internal and external clients

Job Features

Job CategoryAccounting

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