Opportunities

Accounting Assistant

Halifax
Permanent
Venor is proud to partner with the North End Community Health Center in their search for an Accounting Assistant. The North End Community Health Centre (NECHC) was established in 1971 in response to an absence of primary health care in Halifax’s North End. Its original advocates were three determined women who persuaded a team of Dalhousie Medical School physicians to establish the first-ever collaborative primary health clinic. Located on Gottingen Street, NECHC is in the heart of a unique and culturally diverse community. As the Accounting Assistant, you will be a part of the accounting team reporting directly to the Manager of Finance. The Accounting Assistant is responsible for supporting the operations, accounting, and backup payroll and benefits administration for the North End Community Health Centre, supporting the organization’s strategic plan, mission, vision, and values. Working collaboratively with other members of the NECHC Finance team, third-party organizations and members of the NECHC health team this position will coordinate the day-to-day operations of NECHC.
Key Responsibilities
  • Accounts Payable
    • Input invoices and submit them for approval to managers
    • Verifying HST/GST registration
    • Resolve invoice discrepancies
    • Verify and reconcile credit card statements and expense reports, codes, post and ensure appropriate approvals for payment
    • Maintain petty cash
    • Process and issue cash advancements
  • Accounts Receivable
    • Prepare customer invoices and send them to respective recipients
    • Ensure rent amounts match up with accounting records
    • Record cheques, cash, direct deposit payments, and receipts for future grants
  • Control processes & procedures
    • Ensure no open vendor invoices
    • Ensure all customer invoices have been issued for all services delivered within 5 business days
  • Payroll Support
The successful candidate will have a post-secondary degree/diploma in accounting, and commerce. You will have 3-4 years of work experience in a related field with experience in payroll, and benefits administration, operational knowledge of Xero or another accounting system, and proficiency in Microsoft Office. As the ideal candidate, you are a motivated self-starter who thrives in a team environment. You have strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail. NECHC is a fast-paced environment having critical thinking and time management skills are considered strong assets to the position. At Venor, we embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, what you believe in, or who you love, we welcome your application. We all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences. We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application and interview process, please let us know (including different materials or otherwise). Interested applicants are asked to please forward their resumes to Tommy Grant via tommy@venor.ca

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