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SOUTHWEST ONTARIO ABORIGINAL
HEALTH ACCESS CENTRE
Status: Part-time (21 hours)
Posting Date: May 8, 2018
The organization: Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (“SOAHAC”) is a diverse, dynamic, multiservice Indigenous health and wellness agency. We strive to provide quality, wholistic health services by sharing and promoting traditional and western health practices to enable people to live in a more balanced state of well-being. SOAHAC provides services to Indigenous people including those who live on and off reserve, status, non-status, Inuit, and Metis within the southwest region. SOAHAC has a mandate of ensuring that health services are accessible, of high quality, and are culturally appropriate. We are also mandated to build health care capacity within Indigenous communities. Currently, we are seeking the services of a Accountant to join our interdisciplinary staff team based at our London and/ or Chippewas of the Thames site.
The Role: Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Accountant will ensure the accurate and timely provision of financial information and analysis. Responsible for providing a variety of tasks including financial and statistical analysis, benchmarking, performance monitoring and forecasting. They will assist with the preparation of organization’s budget estimates, provincial budget requests, monitoring and control of expenditures. They will provide various financial and statistical reports utilizing statistical reporting tools; technical accounting support for internal and external agencies with quality customer service.
Experience: Experience in a general accounting field, in developing spreadsheet and/ or database applications for financial analysis and reporting. Experience in non-profit/ fund based and/ or health care setting preferred.
Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
- University degree in finance, statistics, accounting or a similar discipline. Candidates with a professional accounting designation (CPA, CMA, CA or CGA) are preferred
- In-depth knowledge of general accounting practices and procedures in a computerized accounting environment, specifically Microsoft Great Plains an asset
- Mathematical aptitude and analytical skills applicable to various financial and accounting functions
- Advanced proficiency utilizing all Microsoft Office applications including Excel
- Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability
- Ability to work outside normal business hours as required on occasion
- Valid Driver’s license, as well as, access to a reliable vehicle
- A current police vulnerable sector check is a condition of employment
- Assists with the development the organization’s administrative and financial policies and procedures
- Assist in developing, control and maintenance of new financial management reports, forms, worksheets, statistics and forecasts to provide the necessary information and tools to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the organization
- Assist with the preparation and development of the annual budget
- Assist with the preparation of quarterly financial reports for applicable programs to agencies as required
- Perform accounting, analysis, research, and reconciliation of the organization’s operating and capital budget development, monitoring and financial processes; identify and report any issues to the CFO
- Prepare bi-weekly payroll for back office/ pension payroll deductions and annual Member Data Collection reconciliation
- Prepare budgets and forecasts in consultation with Management and Leadership
- Work in a team environment, supporting the Finance team as required. Act as a backup to the CFO and/ or Bookkeeper in their absence within the provisions of the applicable policies
- Travel to other SOAHAC sites as required
- Perform other duties as assigned by the CFO, in accordance with the organization’s objectives
This job may require additional responsibilities and duties as assigned by Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre.
Please Note: This position is based on annual funding and is part-time @ 21 hours (3 days) per week. Compensation package is competitive and subject to experience and funding.
SOAHAC values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer; however hiring preference will be given to qualified Indigenous applicants. SOAHAC is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, please advise Human Resources.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your cover letter, resume, and names of 3 references (minimum of two references from a Supervisor/ Manager) to:
Please include Subject Line: Accountant, London
Attention: Anna-Marie Evans
Human Resources Manager
Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre
425 – 427 William Street,
London, ON N6B 3E1
Closing Date: May 23, 2018
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