Accounting and Claims Officer

Job city: 
Mississauga
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 7, 2023 - 10:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time

Summary

At Achev, we believe that everyone deserves an equal opportunity to build a better life and a successful future. For more than 30 years, we have dedicated ourselves to helping diverse Canadians and newcomers achieve their full potential. Today, we are one of the largest providers of employment, newcomer, language, and youth services in the Greater Toronto Area. Our dedicated team of nearly 400 staff delivers a wide range of innovative, high-quality, and personalized programs and services that empower our clients to prosper and our communities to thrive.

We thrive in a OneAchev culture where collaboration and an integrated service delivery will positively impact Achev’s resiliency, agility, success, and growth.

Join us in helping diverse Canadians and newcomers achieve their full potential!

Achev’s latest Impact Report: www.achev.ca

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Senior Manager Finance and Accounting, the Accounting & Claims Officer will be responsible for various tasks performed in the Finance & Accounting function such as: monthly claims processing and reporting to the programs managers and periodical reporting to the funders, coordination in monitorings/audits conducted by funders as well as the annual financial audit, recording AR invoices and reconciliation of funders/customer accounts. The responsibilities of this role will also require to assist in day to day accounting tasks, month end process & financial reporting, annual budgeting process and coordination in year-end audits.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure that all internal and external reporting and compliance obligations are fulfilled on a timely basis. Duties and Responsibilities of this role include but not limited to:
• Prepare programs claims on a monthly basis and report to the managers
• Track and Report monthly variance of programs’ expenses compared to budgets
• Update, maintain and reconcile accounting records more particularly AR and deferred revenue accounts.
• Compile programs expenses data and prepare reports for periodical reporting to funders
• Assist in month and year end reporting and annual budgeting process
• Record A/R invoices in the accounting system and maintain funding tracking sheets
• Organize filing system relating to funders claims, reporting and remittances
• Perform all other necessary tasks and reconciliations performed in the department
• Notify if there are any discrepancies to the manager/director and be proactive with changes or improvements to the workflow within the department.
• Participate in preparing, maintaining, and/or verifying accounting, financial, and statistical records, ledgers, and files.
• Monitor customers/funders accounts for non/late payments and do follow ups
• Collect and compile statistical and financial data for special reports, as required
• Participate in projects as and when needed
• Liaise with other departments, customers, vendors, programs internal staff and funders
• Other duties and tasks as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Minimum 3 years experience in an accounting and funds administration role
• Experience in the Not-for-Profit sector is preferred
• Diploma/Degree in accounting and finance. Enrolment at advance stage in an accounting recognized program will be considered an asset
• Knowledge of compliance with provincial and federal financial regulations
• Hands on experience in any accounting software preferable SAGE 300c
• Knowledge of applicable rules and regulations including Canadian GAAP, NFP and charity regulations
• Ability to plan, organize and establish accounting procedures and prioritize work based on month end and year-end reporting deadlines.
• Sound analytical and interpersonal skills, self-motivated, detail-oriented, problem-solving skills and the ability to multi-task are a must.
• Ability to work as a team member, to establish effective working relationships with all teams, and to display tact and diplomacy in dealing with all the business partners
• Ability to preserve the confidentiality of company information.
• Strong communications skills

Achev is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion and to creating opportunities that empower people to achieve their potential. We invite staff and client input. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce where employees are inspired to provide an atmosphere of respect for and encouragement of all. We aim to increase awareness and reduce barriers in order to positively influence the communities we serve.

How to apply: 

Please apply at our website www.achev.ca / About / Careers at Achev

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