Accounting Clerk

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 11:30pm
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Organization Overview

COSTI is a multicultural organization providing settlement, employment, and E.S.L. services to newcomers. For more information about COSTI, please visit our Website at

Maintains the Accounts Receivable system, donations system and processes all customer / client invoicing and funding claims using ACCPAC and/or Microsoft GP and/or NAV for Windows Accounts Receivable module.


  • Generates all agency invoices using the ACCPAC Accounts Receivable system
  • Updates Accounts Receivable system with payments and reconciles to General Ledger. Follows up on all discrepancies and processes adjustments as required
  • Ensures all Ontario Works invoices are processed and recorded. Provides department managers with details of payment discrepancies for further follow up
  • Reconciles bank statements to General Ledger bank accounts and processes adjustments
  • Prepares cash receipt journal entries from all cash deposit reports received from program and centre staff
  • Processes pre-authorized bank deductions from donors’ bank accounts and credit cards. Maintains donation reports (including Caring Together program) and issues donation tax receipts as required
  • Generates monthly internal operating statements & General Ledger and uploads to COSTI intranet
  • Responsible funding reports as required. Provides back up to all Employment Services reports. Assists in the budget process
  • Maintains agency property lease schedule and equipment lease schedule
  • Prepares fundraising statements and reports for review by Manager of Development and Senior Management
  • Provides telephone answering back up for receptionist according to telephone duty rotations
  • Provide back up for Payroll if required
  • Other ad hoc analysis as required


  • Community College Diploma in Accounting, or equivalent to 3rd level CPA, CGA
  • Three (3) years of experience in Accounts Receivable
  • Experience with ACCPAC for Windows. Experience with Microsoft GP and/or NAV is a definite asset
  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)
  • Experience in system integration, conversion and system upgrade
  • Must have the ability and flexibility to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong customer service and communication skills is essential
  • Willing to work overtime if required
  • Fluency in oral and written English

This is a full-time non-union position scheduled to work 35 hours per week
Start date: January 2, 2017
Starting salary range: $42,682 to $46,409 per annum+ benefits
Location: 1710 Dufferin Street, Toronto

How to apply:

If you are interested, please quote Reference #102-16 and send your resume with a covering letter by December 20, 2016 to:

Mr. Michael Politi
Manager, Staffing and Orientation
COSTI Immigrant Services
1710 Dufferin Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6E 3P2


Fax: 416-658-8537

COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions

Thank you to all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.