Administrative Assistant

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract

The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT), is looking for an experienced person to fill the position of Administrative Assistant.


  • Answering phones and providing administrative support including booking clients
  • Preparing financial claims and monitoring each expense line item to prevent over
  • Preparing deposit slips and perform bank deposit of funds received from all sources
  • Following up with donors and account managers via written and verbal communication
    regarding credit card payments, declined credit card transactions, expired credit cards
  • Maintaining and updating donation system with relevant donor information regarding
    change in credit card details, returned credit card cheque payments
  • Updating donation system with donation changes
  • Provide assistance in other special projects that impact A/R processes and efficiencies


  • Proven experience in finance and accounting, with an emphasis on accounts payable and accounts receivable or collections experience with extensive data entry and related accounting experience
  • Proven verbal and written communications skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with Quick Book
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications especially Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Mathematical ability, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated customer service, effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to establish priorities and to exercise good judgment
  • Flexible and able to work under pressure, including evenings and weekend when required
  • This is a full-time contract position
    Salary range: $21 per hour with generous benefits

    How to Apply:

    If you are interested, please send your resume with a covering letter to:

    Mr. Mulugeta Abai, Executive Director, CCVT
    194 Jarvis St., 2nd Floor
    Toronto, Ontario. M5B 2B7

    Fax: 416 363 2122


    Thank you in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.