Accounting Manager

Central Toronto Roselawn, ONTARIO | 11 days

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Job Posting # 871914

Position: Accounting Manager
Site: 700 University Avenue, 4th Floor
Department: Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
Status: Temporary Full-time (6-month contract)

Do you want to be part of a bold, daring, and ambitious team that will Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime?

About Us
As one of the world’s leading cancer charities, The PMCF raises funds for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world, to deliver future care now.

For more than a decade, The PMCF has been on an aggressive growth trajectory. Setting daring and audacious goals is a mindset that is driven by our culture and passion to perform. We have pioneered many successful fundraising programs, including our world-leading Princess Margaret Home Lottery, and some of the world’s largest cancer fundraising events. The foundation’s vision, which will be your vision, is to Conquer Cancer in Our Lifetime.

The Princess Margaret is a proud member of University Health Network, Canada’s largest research hospital network, which also includes Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto Rehab Institute and The Michener Institute for Education.

About the Role
We are looking for an Accounting Manager to join the Finance team. Reporting into the Director, Finance you will be part of the daily operations of the financial reporting function and assisting the year end audit.

You will:

  • Help oversee the daily operations of the accounting function, including Accounts Payable, cash, month end close and monthly financial reporting
  • Be responsible for the timely and accurate review and posting of month end close transactions and the production of the monthly financial statements
  • Produce the monthly financial management commentary report with the help of the FP&A function
  • Establish and maintain integrity of the books within the Netsuite accounting system. Ensure financial data is reconciled and accurate and the processes are operating within a robust control environment
  • Help manage the year end close in a timely manner
  • Be a main point of contact with our external auditors and successfully answer any inquiries they may have
  • Assist in the preparation all tax related filings including T3010 and HST/GST returns
  • Ensure the accurate translation of our financial reporting from Event accounting to GAAP accounting at year end
  • Support internal and external stakeholders and maintain a great working relationship 
  • Assist in ad-hoc requests and projects as directed by the Director of Finance

You have:

  • 5+ years’ experience leading a full cycle accounting function
  • University degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA designation
  • Experience working for a Canadian not-for-profit and familiarity with fund accounting with in depth knowledge of GAAP
  • Knowledge of Event accounting is a plus
  • Experience preparing a T3010
  • Experience working with Netsuite (Oracle) an asset
  • Exceptional organizational skills, with the ability to handle competing tasks from various stakeholders
  • High proficiency with Microsoft tools, especially Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A successful track record of fostering a highly motivated team within a positive culture
  • High attention to detail with the ability to identify inconsistencies and errors
  • Always taken ownership of your work and demonstrate a high degree of accountability
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment

Why work with us?

  • Experience a sense of purpose that you won’t get anywhere else, in any other job. You will be making a difference for millions of people impacted by cancer
  • We have an open and approachable culture that enables you to bring your best ideas forward
  • We will invest in your growth through ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and education assistance programs
  • We offer flexible working arrangements to support your need to balance life at work and at home

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

Posted Date: February 19, 2021    Closing Date: March 5, 2021

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted


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