Accounting Assistant

Greater Sudbury, ON, Canada Req #413
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
The YMCA of Northeastern Ontario is a dynamic charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of communities by offering opportunities for personal growth, community involvement and leadership. We have been offering programs and services to the North Bay community since 1958 and to the Greater Sudbury community since 1936! To learn more about our programs and services offered please visit our website.

We are currently looking for an Accounting Assistant to join our team of committed professionals. This full-time contract position within the Association is housed at the YMCA of Northeastern Ontario’s Durham location in SudburyUnder the leadership of the Finance Manager, the Accounting Assistant is responsible for supporting the Controller and Finance Manager with preparing journal entries, accounts payables, account receivables, supporting the monthly closure and participating in the data entry process.


START DATE: As soon as possible


RATE OF PAY: $44,252 per year

HOURS: 40 per week


Major Responsibilities

  • Oversee accounts payable. accounts receivable

  • Assist with financial audits

  • Participate in required meetings and provide input

  • Oversee accurate bank reconciliations

  • Ensure all administration filing systems are maintained

  • Data Entry 

  • Other duties as assigned by the Association 


  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in accounting or related field *for education completed outside of Canada, applicants are required to submit a WES with their application

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in marketing & communications or related field

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Advanced computer skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Strong understanding of computerized accounting, registration and billings adminstration

  • Current and satisfactory Police Record with Vulnerable Sector Check


If you would like to work in a family friendly environment, please apply, by website only, with a cover letter and resume by June 6, 2023 to the attention of the Personnel Committee.

Please ensure that your cover letter and resume both specify the job title of the position that you are applying for. 
All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, you must advise the Human Resources Department.
Please note that successful candidates will be required to submit a current and satisfactory Police Record with Vulnerable Sector Check for review prior to starting employment.
Please note that candidates invited for an interview will be required to submit three professional references.
YMCA of Northeastern Ontario is an equal opportunity employer that is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment. All of our employees and job applicants will be promoted or employed solely on the basis of their abilities and qualifications.
Educational credentials completed outside of Canada require a copy of your World Education Services documents (WES) along with your credentials. If you do not have a WES document, please visit Applications submitted without a WES document will not be considered. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Trainee
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  • Greater Sudbury, ON, Canada