Neil Squire Society is an equal opportunity employer. Our mission statement focuses on the empowerment of people of disabilities. We encourage applications from qualified people with a disability.
Reporting to the Director of Finance, the role of the Accounting Intern is to assist in day-to-day accounting tasks including accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, monthly journal entries and various reconciliations.
This job is for you if you are:
- A critical thinker: able to carefully analyze, assess, and conclude with reason and logic;
- A self starter: able to take a concept and develop it further into an actionable plan;
- A Creative Problem Solver: you are dedicated to “making it work” whether it means scaling it back, or looking at the same issue with a new perspective;
- Organized and detailed oriented;
- Work well with others and comfortable communicating via video conferencing; and,
- Enjoy using technology to help empower people.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist in full-cycle accounting and reporting
- Assist in month-end and year-end cut-off procedures
- Prepare monthly reconciliations for the general ledger and sub-ledger
- Accounts receivable (A/R)
- Prepare and process invoices and client statements
- Perform reconciliations and collect outstanding receivables
- Reconcile and resolve billings issues with clients
- Accounts payable (A/P)
- Process accounts payable
- Review payment documentation for accuracy and correctness for reimbursements
- Assist in reconciling vendor statements
- Liaise with internal departments and regions
- Perform filing and other general administrative tasks
- Assist and review the accounting procedures manual and update if needed
- Provide recommendations on streamlining accounting procedures
- Assist in ad-hoc tasks when assigned
- Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures
- Ensure confidentiality of company and clients’ information
- Enrolled in or recently completed a University Degree in Accounting or Commerce or Business Administration or related;
- Exceptional communication, planning and organizational skills;
- Intermediate knowledge of Excel and MS Office;
- Sage 300 experience would be an asset;
- Strong work ethic and attention to detail; and,
- As funding is provided through Government of Canada and targeted at youth, the successful candidate must be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment; be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Foreign students are not eligible) and; is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.
- Work Schedule – Typically Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week
- Based out of the Burnaby head office
- Position end date: March 31, 2023
- May be extended dependent on funding and performance
Please submit your application (cover letter and resume) along with your salary expectation to email@example.com. While we thank everyone for applying for this position, only those most suitable for the position will be contacted for an interview.