Financial Assistant


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Hamilton, ON 



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Employment Type:

Full Time



Job Description:

Toronto Jobs is working with a client that is looking for a Financial Assistant to join their team. This position reports to the Director of Finance and Facilities; Performs a variety of accounting, budget and reporting functions.                 

Job Description:                         

  • Maintains, examines, analyzes, reconciles and assists with reports on current, capital, reserve and balance sheet accounts by undertaking the following activities

  • Inputting and retrieving financial data in a computerized accounting system including preparing journals, inputting data, balancing, initiating and processing computerized general ledger transactions

  • Reviewing capital contract tender related purchase requisitions and vendor invoices to ensure appropriate expenditures and approvals

  • Maintaining and co-ordinating contract payments

  • assisting in the preparation and co-ordination of monthly expenditure/revenue budget exception

  • Variance analysis and reports

  • Assisting in the year-end process by monitoring and analyzing accounts and by assisting in year-end budget variance reporting

  • Preparing accrual, prepaid and revenue journals for year end

  • Processing credit card/direct payment transactions for the Library including receiving and processing cash and cheque deposits and reviewing and processing invoices

  • Maintains balances and reimburses petty cash as required; picks up cash at the bank obtains prices and quotes for supplies and services, and receives purchase requests

  • Processes cheque requisitions, purchase orders, travel expenses and mileage expenses and ensures appropriate authorization and account distribution                

  • Assists in staff orientation; provides training and instruction to new Financial Services staff, branch cash custodians and others as required

  • Performs other duties as assigned, which are directly related to the major responsibilities of the job

Job Requirements:

Job  Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting, budget and related financial reporting requirements 

  • The completion of a business and/or accounting College diploma or equivalent specialized related business/accounting courses

  • Minimum of two (2) years progressive accounting experience, sufficient to acquire competency in analysis and understanding of financial statements and reports

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with PeopleSoft is an asset

  • Knowledge and experience with Windows and Microsoft Office applications including Word, and Excel

Company Info Recruitment Division 6645 Kitimat Road, Unit 27
Mississauga, ON, Canada

Phone: 905-812-5627
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