Accounting Technician
Loader GIF


The Children's Aid Society of SD&G


May 1, 2021


Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Area, Canada




Major Responsibilities

  • Processing of vendor invoices, employee expenses,
  • Prepare and process electronic transfers and payments
  • Handling client and vendor queries in a timely and professional manner
  • Create and maintain accurate client and vendor files
  • Perform month-end and year-end reconciliations and reporting
  • Update and maintain various spreadsheets and reports
  • Receives, researches, and resolves a variety of internal and external inquiries including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons
  • Files, maintains, and distributes accounting documents, records, and reports.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of client information



  • Maintaining accurate journals, ledgers, and books of account, including the preparation of general journal entries
  • Preparation and reconciliation of G/L accounts
  • Processing month-end journal entries
  • Financial analysis
  • Process/procedure creation, maintenance, and improvement
  • Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures
  • Application and discharge of Child tax benefits, Green Shield benefits for youth
  • Monitoring and reconciling Ontario Child Benefit funds
  • Prepare applications for RESP’s and summarize monies received for deposit into individual child accounts
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Finance Coordinator/Manager of Finance



Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Ability to identify systemic barriers to equity and anti-oppressive practices and apply this lens to your work
  • Knowledge, experience, and understanding of the culture, history and current issues/oppression experienced by First Nations, Inuit and Métis; those of African-Canadian/Black heritage; and other racially marginalized persons in our community
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook)
  • Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy and analytical thinking required
  • Ability to problem solve, troubleshoot, and use critical thinking skills required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively in a team atmosphere, with clients, vendors, and all levels of management
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet departmental deadlines
  • Highly organized
  • Positive and energetic personality




  • Minimum College Diploma in Accounting or Finance (or equivalent)
  • 1-3 years accounts payable or general accounting experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • The ability to communicate in both official languages will be a requirement for any position designated as essential under the French Language Services Act
  • As a requirement of employment all applicants must have a Canadian Social Insurance Number



  • Bilingualism
  • SAGE 50



  • Oracle, Sage 300 ERP, or other Enterprise financial system




This is a confidential, non-union, administrative position reporting to the Director of Finance.

The Accounts Payable Specialist is primarily responsible for providing financial and analytical, administrative, and clerical services for Child Welfare Finances and other Agency Finances. This includes processing and monitoring payments and expenditures. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner, the incumbent will ensure that payments are accurate and up-to-date, and that vendors and suppliers are paid within established time limits.




Salary range $49,079 - $62,604, commensurate with education and experience



Employment Equity

CAS SDG values building a workforce that is reflective of the diversity in our community and strongly encourages applications from all qualified individuals, especially those who can provide perspectives and contribute to a further diversification of ideas. Please indicate in the application process should you identify as First Nations, Inuit and Métis; African-Canadian/Black heritage; or if you are a member of another racialized or otherwise marginalized group.




We comply with the AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act). If you require accommodation at any time throughout the application process, or if this information is required in an accessible format, please contact us.





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