Accounting Assistant 2
City of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
8d ago

This is an exciting opportunity for dynamic accounting / finance professionals who are interested in the operation of a Long-

Term Care Home. As an Accounting Assistant 2, you will be part of a high performing multi-functional business operation team in the assigned Long-

Term Care Home, providing a wide range of accounting, financial and administrative services to key stakeholders including the Home's management team, the residents as well as their families.

In terms of major responsibilities, this role :

Major Responsibilities :

  • Performs accounting duties such as reviewing, researching, analyzing and reconciling accounts, setting up and maintaining spreadsheets.
  • Prepares financial statements and statistical data reports such as resident rate reports, occupancy, spousal reunification and outbreak days.
  • Approves monthly PCard transactions and is petty cash custodian.
  • Reviews, analyzes and reconciles encumbrances, budget variance reports and cost detail records.
  • Maintains a Cost Control System for inventory and fixed assets.
  • Prepares financial information for management.
  • Performs and maintains accounts receivable functions including bank deposits and monitoring and pursuing outstanding resident receivables.
  • Performs calculations in order to process period end accruals for expenditures.
  • Prepares working papers and processes period end and year-end closing entries.
  • Reviews financial system reports and takes action as required.
  • Analyzes and reconciles account balances. Prepares, reviews, and posts journal entries.
  • Analyzes monthly budget variances.
  • Provides assistance on accounting, financial and administrative related matters, e.g., reviewing and executing the admission agreement contracts for residents and families;
  • addressing administrative and financial concerns; coordinating purchasing activities, coordinating audits for Inspection Protocols and quality improvement, and completing various forms, claims, applications, and access and service requests.

  • Provides financial analysis, claims and other information.
  • Creates / executes ad hoc financial system reports for analysis purposes.
  • Assists on projects and assignments.
  • Monitors Provincial statutes and regulations, City by-laws and / or Council direction, and agreements for any changes.
  • Maintains payroll records, generates payroll upload / reports and coordinates with managers.
  • Key Qualifications :

    Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to :

  • Post-secondary education in a discipline pertinent to the job functions such as accounting or finance or business administration combined with a professional accounting designation (i.
  • e. Chartered Professional Accountant) or the equivalent combination of education and / or related experience.

  • Extensive experience analyzing financial data, preparation of financial statements and reports using computer office system such as Microsoft Office Excel, Word, Access and financial information systems such as SAP
  • Considerable accounting experience, including financial and internal control applied in an operating environment, preferably in the public sector.
  • You must also have :

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, residents and families
  • Ability to prepare detailed correspondence, memoranda, summaries, financial statements and documentation requiring the interpretation and application of a wide range of administrative accounting practices, policy and legislation
  • Ability to apply relevant policies, procedures and provincial legislation that would be relevant to this position
  • Ability to maintain accurate and orderly electronic and manual files
  • Ability to perform complex detailed computations and calculations
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage work independently with minimal supervision and co-operatively as a member of a team
  • Ability to provide effective support, advice and guidance to staff
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work schedules, plan and execute assigned duties within tight timelines
  • Excellent analytical, conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement and discretion in dealing with confidential operational matters
  • Advanced knowledge of financial and internal controls
  • Ability to support the Toronto Public Service values to ensure a culture that champions equity, diversity and respectful workplaces
  • Please Note :

  • As a condition of employment with the Long-Term Care Homes & Services Division, selected candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Police Reference Check (PRC) with vulnerable sector screening, tuberculosis screening and proof of immunization in accordance with the Long-
  • Term Care Homes Act (O.Reg.79 / 10)

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