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)