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Position: Bookkeeper


Term:  Permanent Full-Time, 40 hours per week (35 paid, plus one unpaid ½ hr lunch and 2 unpaid 15 minute breaks)


Application Deadline:  December 6, 2019


How to Apply:  Send updated resume with contact information for three professional references by email to with the subject line:  Application for Bookkeeping Position


Start Date:  December 16, 2019


Hours:  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday



  • Regular entries of client’s sales receipts, invoices, expense receipts, credit card transactions and other source documents into the clients’ accounting systems

  • Reconcile bank and credit card statements for clients

  • Reconcile other accounts

  • Process payroll for clients

  • Produce budgets and financial statements as needed

  • Maintain and update client files as needed

  • Follow instructions by owners or managers

  • Maintain A/R and A/P records for clients

  • Perform other duties as requested



  • Proficiency with MS Office programs such as Word and Excel.

  • Speak, read and write English (min. Benchmark level 7 if EAL)

  • Must be proficient in Quickbooks Desktop, Quickbooks Online.  Experience with other accounting systems, such as Sage 50, Wave and Simply Accounting are strong assets.

  • Solid understanding of accounting principles

  • Must be able to work independently and with supervision

  • Absolute commitment to accuracy

  • Must always be willing to ask for guidance, support or information when required

  • Must obtain criminal record check (which will be reimbursed upon hiring with the presentation of a receipt)


The following will be considered strong assets:

      • Post-secondary education in business, accounting, or a related discipline

      • Proficiency with the Google Office Suite

      • Familiarity with other software used in bookkeeping, such as Receipt Bank, Hub Docs, Xero, Zoho, Wave Accounting, and Fresh Books

      • Management experience and experience supervising others

      • Sales experience

      • Proficiency in other languages

      • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License

      • Familiarity and experience with:

      • Writing and reviewing business plans

      • Commercial lending and loan applications

      • Writing successful grant applications

      • Project management



  • There is an aptitude test at the time of the interview

  • Only candidates selected for interviews and placement will be contacted


Pay & Benefits:  

  • Wage is between $18 - $23 per hour, commensurate with skills and experience.

  • Opportunities for advancement

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