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Day Care Connection is seeking a full-time accountant to join our non-profit licensed child care agency.

Financial: Responsible for agency’s bookkeeping/general accounting Bank reconciliations and cash receipts, bank deposits Posting of books (deposits/disbursements, journal entries) Provides Co-Directors and Board of Directors with financial reports as required Liaises with Agency auditor during annual audit – together with Co-Directors prepares books for audit Co-ordinates with Co-Directors in the preparation of the operating budgets, grants and submissions Make certain that DCC is managed within its operating budget, payments are properly authorized, and all financial records are accurately kept and in accordance to generally accepted accounting principles and charitable sector requirements Prepare monthly cash flow financial statements and compare to budget Review budgetary variances Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger monthly and follow up promptly on overdue accounts Monitor accounts payable and receivables Financial Statements Record keeping Administer internal controls, financial management system accounting policies and procedures
Responsible for payroll function: Interfaces with Agency’s Mangers to oversee payroll Liaises with payroll service bureau Verifies statutory deduction remittances to Revenue Canada Assists/Prepares EI Record of Employment for employees on leave of absence or terminated Confers with Manager (s) regarding changes in employee’s eligibility for group insurance coverage, due to termination or leave of absence; follows up with employees in this regard
Performs year-end procedures: Year-end payroll reconciliation between payroll service bureau and Agency books Verifies figures with payroll service bureau for T4 prep Ontario’s EHT Reporting Ontario’s WSIB Reporting Handles PIER discrepancies from Revenue Canada Provides employment letters to employees on request Keeps up to date on payroll issues/changes affecting the Agency
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Provider payments: Monthly payments to providers made on a timely basis Arranges for advances to providers upon request T4A preparation and reporting Calculates retro grant payments to providers Ensures provider payments balance with days billed to parents/Children’s Services
Admissions/Withdrawals, City Submission and Accounts Receivable: Records admission of children, sends out initial parent billing, records termination of children, checks status of account and refers to Asst Administrator for follow-up Reconciles City monthly invoice with Centre and Home Care records; resolves discrepancies with Children’s Services Verifying accuracy of centres and providers’ attendance sheets before submission to Toronto (for subsidized children) Preparing monthly billing to parents from attendance records Account receivable function Parent billings, income tax receipt preparation Reconciling City of Toronto’s monthly invoice with group records; resolving any discrepancies Approves Asst Administrator’s handling of difficult accounts receivable situations or refers to Co-Directors for guidance With Asst Administrator, periodically reviews accounts receivable for possible bad debt write-offs, or furtherance to Small Claims Court
Diploma/degree accounting
Computer skills, knowledge of computer systems
Superior oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills, collaborative, supportive, exemplary teamwork skills
High levels of discretion, judgement, and integrity, committed to inclusion

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