The bookkeeper candidate should hold a diploma/certification in bookkeeping, or equivalent business experience, as well as a knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles. Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of the Simply (Sage 50 & 100) accounting software. They must also be proficient in Excel. Desirable skills: • Ability to multi task, strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy • Ability to work within specific deadlines and highly organized • Ability to work independently, and in a team-oriented environment • Strong communication and intrapersonal skills • Strong work ethic with can-do attitude Bookkeeping Responsibilities: • Setting up and maintaining financial records using Simply Accounting computerized bookkeeping system • Post journal entries and reconcile accounts, prepare trial balance of books, and maintain general ledgers • Complete and submit tax remittance forms, workers’ compensation forms, health care benefit forms, record of employment forms and other government documents • Prepare bi-monthly payroll • Monthly vacation tracking reconciliation • Prepare cheque payments for above remittances • Post credit card transactions, complete monthly reconciliation and prepare payments • Complete monthly payroll, annual vacation tracker and complete ROE as required • Maintains bank account records; reconciles bank accounts • Prepare other statistical, financial and accounting reports • Accounts Payable: • Process vendor invoices • Issue monthly A/P cheque payments • Process vendor payments • Complete monthly A/P reconciliation • Accounts Receivable: • Issue receivable invoices • Post received payments • Prepare bank deposits • Complete monthly A/R reconciliation Additional Responsibilities: • Maintain various monthly excel workbooks • Financial • Projects • Administrative • Time tracking Annual Duties : • Prepare accounting records to fiscal year end • Work with the outside accounting firm providing information when necessary • Prepare financial documents for new Fiscal Year • Prepare computerized software for new Fiscal Year • Complete T4’s and prepare T4 summary for remittance to CRA General Office Duties : • General Administration – Email, meetings, timesheets etc. • Maintain an accurate and complete trail of supporting documentation for all financial and bookkeeping activities • Maintain petty cash box If interested, please submit your resume in a word format. Thank you for applying!