Accountant (Accounts Receivable)

Job Location: Halton (Burlington office)
Program: Accounting
Job Type:  Full-Time Permanent (40 hours / week)
Number of Positions: 1
Start Date: ASAP
Application Deadline: June 30, 2022 @ 4:00 pm 
Reports To: Director of Finance

What We Do

Woodview Mental Health & Autism Services offers a broad spectrum of services for children, youth and their families facing mental health challenges.  We work in direct partnership with children, youth and their families as well as with schools and social service agencies to ensure families are receiving the support they need, when and where they need it.

“We are committed to providing individualized, client-centred services and supports based on our values of accountability, collaboration, compassion, inclusion, and innovation”.

Woodview goes above and beyond to engage individuals and families by providing high quality mental health and autism services and supports that inspires hope and strengthens lives.

Working at Woodview

In 2018, 2019, and 2020, Woodview won the Canadian Non-profit Employer of Choice award with an overall assessment score of 85% (industry benchmark: 68%) demonstrating a high level of staff engagement, satisfaction and an overall positive workplace culture.  Top rated categories at Woodview included:  Personal Enjoyment, Reputation, Leadership, Employee Engagement and Management/Employee Relations.

“I am proud to be working here” – 97% of staff surveyed strongly/moderately agree

“My organization encourages fun and enjoyment” – 94% of staff surveyed strongly/moderately agree

“Woodview encourages a supportive team culture” – 96% of staff surveyed strongly/moderately agree

Employees Receive
  • A meaningful job that inspires hope and strengthens lives
  • A positive culture and supportive environment that offers flexibility
  • A comprehensive benefits package including extended healthcare and dental coverage as well as a RRSP contribution program
  • A generous vacation entitlement (entry-level full-time employees can expect to receive 3 weeks paid vacation to start)
  • A commitment to wellness in the workplace as well as ongoing professional development and training opportunities
Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):

The ideal candidate for this role will have precious experience with accounts receivable and collections, as well as general ledger (G/L) account reconciliation. The main responsibilities of this position will be preparing and processing monthly customer accounts, as well as assisting the Halton and Brantford Autism Fee for Service Programs with their accounting needs.  This will include:

  • preparing and processing monthly customer invoices and processing related payments;
  • following up on outstanding accounts and responding to customer enquiries;
  • assisting customers by providing documents necessary for expense reimbursement;
  • assisting Program Managers with the compilation of billing information; and
  • the preparation of ad hoc reports related to program revenue and cash flow. 

This role will play an important role in providing service to internal and external clients, answering questions, and co-ordinate billing as it relates to their account.

The ideal candidate will have experience working within small teams/departments who understand each other’s roles to have the full picture of accounting within Woodview.

Other duties will include:

  • Assisting with month end account reconciliation and preparation of working papers and journal entries
  • One-time funding tracking and reconciliation
  • Assisting and preparing for interim/year-end audits
  • Assisting other accountants as necessary – accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll
Qualifications:
  • Diploma in accounting, minimum of 3 years of experience
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to dive in and problem solve
  • Sage 300 experience  an asset
  • Non-profit accounting experience an asset
How To Apply

Qualified candidates are asked to send their resume to Melissa Fitzgerald at careers@woodview.ca (including the job title “Accountant” in the subject line).

We thank all candidates but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Woodview welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. Woodview is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.