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Bookkeeping Associate

Young Associates

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  • Location: Remote, based in Toronto, ON
  • Date Posted: 2022-09-21
  • Close Date: 2022-10-07

Job Description

What you bring It’s all about fit. We’re looking for an enthusiastic team member who puts their heart into the job. You will have some personal connection to the arts, culture or the nonprofit world, plus an affinity for numbers, systems and order. As a team, we value efficient, reliable work backed up by strong accounting and sectoral knowledge. In our client relationships, we prioritize a collaborative and ethical approach. Technical proficiency: We’re looking for an aptitude for and commitment to this type of work, demonstrated by accounting or bookkeeping work history; and/or nonprofit or charity work history; and/or a diploma or certificate in accounting, finance, business or nonprofit/arts management. We provide training, but we expect you to walk through the door with a working knowledge of computerized accounting systems evidenced by employment history or completed courses using spreadsheets (e.g. Excel, Google Sheets) and one or more accounting apps (e.g. QuickBooks, Xero, Sage50). Professional qualities: You are a communicator and you enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise. Customer service is a big part of this job. It’s more than just deskwork! We’re looking for demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English. You take pride in your own work product, but also enjoy collaborating with your clients and your fellow employees to achieve organizational excellence. You are able to manage your time. Within a flexible work environment, you can prioritize concurrent tasks, meet deadlines, and seek help from / offer help to team members when needed, to handle volume. You are a self-starter. You enjoy working independently, and you’re also willing and able to ask for assistance or direction when you need it. You are a problem-solver. You can identify and assess issues and prepare effective client-focused solutions. This includes proactively recognizing the potential for improving processes and services. You are a life-long learner. You relish the opportunities for continuing professional education that come with this job. You must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential. The Perks Besides offering competitive pay and benefits, flexible hours, a cell phone plan and a company laptop, we work for organizations that matter. Our clients are busy making the world a better place – and you will be contributing to their success. Working at Young Associates allows you to challenge yourself every day. Our culture advocates work/life balance, continuous learning, and opportunities to support positive community engagement. Feed your passion, get inspired and grow with us!

How to Apply

Please fill out our job application form in the Associate job posting at www.youngassociates.ca/careers Young Associates thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls, please.