Job Position: Accountant
Organization: The Bruce Trail Conservancy
Location: 55 Head St, Suite 101, Dundas, Ontario

Start Date: Immediate
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30

Application Deadline: Friday, October 5, 2018 at 4:00 pm (ET)

The Bruce Trail Conservancy is seeking an organized, self-motivated individual who has a background in accounting and financial reporting in a not-for-profit setting and who has a strong attention to detail. The Bruce Trail Conservancy offers a collegial work environment where creativity, initiative, personal commitment to excellence and the spirit of teamwork are highly valued.

Reporting to the Director of Finance this position is responsible for accounting tasks including general accounting, accounts receivable/payable, payroll, preparation of Club financial statements and assistance with organization wide budgets.


  • In consultation with senior management, prepare the annual budget
  • Project fund allocation needs
  • Data entry into Sage 300c, including revenues, expenses, accounts payable and receivable
  • Data entry for period-end, month-end and year-end closing including preparing WSIB, EHT, payment and report and preparing insurance payments 
  • Administration of payroll including issuance of pay cheques, preparation of tax information (annual T4s and T4As), negotiate and manage the employee insurance and benefits plans, process and submit statutory and benefits remittances
  • Ensure reconciliation of all bank accounts and other balance sheet items
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the general ledger
  • Complete a yearly inventory count and reconcile to accounting records
  • Assist external accountants and auditors


Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • CPA designation with a minimum of 3+ years of experience
  • Familiarity with accounting and financial reporting in a not-for-profit setting
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • 3+ years of experience with Sage 300c


To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter with your salary expectations to Human Resources by 4pm on Friday October 5th attention to Jackie Randle.