The FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT will be responsible for the completion of the monthly income statement and balance sheet; the reconciliation of balance sheet accounts; the planning and co-ordination of the month end close; day-to-day over-view of the Accounts Payable function; backup for the payroll function; Quarterly and Annual MOHLTC filings and the participation in Internal Audits. Other responsibilities may include the following:
- Daily collation of banking documents and account transfers in spreadsheet format – providing a daily cash balance and projected cash balance to the Manager of Finance and Business Analyst.
- Daily input of cancelled cheques into Great Plains – to maintain current outstanding cheque status.
- Prepare and enter monthly statistical and financial accruals.
- Maintain the fixed asset sub ledger.
- Prepare monthly departmental statements and monitor departmental spending against budget
- On a monthly basis, bill, invoice and journalize recoveries, WSIB and others as appropriate.
- On a monthly basis, reconcile and record approved funding to approved budget amounts
- Code all corporate payables invoices – using the account lines established in the annual budget.
- Review and check weekly payable batches.
- Active backup to Payroll Administrator.
- Actively participate in operational internal audits and external audits.
- Assist in the development of the annual budget.
- University degree and actively working towards or recently completed a Professional Designation in Accounting i.e. CPA or a Masters in Business Administration major in Accounting.
- Minimum three to four years of relevant work experience.
- Knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
- Strong Knowledge of Ministry of Health Information Standards in Canadian Health Organizations (MIS).
- Experience in internal auditing and internal controls.
- Excellent analytical skills and strong spreadsheet skills.
- Knowledge of LHIN operations and home and community care services
- Proficiency with Windows-based software (Excel, Word and Great Plains).
- Exposure to accounting, data controls and working in a controlled environment would be considered assets.
- Strong aptitude for detail work, accuracy and meeting deadlines.
- Ability to work effectively, both independently and as a member of a team
- Possess excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to operate effectively in a demanding deadline driven environment
- Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills, strong analytical skills.
- Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously and be exceptionally self-motivated and directed
Who We Are:
A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity and home to over 922,000 local residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Through the recently passed Patients First Act, LHINs are also now responsible for the delivery of home and community care services and primary care planning, resulting in a better experience for both patients and those who care for them.
Employees at the Central West LHIN enjoy a competitive compensation package, which includes a comprehensive benefit plan. We are committed to creating a work environment that fosters continuous learning at all levels of our organization, including ongoing internal learning opportunities, formal training events and conferences.
How to Apply:
If you are career minded and an ambitious person seeking a chance to be part of a team that’s truly making a difference in the lives of others, please apply on-line at http://lhinjobs.ca/.
We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.
We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates. Posting available in French upon request.