Key Duties and Responsibilities
Accounting and Bookkeeping functions

  • Perform the day- to-day processing of all bookkeeping transactions
  • Accounts Payable: review and verify all invoices, obtain approvals and backup, prepare payments on a weekly basis.
  • Prepare deposit batches, record appropriate transaction, reconcile deposits from multiple sources.
  • Prepare grant disbursement payments in accordance with financial controls and protocols
  • Prepare and post monthly Journal Entries to the General Ledger
  • Monitor cash flow and cash management
  • Assist in all functions pertaining to year-end closing and annual audit
  • Post, report and remit HST rebate
  • Deal with routine financial transactions and correspondence. Maintain all financial records in a prescribed manner.

Payroll administration

  • Administer payroll, identify and resolve discrepancies
  • Post and maintain records for taxable benefits
  • Monitor remittances to Receiver-General for source deductions
  • Monitor T4 and T4A preparation and distribution
  • Prepare WSIB and other provincial Work and Safety reports and remittances

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree or diploma in business or administration and certification in bookkeeping or financial management
  • 3 years accounting or bookkeeping experience including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and general ledger in a similar nonprofit organization
  • Solid understanding of fund accounting
  • Paid or volunteer experience with a women’s organization is preferred


  • Demonstrated working knowledge of QuickBooks, Excel and payroll systems- ADP is strongly preferred.
  • Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and standards for charitable organizations in Canada
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements of processing payroll accounting transactions and payroll returns
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English
  • Must be able to keep payroll information and employee benefits strictly confidential
  • High degree of accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate within a team environment

Expectations and Conditions
The chosen candidate will be able to start work as soon as possible and would complete a three-month probation period. Hours of work will be between 30-35 hours per week.

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The hourly rate for this position is between $27-$32 per hour. This is a six (6) month contract with the possibility of extension. Job Location Depending on the location of the successful candidate, this position could be work from home, hybrid or in office.  Our head office is in Toronto, ON but we are seeking candidates from anywhere in Canada. Some travel within Canada may be required.  

How to Apply

Apply Today by Submitting: ·       A one-page cover letter outlining why you want to be part of the Canadian Women’s Foundation and briefly summarizing your key skills and relevant experience. ·       A resume that provides an overview of your work, education, and volunteer experience. The deadline for submission is 11:59 pm EST on July 7, 2024.  Please email the document to humanresources@canadianwomen.org and indicate “Accounting Coordinator” and quote reference number “OP-005” in the subject line. We will be reviewing applications as they are received; early applications are encouraged.

About Canadian Women's Foundation

The Canadian Women’s Foundation is a national leader in the movement for gender equality in Canada. Through funding, research, advocacy, and knowledge sharing, we work to achieve systemic change. We support women, girls, and gender-diverse people to move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership. Since 1991, our generous donors and supporters have contributed more than $185 million to fund over 3,000 life-transforming programs throughout Canada. For more information about the Foundation, visit our website. To learn more about what we offer to employees and why you should apply, visit Work With Us.

We strongly encourage applications from women, Two Spirit, trans, and non-binary people who identify as Black and/or racialized, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit, living with disabilities, and/or members of 2SLGBTQI+ communities.


La Fondation canadienne des femmes est un chef de file du mouvement pour l’égalité des genres au Canada. Par le biais du financement, de la recherche, de la mobilisation et de la diffusion des connaissances, nous travaillons à la réalisation de changements systémiques. Nous aidons les femmes, les filles et les personnes de la diversité de genre au Canada à se sortir de la violence et de la pauvreté et à acquérir confiance et leadership. Depuis 1991, grâce à la générosité de nos donateur·trices et de nos sympathisant·es, nous avons versé plus de 250 millions de dollars pour financer au-delà de 3 200 programmes qui transforment des vies partout au Canada. Pour en savoir plus sur la Fondation, visitez notre site Web. Pour obtenir plus d’information sur ce que nous offrons à notre personnel et sur les raisons de postuler, visitez notre page : Travailler avec nous.