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Accounting Assistant - Etobicoke

1 month 1 week
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job industry: 
Health Care
Medical Services
Job Location: 

Job Description:

We are currently seeking an Accounting Assistant


Competition #                                 FY1617-080

Date Posted:                                    December 19, 2016

Date Closed:                                    until filled

Start Date:                                       Immediately

Reports to:                                       Manager of Finance

Category:                                         Temporary Full Time until January 30, 2018

Primary assigned location:             401 The West Mall, Etobicoke




Reporting to the Manager of Finance, the Accounting Assistant is responsible to provide accounts payable and other finance-related activities for the MHCCAC and follow MHCCAC policy and procedure. The Accounting Assistant will be responsible to process and verify supplier invoices and service provider billings, cheque requests and expense reports on a timely basis; ensure proper authorization for goods and services requests; and prepare cheques and direct deposits. They will also reconcile supplier statements and prepare accruals, ad-hoc reports and lists of outstanding purchase orders.



  • Provide administrative support for purchased client services, client registration system CHRIS to internal and external customers.
  • Submit and ensure accurate client registrations to the Ministry of Health.
  • Verify service provider visits to clients. Identify errors and take corrective action.
  • Verifies vendor invoices and prepares cheque requests.
  • Process, reconcile, match and verify supplier invoices, cheque requests and expense reports for input.
  • Ensure all requests are properly authorized and receipt of goods or services are acknowledged.
  • Once authorized, post into accounting software. Run Accounts Payable reports.
  • Reconcile supplier statements to the documents at hand or details in the system.
  • Prepare direct deposit and cheques and post into accounting software.
  • With appropriate approval, transmit direct deposit to bank.
  • Collects and prepares weekly statistics.      
  • Prepares reports as required.
  • Prepare direct deposit advices for the service providers/suppliers and staff.
  • Prepare list of outstanding purchase orders.
  • Prepare and identify month-end and year-end accruals for services rendered
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports
  • Identify issues/discrepancies that differ from policy and recommend appropriate solution.
  • Keep organized and accurate vendor records for audit purposes.
  • Understanding the MHCCAC policies and procedures for acquisitions/purchasing.
  • Other duties as assigned



Education, Training & Experience


  • Post-Secondary education in Accounting
  • Minimum two (2) but less than four (4) years job related accounts payable experience.
  • Familiarity with computerized accounting packages would be an asset
  • Exposure to accounting, data controls and working in a controlled environment would be considered assets.
  • Excellent problem-solving, mathematical and analytical skills
  • Strong aptitude for detail work and accuracy
  • Familiarity with computerized accounting packages would be an asset 

Knowledge and Attributes

  • Solid capability to use MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Understanding and commitment to quality service and best practice
  • Flexible, adaptable and responsive to change
  • Excellent problem-solving, mathematical and analytical skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent planning, time-management, multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Ability to probe, analyze and problem solve
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to deal with highly sensitive and personal information in a confidential manner
  • Ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Ability to communicate in French or another language an asset



Thank you for your interest in joining our exceptional team at Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre (CCAC).  


To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing Competition #FY1617-080 via the following link. 


Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Mississauga Halton CCAC is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.


To receive any Mississauga Halton CCAC document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.

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