Accountant

Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is seeking a permanent 0.5FTE Accountant. The position start date is November 5, 2019. The position is located in Saskatoon, SK.

The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is a provincial non-profit organization; our goal is healthy children. The Institute works to prevent disabling conditions in children through primary prevention. As a member of the Prevention Institute team you will be part of a healthy and effective work environment that is committed to professionalism, responsibility, accountability, and team work. In order to fit within the culture of the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute, the candidate will be reliable, trustworthy, and have personal values that match with the organization’s.

The Accountant will be responsible for ensuring the accurate, timely, and effective recording, monitoring, filing, and reporting of all the financial records of the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute.

The Accountant will work with the Institute team to prepare, monitor, and report on core and project budgets for the Institute, and will be responsible for:

  • providing monthly financial statements for all Institute projects and activities
  • preparing financial reports for Board and funders in accordance with contract requirements
  • preparing year-end financial statements and information for audit purposes and tax returns in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • liaising with banking institutions and accounting, audit, and investment firms to manage the Institute’s financial portfolio
  • reconciling all banking and investment accounts on a monthly basis
  • managing accounts payable and receivable and monitoring cash flow
  • preparing payroll monthly, issue appropriate documentation for income tax purposes, and provide records of employment for staff who leave the Institute
  • monitoring employee benefits and complete reports as required
  • monitoring employee time, including vacation and sick time
  • preparing annual budgets

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A strong understanding of non-profit organizations, generally accepted accounting principles, and applicable provincial and federal legislation
  • Experience in preparing financial statements and reports, including detailed variance analysis; preparing corporate tax returns; preparing payroll; completing reconciliations and journal entries
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience providing financial and accounting support to multiple staff for the purposes of budget management
  • Ability to carry out work autonomously and with little supervision
  • Proficiency with SAGE 300, Microsoft Office, including Excel, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting and 3-5 years’ applicable experience
  • To apply:

    Send a cover letter, resume, and three references by 12:00 noon on October 15, 2019 to:

    Joelle Schaefer, Executive Director
    Saskatchewan Prevention Institute
    1319 Colony Street, Saskatoon, SK S7N 2Z1
    Email: info@skprevention.ca
    Phone: 306-651-4300
    Fax: 306-651-4301

    Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. We may contact candidates and hire the position prior to the end date of this job posting.

Perinatal and Infant Health Program Coordinator

Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is seeking a 1.0 FTE Perinatal and Infant Health Program Coordinator. The position is available until March 31, 2020, with possibility of extension. The position is located in Saskatoon, SK.

The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is a provincial non-profit organization, our goal is healthy children. The Institute works to prevent disabling conditions in children through primary prevention. As a member of the Prevention Institute team you will be part of a healthy and effective work environment that is committed to professionalism, responsibility, accountability, and team work. In order to fit within the culture of the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute, the candidate will be reliable, trustworthy, have personal values that match with the organization’s, and believe in primary prevention and the importance of promoting child and family health.

The Program Coordinator will be responsible for researching and promoting emergent current best evidence in perinatal and infant health. The Coordinator will work with the Institute team to plan and manage the Perinatal and Infant Health Program and will be responsible for reviewing current evidence, preparing reports, writing review articles and briefs, developing resources, preparing proposals, and monitoring the budget. The Coordinator will collaborate with other agencies and professionals and will manage an online network of individuals working in the area of maternal and infant health.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A good understanding of the factors that impact perinatal and infant health
  • A strong understanding of primary prevention
  • Experience in research tasks, including an understanding of evaluation methods and experience researching and writing literature reviews and summary reports
  • An understanding of, and practice in, the use of social media and technology-based tools in health promotion
  • A working knowledge of the healthcare system in Saskatchewan, including barriers to access for remote and rural communities
  • Experience working in a collaborative, team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, including an understanding of plain language
  • Confidence and experience in public speaking to a variety of audiences and using a variety of mediums (in person and virtual)
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Experience writing funding proposals and reports
  • Project management skills, including development and maintenance of a work plan and budget, including the monitoring of progress and evaluating success
  • The ability to facilitate professional and community networks and advisory committees
  • A university degree, preferably a Masters, in nursing, community health and epidemiology, public health, social work, or a related field
  • To apply:

    Send a cover letter, resume, and three references by 12 noon on September 16, 2019 to:

    Joelle Schaefer, Executive Director
    Saskatchewan Prevention Institute
    1319 Colony Street, Saskatoon, SK S7N 2Z1
    Email: info@skprevention.ca
    Phone: 306-651-4300
    Fax: 306-651-4301

    Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. We may contact candidates and hire the position prior to the end date of this job posting.