Accountant

Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is seeking a permanent 0.5FTE Accountant. 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 December 10, 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.