Job Opportunity: Bookkeeper/Accountant


January 15, 2021

Position Overview: The Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA) is an inclusive, pro-vegan non-profit organization that inspires people to choose a healthier, greener, more compassionate lifestyle through
plant-based eating. TVA is seeking a detail-oriented bookkeeping professional to provide bookkeeping and certain accounting services. The Bookkeeper/Accountant will assist in the execution of a variety of
financial duties including the preparation and maintenance of all financial records. The organization is seeking to fill this role through a service agreement with an independent contractor.

 Post deposits, supplier invoices and payments
 Prepare weekly deposits
 Prepare electronic or manual cheques for paying supplier invoices
 Prepare bank reconciliations and other account reconciliations
 Reconcile donations database against payment processing statements and bank transactions
 Prepare manual bi-weekly salaried payroll cheques and monthly source deduction remittances
 Prepare monthly financial statements for the Executive Director and Treasurer for presentation to the Board of Directors
 Prepare annual T4, T4A and T4NR4 slips and summaries
 Prepare annual HST return
 Prepare annual charity return
 Prepare month-end and year-end adjusting entries
 Preparing for and managing annual third-party audit process (including preparation of lead sheets and financial statements)
 Assist with the preparation of budgets for funding proposals and financial reports for funders
 Provide orientation and training upon request to the Executive Director or others concerning the
TVA’s accounting/finance systems
 Prepare financial applications on behalf of TVA (e.g., CEWS, CERS)
 Additional responsibilities as required by TVA
 Four year bachelor’s degree with major in accounting or equivalent, CPA preferred
 Minimum of two years experience in bookkeeping for a charitable organization
 Thorough knowledge and experience in all aspects of bookkeeping, relevant accounting principles and practices
 Sound knowledge of QuickBooks and Excel
 Demonstrated ability to work independently and with a high degree of efficiency and accuracy
 Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of vegan issues and philosophy
 Long-term vegan

Job Details
 Reports to: Executive Director
 Works with: Executive Director, TVA& Audit and Finance Committee and Treasurer
 Expected commitment: 10-20 hours per month
 Compensation: $30 hourly
 This is a twelve-month part-time contract (with an opportunity for renewal) and may include a probationary period

Application Process
To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by January 29, 2021 to
As a value and principle driven organization, we at the TVA are dedicated to diversity in our hiring and to maintaining an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable bringing their whole self to work and feel valued for who they are.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those invited to an interview will be contacted.

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