Internal Auditor/Accountant

21 Sep 2023

Full-time, Permanent
Toronto, ON
$84,000-88,000 / per Year
Job Details:

Our client, one of Ontario’s premiere representative associations has a permanent vacancy for an Internal Audit Accountant in the Finance department. This is a great opportunity to work with a notable organization, that offers great benefits

Interested candidates may submit their resume in word doc. format to Kerine Brown Gentles at for further consideration. Staffworks thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.


  • Responsibilities
    Working under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer and Manager of Finance and Audit, the Internal Audit Accountant IV assists Local Units to independently maintain their financial records using QuickBooks Online (QBO). The Unit Internal Audit Accountant will also prepare working papers and Unit Financial Statements with variance analysis for review by the Manager of Finance and Audit. The Internal Audit Accountant IV will assist in the planning and scheduling of the audits of financial statements for the units along with input from the Manager of Finance and Audit and/or Chief Financial Officer. Responsibilities Include:
    • QuickBooks Online (QBO)
    • Set up a standard chart of accounts for local unit use of QBO using the Unit Treasurer’s Manual as a guide.
    • Provide and maintain QBO standard financial reports as requested by the local unit.
    • Provided email and telephone support for QBO.
    • Unit Advisory
    • Develops and maintains relationship with units.
    • Monitors revenue and expenses and works as a resource for the Unit Treasurer and office staff under the guidance of the Manager of Finance and Audit.
    • Provides technical accounting support to Unit Treasurers and/or unit appointed staff on QBO.
    • Provides support in the development of ongoing improvement of effective reporting systems, problem solving and responding to requests and enquiries.
    • Communicates directly with CRA on various unit matters.
    • Maintains and monitors the unit budget responsibility structure to ensure internal financial statements are maintained.
    • Unit Year-end audit Procedures
    • Conduct internal financial statement audits, prepare financial statements, and notes disclosures for review by the Manager of Finance and Audit.
    • Performs variance analysis and other financial and system analysis.
    • Develops and maintains relationships with units.
    • Research and develop corresponding documentation and notes changes to financial statements.
    • Ensures that year end journal entries are posted in the local unit’s QBO.
    • Ensures that all Association’s remittances to units agree and are posted in the Unit’s QBO.
    • The individual must be able to work independently and with confidential information as well as perform other duties as assigned by the Manager of Executive Administration and Human Resources, or designate.
  • Requirements
    Required Skills:
    • A minimum of five (5) years senior experience in general accounting practices and audit.
    • Working knowledge of GAAP with emphasis in not-for-profit fund accounting.
    • A minimum of three years previous experience with SAGE 300 accounting software experience.
    • A minimum of three years’ experience using working with QuickBooks and/or QuickBooks Online or other accounting software.
    • Advanced levels in Excel and PowerPoint. Be comfortable with the use of advanced technology.
    • Strong organizational and project management skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong verbal and written communication skills, with professional telephone manner.
    • A good business sense with an ability to quickly understand organization structure, processes, and culture.
    • Experience and/or interest for technical research in accounting standards or other areas of continued study and a desire for learning.
    • Ability to maintain strong client relationships, excellent unit service skills and professional in the performance of duties.
    • Ability to travel to Unit offices, if required.
    • Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to detail.
    • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
    Required Education/Experience:
    • Completed undergraduate degree in accounting or economics.
    • Completion of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) designation.
    • A minimum of 3 years working in a public accounting firm(s) as an Assurance Auditor.
  • Accessibility
    Staffworks thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted. We are an inclusive employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants of all ages, races, colours, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, gender identities and sexual orientations to apply. If you are selected for an interview, please inform your recruiter of your accommodation requirements.
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