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Accounting & Administrative Clerk (6 month Opportunity) - Watoto Canada

Accounting & Administrative Clerk (6 month Opportunity) - Watoto Canada

Company: Watoto Canada
Contact Person: Jennifer George
Location/Address:
3310 South Service Road, Suite 103
Burlington, Ontario , L7N 3M6

Position Description

Accounting and Administrative Clerk (6 month Opportunity) - Watoto Canada
16 hours/week
Industry: Not-for-Profit & Charitable Organization
Position Type: Part Time Hourly
Location: 103-3310 South Service Road, Burlington, Ontario
Salary: Compensation commensurate with skills and experience
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Work Hours: 12-4pm; Monday to Thursday
Watoto Canada
Watoto Canada is a registered Charity that raises funds to care for over 3,000 orphaned and vulnerable children and women in Uganda, Africa. The children in our care are rescued as orphans by social workers, nurtured and cared for by loving mothers in a family setting, educated by teachers, healed physically and emotionally by caring doctors and counsellors, spiritually discipled by pastors, and supported by generous sponsors and friends from around the world. Watoto’s mission is to rescue a life, raise that individual to be a leader, so that they can rebuild their nation of Uganda, Africa, which has been devastated by war and disease for many years.
Responsibilities
The Accounting and Administrative Clerk is responsible for providing financial and administrative support to the Director of Finance. He/she is responsible for performing general Finance tasks in Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and provide support to other departments as required.
• Contact sponsors/donors for updated information.  Data entry of updated information for accounts receivable
• Follow up with sponsors/donors to update their upcoming expiring credit cards, declined credit cards or missed payments
• Assist Accounts Payable clerk with weekly reconciliation tasks as needed
• Input invoices in Sage 50 Accounting as needed
• Filing of accounting and administrative documentation
• Assist with clerical and additional tasks as requested
• Maintain confidentiality of all sensitive data

Qualifications
• A general understanding of bookkeeping concepts
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
• Excellent and accurate typing skills
• High School Diploma and previous bookkeeping experience preferred
• Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
• Exceptional interpersonal and relational skills
• Strong organizational skills  and attention to detail
• Self-motivated and dedicated to provide exceptional customer service
• Able to be flexible, organize time efficiently and think creatively
• Able to carry out the duties of the position with independence and yet collaboratively in a team setting
• A strong focus on maintaining confidentiality

How to Apply
Please send your cover letter and resume to operations@watoto.ca by Saturday, March 31st, 2018 and include “Accounting and Administrative Clerk” in the subject heading of your email. 
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you.
 

Posted: March 5, 2018 | Expires: June 3, 2018
Posted Under: Accounting / Finance
Career ID: [ 5015 ]