Bookkeeper/Grants Administrator
Guelph/Wellington Business Enterprise Center - Guelph, ON

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Key Accountabilities and Duties:

- Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information and trends

- Complies with federal and provincial legal requirements by studying requirements, enforcing adherence to requirements, filing reports and advising management on needed actions

- Maintain the annual budget, prepares cash flow statements

- Calculate variances from budget and report significant issues to management

- Maintains and updates accounting records by performing duties such as recording and posting transactions in journals and the general ledger for accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll

- Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual tax returns

- Prepares and issues invoices and follows up on late accounts in accordance with established procedures, pays approved invoices

- Act as a bookkeeping advisor to clients who request services

- Maintains bank account records; reconciles bank accounts and balances chequebooks

- Prepares various accounting summaries and reports. Compiles, maintains and produces statistics and reports of such records as seniority lists, vacation entitlements, sick leave and overtime banks

- Respond to inquiries and requests regarding payroll, benefits and other bookkeeping duties. Follows up to resolve errors and discrepancies in accordance with established procedures

- Performs grant administration, including preparation of grant applications

- Responsible for reporting communication between the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities/Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment (MTCU/MEDTE) and other Small Business Enterprise Centre’s (SBEC) in the region

- Coordinate issuing, documentation and procedures for client grants with other SBEC’s in the area

- Foster relationships with the bank to help facilitate sponsorship

- Develop policies and controls within the programming for client loan criteria and monitoring

- Identify grant funding sources, research application process, compile application data and coordinate deadlines

- Responsible for ensuring that the funding is guided towards the right area and that everyone understands the conditions placed on the money and follows compliance directives


- Degree in bookkeeping, business, accounting or related field (non-profit and for-profit)

- A minimum of one years’ bookkeeping and accounting experience, particularly working with small businesses (non-profit and for-profit)

- Strong proficiency in QuickBooks & Sage Software & Microsoft Office

- Experience in a Bank environment considered an asset

- Comprehensive knowledge and skill in grants administration and reporting an asset

- Extremely organized and detail - oriented

- Business and bookkeeping training/advising experience is preferred

- Possesses an understanding of taxation, business reporting, small business bookkeeping issues
- Self employment experience required

- Training programs and operations design/training experience

Hours: Approx. 3 days/week (24 hours weekly)

Application Deadline: January 23, 2014

Please include your Resume and Cover Letter detailing your self employment experience in your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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