Assistant to the General Manager/Book-Keeper
The Kahanoff Centre for Charitable Activities - Calgary, AB

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Reporting to the General Manager, the Assistant to the General Manager, will have strong accounting and book-keeping knowledge and excellent internal and external customer service skills. This is a unique, mid-level non-manager, role where the successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the business as a whole.

General Duties:

  • Supports and assists the General Manager in his role
  • Provides excellent customer service for both internal and external customers
  • Superb working knowledge of QuickBooks Pro.
  • Excellent communicator both verbally and in writing
  • Superb attention to detail.
  • Responsible for accounting and financial records of all funds, including reconciling bank statements and invoices, drafting checks, accounts payable, accounts receivable, etc.
  • Prepares all deposits.
  • Prepares all accounting reports.
  • Prepares all payroll
  • Balances all receipts and tax collections monthly
  • Maintains general records of account according to established accounting classifications, including various ledgers, registers, and journals
  • Posts entries to books and computer from supporting records, makes adjustments, and prepares financial statements
  • Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.
  • Demonstrated business acumen


  • 3-5 years accounting experience, preferably with QuickBooks.
  • Experience in clerical accounting work.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize multiple responsibilities.
  • Strong problem solving skills; ability to plan and prioritize.
  • Self motivated and ability to excel with minimal supervision.
  • Have experience working with the nonprofit and business sector.