Senior Accounting Clerk – Toronto, ON

Position Description

The Senior Accounting Clerk will carry out the full cycle of activities related to the accounts receivable cycle – from invoicing, management of accounts receivable, and collection of payments. An intermediate understanding of accounting procedures and principles, strong organizational skills and attention to detail are all necessary in this role. Also critical to success is the ability to communicate clearly and provide excellent customer service. We value a professional and compassionate manner, reliability and the ability to prioritize workflow while keeping all business matters confidential.

Job Function & Duties:

  • Perform day-to-day financial transactions
  • Prepare, post invoices and process payments using Sage 50 and QuickBooks accounting software
  • Prepare and record month-end recurring and non-recurring journal entries
  • Reconcile month end invoicing spreadsheets to treatment, occupancy and program attendance
  • Responsible for variance analysis of results, comparing actual results to budget, forecast and prior year. Analysis includes an understanding of the key revenue and expense drivers of the business. Act as a point person for any queries.
  • Identify and provide recommendations for process improvements
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure billing is accurate
  • Respond to client inquiries and requests by email, telephone and in-person; e.g., explain program fees and terms of payment to a potential client
  • Analyze and verify discrepancies and resolve payment issues with individual clients, insurance companies and corporate clients
  • Process credit card payments
  • Print cheques and attach and confirm supporting and authorized supporting documents
  • Provide support to other areas of the finance department
  • Back up as needed in the finance department
  • Ability to travel to other locations as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience:

  • CPA designation, desirable
  • 3-5 years’ experience
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills and demonstrated adaptability when changes are required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and process change and implement plans to address those changes
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word
Qualified candidates should submit resumes to Human Resources Department, at [email protected]. For further information, please visit our website at
Bellwood is an employment equity employer. If you should require accommodation during the interview process please contact human resources.