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Junior Accountant - Job ID 202111

Note: This is an 8-week contract position.

 

Reporting to the VP, Finance, this summer internship will provide operational and administrative support required to help with the efficient and effective management of the Finance Department.

The candidate’s primary focus will be by creating greater efficiencies through our online cloud accounting tools including QuickBooks Online, Receipt Bank and Plooto. The candidate will help setup processes within these applications to further ensure we’re taking advantage of all the automation these tools offer. The candidate will help to process Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Ledger Reconciliations. 

ventureLAB is a leading technology hub located in Markham in York Region, Canada’s second largest tech cluster. At ventureLAB, we grow globally competitive tech titans that build-to-scale in Canada, in three key areas of focus: hardware, health, and inclusivity. Through programs focused on raising capital, attracting and retaining talent, customer acquisition, and technology and IP development, ventureLAB has enabled thousands of tech companies to scale through these growth-oriented initiatives. Our portfolio of companies have created close to 4,000 jobs that have raised over $200 million in investment capital to continue their growth and scale. 

 

Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, this position will work remotely for the duration of this contract.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Revamp the Chart of Account within QuickBooks Online to align with our internal financial reporting in excel.
  • Develop a system within QuickBooks online to help better track our Program focused Profit & Loss statements
  • Setup rules within Receipt Bank (now called DEXT) to allow for greater automation between Receipt Bank and QuickBooks online.
  • Help to manage our Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Ledger reconciliations as needed.
  • Assist in the preparation of ventureLAB’s funding requests to the funding partners.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.  
  • Support the VP, Finance with special projects and workflow process improvements.
  • Other duties as required.

 

Qualifications

  • Preferred Post-secondary education in finance/accounting or a related field i.e. Commerce, Business or Economics either with a Professional Accounting designation, (CPA, CMA or CGA), or pursuing an accounting designation.
  • Strong knowledge of computerized financial and operating systems is essential. Experience with QuickBooks Online preferred. Experience with other cloud accounting tools (especially Receipt Bank, now called DEXT, and Plooto) would be an asset.
  • Related business experience, preferably in a not-for-profit organization, is required.
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be a hands-on self- starter with the ability to manage multiple tasks and shifting priorities.

 

Canada Summer Jobs Program Criteria

Applicant is:

  • between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* and
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

 

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

 

How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to hr@venturelab.ca, noting “Junior Accountant — Job ID 202111” in the subject line.

Hourly rate: $16/hour

Hours: 35/week

Please note this is an up to 8-week contract position. Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, all interviews will take place remotely.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

position type Full Time
Location Remote
Deadline
Email hr@venturelab.ca

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