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JOB TITLE                        Intermediate Accountant

DEPARTMENT               Finance

LOCATION                       PW112-700 William Avenue

REPORTS TO                  Director of Finance

The Health Sciences Centre Foundation (HSCF) rallies individual, corporate, and institutional donors in support of HSC Winnipeg—Manitoba’s hospital. By inspiring Manitobans to donate, the HSC Foundation enhances patient care and accelerates innovation at HSC through the acquisition of state-of-the-art technology, the development of new clinical spaces, and the promotion of groundbreaking research. Through specific, timely, and essential investments, the HSC Foundation helps to deliver tomorrow’s health care, today.


Job Summary

Under the leadership of the Director of Finance, the Intermediate Accountant provides accounting services and support to the HSC Foundation’s financial operations. As a key resource to the Director of Finance and support to the HSCF’s Finance and Audit Committee, this role provides accounting, financial reporting, financial planning, and analytical support to the Foundation. This role requires a strong customer service orientation and high degree of professionalism.


Key Duties & Responsibilities

  1. General Accounting
  • Enter all journal entries into HSCF’s accounting system
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Manage the Accounts Payable process (including all lottery payments)
  • Prepare expense claims for all staff
  • Prepare deposits and coordinate the processing of credit card donations
  • Process electronic fund transfers for monthly donors
  • Reconcile petty cash account and replenish as needed
  1. Fundraising Support
  • Assist with tracking donations and disbursements for restricted and endowment funds
  • Provide monthly donation reports / annual Charitable Tax Return report for HSC
  • Provide administrative and on-site support for fundraising initiatives as required
  1. Financial Reporting
  • Prepare the first draft of financial statements along with variance analysis for review with the Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
  • Provide support for Finance and Audit Committee and Investment Sub-Committee meetings (sending out meeting invites, tracking attendance, assisting with preparing and sending out packages, posting in Directorpoint, and preparing minutes)
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as required by the Director of Finance and/or Senior Management
  1. Financial Planning
  • Prepare budget working papers
  • Run scenarios as directed by the Director of Finance
  1. Year-End Support
  • Assist with the year-end audit process
  • Prepare audit working papers for our auditor
  • Prepare working papers for the Charity Return for Canada Revenue Agency
  1. Other
  • Provide reception relief services as required
  • Other duties as assigned


Education & Experience

  • A post-secondary degree in Finance or related combination of education and experience. Working towards a CPA designation is preferred
  • Financial systems knowledge and experience with Blackbaud’s Raisers Edge systems would be an asset
  • Experience with general accounting, reconciliations, analysis, reporting, payables, and receivables would be an asset


Skills & Abilities

  • Proven exceptional Microsoft Office skills (particularly Excel)
  • Strong customer service orientation, ability to deliver all tasks with a high degree of professionalism
  • Proven problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with sensitive/confidential information in a trustworthy manner
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy


Application Process

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to by December 22, 2021. Thank you for your interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.