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Markham, ON
Job ID 202429

Company Description

Our client is in the business of improving minds, preparing the youth of today for the world tomorrow, and in shaping the next generation to be captains of industry, leaders of organizations, skilled and conscientious professionals and ultimately; if not most importantly; to become productive and contributing members of society for decades to come.

Suffice it to say they are a well-established, growing, respected and reputable organization offering an excellent working environment, supported by a highly dedicated team of administrators.


A comprehensive compensation package is on offer, consisting of a competitive base salary and excellent benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • Company pension
  • RRSP matching
  • Life insurance


Position Description

  • Day-to-day accounting and financial functions
  • Manage finance department, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll
  • Offer expertise and wisdom to senior management.
  • Act as the main liaison with key external partners such as financial institutions managers, accountants, suppliers and leasing representatives
  • Management of cash flow: daily balances, month-end reconciliations, preparation of projections, oversee investment balances and maturities
  • Financial Reporting: financial statements, budget preparation, liaise with external accounting partner re: year end review, financial statement preparation, and income tax return filing, T4 and EHT considerations
  • Daily accounting responsibilities: supervise AR, collaborate with AP admin as it pertains to invoicing, take ownership over record systems maintenance and best practices, oversee tax law compliance in conjunction with financial regulations, account reconciliation and journaling, manage POS terminals
  • Payroll: your existing expertise with payroll processing will be leveraged in guiding the payroll administrator with their monthly payroll responsibilities
  • Purchasing: ensuring classroom and office supplies are well-stocked with required supplies, oblige PO requests from various departments, take ownership over leased equipment contracts
  • Planning: probe for opportunities for cost savings, revisit established accounting policies and procedures, accounting software and systems, and make recommendations surrounding areas for improvement if/where possible


  • Excellent leadership and people-management acumen
  • Keen eye for financial reporting, analysis and decision-making
  • Appropriate sense of accountability surrounding financial items pertaining to the organization
  • Prior experience with education institutions is an asset
  • Expertise with financial software(s)


CPA designation or equivalent

Additional Information

Date Posted: December 1, 2022
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Industries: Finance and Accounting
Job Categories: Finance/Accounting
Manages Others: No
Required Travel: No
Relocation Assistance: No

Learn More About the Recruiter

Deborah Milo

Deborah boasts large, multi-national clients whom are major global players in their respective industries. She unearths hard to find, talented professionals across North America and abroad for her clients’ most important positions, often in short order and always to the extreme delight of those employers with whom she has become an invaluable partner. While she works across a variety of industries, over time Deborah has carved out a particular niche and is recognized as a talent authority in the manufacturing sector and the HVAC industry.

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