Accounts Payable Associate

This position is responsible to carry out and oversee all daily activities of the Finance Department, and accounts payable functions; to work with the Director of Finance in preparing the Financial Statements and audit working papers; to oversee, process and manage financial records, floats and deposits associated with Church and Campus events.



  • Proficiency in the use of Great Plains an asset;

  • High School Diploma, and an accounting certification (CGA, CMA, CPA) or an Undergraduate Degree and progressing towards an accounting certification.

  • Possess a detailed knowledge of all aspects of Accounts Payable accounting, including a sound understanding of computer based accounts processing.

  • High levels of accuracy and attention to details; Good level of numerical skills; Ability to analyze and solve problems;

  • Ability to work with a wide variety of people at all levels; Ability to work with minimal supervision; Pleasant, mature and responsible attitude.

  • Ability to understand and interpret credit invoices, statements, and other requests for payment.

  • Excellent data entry and word processing skills. Proficient with MS Excel and manipulating data to generate reports and reconciliations

  • Familiarity with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) is preferred; Knowledge of general accounting principles.



  1. Control Petty Cash Disbursements

    • Monitor and disburse reimbursements for cash repayments of small balance ($100) out of pocket transactions

    • Record in Great Plains and reconcile disbursements to receipts

  2. Accounts Payable Functions

    • Carry out and oversee the processing of Accounts Payable / Trade Expenses, including:

      • The preparation, input and updating of new creditors for payment;

      • Review correspondence, taking appropriate action (ie review, verification);

      • Ensure all input documents are Coded, batch and processed, have appropriate authorization and required components;

      • Review invoices to remittance advice, reconcile all advices to creditor statements and follow up on discrepancies;

      • Dispatch payments with approval and oversight from the Director of Finance

      • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for credit control;

      • Campus & departmental expenses: Asset transfers; Corporate Credit Card processing and verification; Resolve discrepancies with campus pastors/ministry directors. 

    • Data Maintenance

      • Ensure all additions, deletions or alterations are input to creditor master files; and to the cost centre, accounts, and chart of accounts as required

      • Process and file all invoices, credit notes, bank transfers, and adjustments.

  3. Government Tax Filings

    • Prepare and review monthly report of Non-Resident Tax withheld for services rendered with Director of Finance. Prepare and release payment by deadline;

    • Prepare and review report of required T4A slips for payments to non-employees for services rendered, with Director of Finance;

    • Prepare report of current contact information for bondholders by first week of January;

    • Prepare payments, provide details and issue T5 slips to Director of Finance for review

  4. Other Tasks
    • Other related duties as assigned by the Director of Finance.



Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm)

Staff Category: Full-time/Salaried/Permanent

Salary: $30,000 per year (gross)

CTF PAID Health & Dental Benefits: Eligible upon a successful 90 day Probationary Review.


Please send resume by September 14, 2018, to the attention of Linda McCormick, Human Resources Manager or fax to 416-674- 8465. Applicants must have the legal right to work in Canada. Employment is conditional upon a clear police reference check.

Only applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted for an interview.

The successful candidate must be able to submit to Catch The Fire Toronto's Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith Agreement.

Catch The Fire welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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