Payroll & Accounting Assistant

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Archdiocese of Toronto
  • Accounting / Finance
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-12-022019-12-13

Employment Opportunity
Payroll & Accounting Assistant

Accounting & Finance Department
1155 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4T 1W2
Full time (35 hours per week)


The Accounting & Finance department of the Archdiocese of Toronto is seeking a full time Payroll & Accounting Assistant to provide administrative support for the Chancery payroll system, Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable, and to assist with other Accounting & Finance support tasks as needed to comply with all government regulations and Archdiocesan policies. Work may be delegated by the Manager, Payroll & Accounting Services, Accountants, Assistant Controller or Controller.



  • Administer Vacation, Sick and Lieu time records under the direction of the Payroll Manager
  • Prepare Records of Employment (ROE’s) for parishes and Chancery employees under the direction of the Payroll Manager
  • Provide year-end support related to the verification and distribution of T4's, T4A's and Employer Health Tax (EHT) summary
  • File and manage payroll documentation
  • Perform additional duties as assigned


  • Assist with invoice coding and inputting and follow up on missing information
  • Assist in preparing cheques and wire transfers
  • File invoices and other accounting documentation
  • Update disbursements file
  • Compile audit materials as directed
  • Assist with Parish Financial Report (PFR) verification and inputting
  • Prepare files for storage
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

General Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience with payroll and/or general accounting tasks
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma and working towards an accounting designation (CPA)
  • Working knowledge of legislation related to payroll
  • Accounting knowledge and experience with Sage Accpac is beneficial
  • Strong organization, attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Excellent computer knowledge and proficient using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Experience working in a non-profit organization is an asset
  • Must be comfortable working in a faith-based environment
  • A criminal background check will be required of the successful applicant

Those wishing to be considered should submit their resume and cover letter in MS Word or PDF format noting position number 2019-26 to: Stephanie Nargoz, Director, Human Resources. Deadline for receipt of applications is December 13, 2019.
We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 In compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Archdiocese of Toronto provides reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If contacted for an interview, applicants should make any accommodation needs known at that time.

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