Careers at CCNM

Senior Accountant (CCNM - Boucher or CCNM - Toronto Campus)

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We are currently looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Senior Accountant professional to provide senior-level financial expertise in the Finance Department.
Reporting to the Controller, this challenging position will include the following duties:
General Ledger & Financial Statements
  • Maintains and analyzes General Ledger including posting Journal entries
  • Assists with preparation of draft monthly financial statements for the leadership team and board
  • Develop detailed internal reporting to aid with budget management
  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts and bank statements
  • Files quarterly HST returns and resolves any outstanding issues in a timely manner
Accounts Payable & Receivable
  • Verifies and approves daily cash receipts summaries
  • Reviews tuition postings by working with the Registrar’s office to look for ways to improve processes for better accuracy and analysis on tuition variances
  • Records tuition payment receipts and assist with collections attempts
  • Assists with handling of student inquiries regarding tuition fees and maintaining great service within the general mailbox
  • Provides ongoing coaching, counseling, and mentoring to other staff to ensure their performance of duties in an efficient and effective manner
  • Provides backup and support in overseeing the accounts payable and accounts receivable functions
Audit Working Papers
  • Obtains the “client assistance package” and other required information from external auditors
  • Assists in resolving any outstanding issues before the end of the fiscal year
  • Compiles the audit working paper in accordance with the deadlines, maintaining a high standard of accuracy, completeness, and organization
Projects and Other
  • Reviews and validates capitalization of assets on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of asset ledger and capitalized assets are appropriately recorded
  • Works with various business areas on projects to put new systems, upgrades or improvement in place to advance the business
  • Considers finance policies and procedures and robust controls when recommending solutions and changes
  • Ensures new finance processes and controls are in place with all changes to mitigate risk
  • Able to assist other departments with accounting procedures in the implementation of new software
  • Able to respond to queries on financial issues when Controller is absent and assists finance team in troubleshooting discrepancies and problem-solving issues
  • Aids business area leaders with process improvement and maintaining solid controls in a diverse setting
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Completion of a CPA designation with a minimum 3-5 years of progressive experience in accounting
  • Experience with computerized accounting software (preferably Microsoft NAV) and Microsoft Office
  • Experience with preparation and analysis of Financial Statements and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively with all levels of internal and external clients
  • Ability to provide financial services at the level required by the organization
  • Tact, discretion and ability to exercise professional judgment in a highly confidential environment
  • Proven ability to maintain organized financial systems for projects and/or department including records management
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to prioritize assignments
  • Exemplary customer service skills to deal with a wide variety of internal and external clients
As a condition of employment, successful candidates are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
At CCNM, we take pride in adopting a flexible work policy, where our employees have the opportunity to work both remotely and on-site. Each employee’s flexible work schedule will be determined by the Manager and is based on the department’s operation needs.
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) is a premier, pan-Canadian academic institution for education and research in naturopathic medicine. Our graduates are eligible to write the licensing examinations for all regulated jurisdictions in Canada and the United States to become naturopathic doctors. The College is a registered charity dependent upon tuition, research grants and donations for the fulfillment of its mission. CCNM has two campuses, one in Toronto and another in the Metro Vancouver area known as the Boucher Campus. The College provides an attractive work environment for those who value good health and who enjoy working in a positive creative atmosphere.
CCNM welcomes individuals who have demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will partner with us in expanding our EDI capacity. We encourage applications from equity-deserving groups, including Indigenous Peoples, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as women and/or LGBTQ2SIA+.
CCNM is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please advise the Human Resources department if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process. This document can be made available in an alternate format upon request.
Submit your resume with a covering letter to:
Submit your resume with a covering letter to:
Human Resources Department
On the covering letter, please indicate the title of the position that you are applying for and where you saw this job advertisement.
Please include your salary expectations in your covering letter.
We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.