Website Ovarian Cancer Canada

Ovarian Cancer Canada champions the health and wellbeing of women with ovarian cancer and others at risk of this disease while advancing research to save lives. Ovarian Cancer Canada (OCC) has galvanized the Canadian community and demonstrated global leadership in building an ovarian cancer patient advocacy movement. As the only registered Canadian charity solely dedicated to overcoming ovarian cancer, the organization provides leadership in research, advocacy, and support, so that women live fuller, better, longer lives.

Why work with Ovarian Cancer Canada?

• Hybrid work environment
• We believe time off is integral to the personal health and wellness of our employees and offer a generous paid time off package including vacation days, personal days, wellness days and paid companywide closure over the winter holiday break
• We provide competitive health, medical, dental and vision benefits, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), as well as an RRSP matching program after one year of service
• We offer competitive salaries within the non-profit sector
• We are a growing team of forward-thinking individuals who seek to challenge the status-quo to make a difference in the lives of those affected by ovarian cancer
• We value transparency and collaboration throughout all levels of the organization
• We provide plenty of opportunity to lead campaigns to success, try new things and achieve individual professional goals
• We value entrepreneurial spirit
• We are committed to building a more diverse workplace
• We value work-life balance and maintain a friendly and supportive work environment


Reporting to the Vice President, Finance and Administration and working in close collaboration with staff across Canada, the Intermediate Accountant is responsible for all aspects of accounting. This includes financial reporting and analysis, month end, payroll activities, journal entries, accruals, preparation of financial statements, support budget preparation and ensuring compliance with the financial reporting calendar.

This is a full-time role based in Toronto (Greater Toronto Area) requiring a minimum of three days a week in office.


Accounts Payable
• Full cycle accounts payable activities including input of vendor invoices and ensuring proper account distributions, application of sales tax rebates, vendor payments and vendor reconciliations on a weekly basis.
• Monitor Preauthorized Payments, including recording in financial system.

Revenue and Cash Receipts Processing
• Daily verification of the revenue sub-ledger (Raiser’s Edge) prior to posting to financial system (Financial Edge).
• Entering and maintenance of non-revenue cash receipts.

Month End and Year End
• Preparation and monitoring of accruals as required.
• Prepare reports on variances of budgets and recommend corrective actions.
• Adhere to the monthly close process.
• Process and distribute management reports to departmental business partners, providing operational support as required.
• Assist with year-end audit requirements. Prepare annual audit working papers and supporting documents and perform analysis to support the balance sheet and income statements.
• Assist with T3010 filing.

Other Responsibilities
• Adherence to all policies and procedures. Ability to relate OCC policies into effective and efficient internal controls and work flow.
• Identify and implement improvements in performance reporting.
• Assist in payroll maintenance and processing.
• Collaborate with various internal and external partners.
• Other administrative tasks as required.


• Professional accounting designation CPA, CGA, CMA or actively pursuing an accounting designation (i.e. currently enrolled in a certified accounting program).
• Knowledge of current financial regulations
• Preferred experience in non-profit charity environment.
• Solid experience working with major accounting software. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge a definite asset.
• Experience managing and processing all aspects of payroll.
• Proficient with MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams) with advanced knowledge of Excel.
• Familiarity with SharePoint.
• Experience supporting audits.
• Excellent interpersonal relations skills and demonstrated ability to work with others effectively at all levels of the organization.
• Strong communication skills.
• Positive attitude, self-motivated and high degree of initiative.
• Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
• Able to work with and maintain confidential information.
• Ability to apply judgement within scope of position.
• Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment and ability to cope with changing priorities.
• Ability to work in a remote and physical office environment.

The successful candidate will be required to comply with a police background check as a contingency of hiring.

Ovarian Cancer Canada is an equal opportunity employer; all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

We are happy to provide accommodations for those who require them – please communicate if accommodations will be required during the hiring process.

We thank all applicants, but please note that only qualified candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.


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