Internship Opportunity


Junior Accountant

Youthdale Treatment Centres
Number of Positions:
Application Deadline:
Feb 16, 2024
Start Date:
Feb 26, 2024
End Date:
Aug 26, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Junior Accountant is to provide financial services required to support the functioning of the Agency. Working in conjunction with the Senior Director, Finance & Corporate Services, Finance Manager and finance team, the Junior Accountant processes information required for the preparation of the monthly financial statements. 

Reports to the Finance Manager.

Corporate Responsibilities 
• Fosters positive interpersonal relationships with the Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, residents, visitors, outside agencies, government officials and related professional associations. 
• Maintains and adheres to organizational policies and procedures. 
• Attends work on a regular and consistent basis. 
• Adheres to Occupational Health and Safety Policies. 

Job Responsibilities 
• Abide by and espouse in your work the Agency’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strengths Based Relationship Based philosophy of care. 
• Promote an environment of inclusion that promotes equity and respects diversity. 
• Represent the Agency in a professional manner when dealing with families, external professionals, general public, community partners and contractors/suppliers. 
• Process all accounts payable transactions in accordance with agency finance policies and procedures. 
• Prepare monthly billings and process bank deposits. 
• Process petty cash and ensure appropriate accountability for all petty cash floats. 
• Work in conjunction with the Senior Accountant to provide timely information required for the preparation of the monthly financial statements. 
• Report any payroll or accounting discrepancies and/or irregularities immediately to the Senior Director, Finance & Corporate Services and Senior Accountant. 
• Work in conjunction with Payroll Specialist to ensure adequate payroll backup is in place during periods of absence. 
• Participate actively in team meetings. 
• Participate in ongoing training and supervision sessions on a regular basis. 
• Participate in all mandatory training provided by the Agency. 
• Work in accordance with all policies and procedures of the Agency. 
• Work safely in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Agency Health and Safety Manual. Work effectively and respectfully as a member of the team. 
• Identify opportunities and make recommendations regarding financial policies, procedures and systems. 
• Perform other duties as required.


• Post-secondary diploma or degree, in a related field such as accounting, business administration, etc. 
• Minimum of three years’ experience in accounting within a Finance or HR division.As a result, you have experience with accounting software programs and customized Payroll/HRIS systems. 
• Intermediate to advanced in MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) 
• Can work independently and meet tight deadlines 
• Strong analytical skills with an ability to convert data to valuable information 
• Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material 
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills 
• Comfort and confidence in dealing with all levels of management 
• Self-motivated with a positive attitude, and determined to learn and sharpen skills on an ongoing basis 

Employer Question 1:

Do you require any accommodations for the interviewing and recruitment process?

Employer Question 2:

Are you legally eligible to work in Canada for the entire duration of this internship?

Employer Question 3:

No question - Applicants, please type N/A in the text box below when submitting your application.

Employer Question 4:

No question - Applicants, please type N/A in the text box below when submitting your application.