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COMMUNITY SERVICES | Working with Scarborough residents to build strong and healthy communities

Accounts Payable /Payroll Accountant

Job Type: 
Full Time
Application Deadline: 
Thursday 30 June 2022

Job Title: Accounts Payable /Payroll Accountant

Full Time position (35 hours per week)

Contract Start date: ASAP

Reports to: Finance Manager

DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 30, 2022

(interviewing / hiring will commence immediately)




ACSA is a nonprofit, multi service agency addressing needs and empowering children, youth, newcomers, homeless, and otherwise underserved communities.  Our core programs include housing and outreach programs, food security programs, newcomer services, youth outreach and therapy programs, child and family programs, early years’ programs, computer access programs, and community engagement.


Summary of Job Functions

The successful candidate will perform a wide range of payroll and accounting duties including processing payroll on a bi-weekly basis, ensuring accurate records, and accounts payable processes.


Duties include:

Payroll Responsibilities:

  • Gather timesheets and verify approvals

  • Process bi-weekly payroll through Ceridian for ~150 full-time and part-time employees

  • Enter payroll data in QuickBooks Enterprise, distributing hours/costs to multiple cost centres

  • Keep employee information up to date

  • Update vacation, sick, and statutory holiday records including time accrued/used

  • Processing Records of Employment according to legislation

  • Respond to payroll related inquires by employees and management

  • Reconcile and pay monthly employee benefits

  • Other payroll responsibilities as required


Accounts Payable Responsibilities:

  • Process outgoing payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures

  • Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, and recording accounts payable data

  • Ensure that all bills and payments are accounted for and properly posted

  • Prepare payments

  • Ensure all authorizations are received and recorded

  • Maintain filing of paid invoices

  • Understand expense accounts and cost centers

  • Understand compliance issues around accounts payable processes (HST, T4As, etc.)


General Accounting Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliation of various things such as TTC token inventory, etc.

  • Some basic reporting to internal and external sources



  • Proven working experience in Payroll and Accounts Payable functions

  • Successful candidates will have completed a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification through the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) and a minimum of a diploma in Accounting

  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable principles

  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records

  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers

  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software

  • Proficiency in English and in MS Office

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail



Agincourt Community Services Association is working towards a fully vaccinated workplace. All applicants will be required to show proof of vaccination or an acceptable exemption.


Please apply via email (cover letter & resume in one attachment) to:

Attention: Human Resources


(Please quote Accounts Payable/Payroll Accountant in the subject line of email)


No phone calls please.


ACSA is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and/or persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position. However, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. 

If you are contacted by ACSA regarding a job opportunity and need accommodation throughout a hiring process, please contact Yelena Galochkina, HR Generalist at This address is for accommodation inquiries ONLY. Job applications sent to it will not be considered.






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