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Guelph CHC

Our Vision

A community without barriers to health and wellbeing.

Our Mission

We reduce health inequities by providing inter-professional primary health services and community programs, focused on our priority populations, in collaboration with community partners.

Our Values

InnovationAccountabilityPerson-CentredHealth PromotionExcellenceSustainabilityAccessibility

Are you passionate about the Guelph CHC's Vision, Mission and Values and working with our priority populations who are: homeless or at risk of homelessness, low income, newcomers to Canada with language barriers, moderate to severe mental health and/or addiction issues, moderate to severe disabilities, without access to primary care, aboriginal communities, including First Nations, Inuit and Mtis, LGBTQ+ populations, other marginalized groups, and vulnerable children and their families experiencing violence, family conflict, social isolation and attachment struggles? If you are passionate about Guelph CHC's Vision, Mission, Values and priority populations and meet the below qualifications, we want to hear from you

Reporting to the Manager, Finance the Accounting Coordinator will provide accounting and bookkeeping services and assist in maintaining accurate and consistent financial records for the Guelph Community Health Centre.

An excellent team player, the successful candidate needs to be service-oriented with a strong background in AR, AP, Bank reconciliation, GL, and account analysis. The Accounting Coordinator is responsible for handling the financial reconciliation, payments, and budget process for the Midwifery Program, maintaining accurate and up-to-date information and reports related to the financial position of the GCHC. 

The ideal candidate is self-motivated and responsible and has strong organizational and analytical skills. Experience working in a community-based non-profit setting will be considered an asset.

This is a full-time position, and the successful candidate will be required to work in office 5 days a week.   


  • Perform bookkeeping operations including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, cheque and Electronic Funds Transfer preparation and bank deposits
  • Runs direct deposits, issues checks, and processes credit card monthly transactions
  • Has responsibility for the financial processes for the Midwifery program including payables and budget updating.
  • Running General Ledger account reports from Sage for various programs
  • Prepare monthly accounts receivable, accounts payable and bank reconciliations
  • Reconciliation of Vendor accounts
  • Process invoices and daily transactions and expenses and biweekly bank deposits of cheques and cash
  • Assist with monthly and quarterly financial reports

Demonstrated experience with accounts payable and accounts receivables processing

  • Ensures that all invoices are correctly allocated to appropriate budget lines.
  • Create monthly remittance reports and support payments.
  • Support the annual audit process including providing financial schedules.


  • Formal training in bookkeeping and accounting systems with three to five (3-5) years of similar experience, preferably in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Ability to work within the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of the Finance Team.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, a self-starter, and to work with a high degree of efficiency, accuracy, and confidentiality.
  • Sound judgement and ability to handle matters of a confidential, political and/or sensitive nature with discretion and tact.
  • Understanding of the complexities of tax calculations related to non-profit settings (government funding, grants etc.).
  • Experience in the use of accounting software applications and HRIS systems (Sage 300, AccPac).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to work with staff to ensure an effective and efficient working environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate both written and orally with internal and external stakeholders.
  • A positive approach to work and willingness to take initiative to lend assistance where needed to ensure that the team is successful in meeting department goals.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in all Microsoft Office with intermediate MS Excel skills including conditional formatting and pivot tables.
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple requests and tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of or previous experience working in a community, social services or nonprofit setting is an asset.
  • You understand and are committed to the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Guelph CHC.

If you are interested in this position, please submit a resume and cover letter, outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements..

Please visit our website at www.g and apply using the online application tool.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  We thank, in advance, those who apply, but will contact only those who qualify for interviews.

We require that all finalist applicants undergo a Criminal Record Check through their local Police Services Branch prior to start date.

How to apply: 

Please visit our website at www.g and apply using the online application tool.