Company Name:
The Alex
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Position type:
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Sandy Radjo

Accounting Administrator

Accounting Administrator – Ref. No. 17033

Term Position  

The Alex: Changing Health. Changing Lives. 

The Alex Community Health Centre is a not-for-profit organization that is changing how we look at health care in Calgary. Our health, housing and food programs support our most vulnerable neighbours, tackling tough health and social issues head-on.

Since 1973, our cost-effective programs have provided preventative care in a welcoming, easy to access environment, moving people from poverty to stability and from crisis to wellness.  Using a multidisciplinary team approach, we focus care on assessment, intervention and promotion of all aspects of health. We embrace a model of healthcare that is accessible, responsive and participatory. In addition to the Family Health Centre, we run a Senior’s Health Centre, a Youth Centre, two Mobile Community Health Buses, one Dental Health Bus, four Housing First Programs, a Breastfeeding Clinic, a Community Food Centre and a Bottles4Health Program. 

We are currently seeking a full-time Accounting Administrator for an immediate start until January 2019. This individual is responsible for all financial administration, including invoice preparation to clients, payments to landlords and other vendors. This will also include collecting visa receipts. The Accounting Administrator is the primary contact for all client accounts with outside vendors and oversees these relationships. There will be some client interaction.

What you will do:

  • Accounts Payable - Coding and entering invoices, issuing cheques
  • Accounts Receivable – Entering invoices and preparing and entering deposits
  • Liaising with clinicians and clients regarding client finances
  • Managing Housing Transit Pass Program
  • Managing Third Party payment forms 

What you bring:

  • Accounting diploma and/or minimum three years accounting experience
  • Familiarity with ACCPAC or other Accounting software
  • Strong accounting skills
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team
  • Comfortable handling cash
  • Class 5 driver’s license  

How to apply:

If you are as passionate as we are about making a difference in people’s lives, please email your resume to [email protected] and be sure to include the job title and reference number in the subject line. 

For further information about The Alex and its programs, we encourage you to visit our website at 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.