This job has expired and you can't apply for it anymore.
Company Name:
CanLearn Society
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Position type:
Part Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:

Part-time Accountant

The CanLearn Society is a leader in services for learning and attention difficulties and an innovator in family literacy programming. Our team consists of psychologists, learning and literacy specialists, strategists, a digital librarian, medical associates, a team of volunteers and a governance board. CanLearn is a registered charity that has been providing services children, youth and adults in Calgary and area for 39 years.

Come help us unlock potential so all can learn! Are you well-organized, love crunching numbers? Do you have strong accounting skills? Are you an excellent communicator? Do you work well with others and like to have fun?

We are currently looking for a Part-Time Accountant (2-4 days per week, 3 on average) ideally starting March 22, 2018.


Responsibilities include:

  • Accounting duties (we use QuickBooks) such as cheque runs, invoicing, month-end close, oversight and maintenance of the chart of accounts
    • Preparing reports, for management, finance committee and board meetings as requested by CEO
    • Oversight and trouble-shooting of day-to-day fee for service transactions, credit card transactions, donations, charitable receipt processes
    • Maintaining cashflow reports and the deferred contribution schedule
    • Assistance with budget and forecast preparation
    • Verifying EI/CPP remittances
  • Ensuring compliance of use of designated funds and preparation of casino reports
  • Preparation of monthly financial and funding reports related to grants and contracts
  • Responsible for processing the Society’s T3010 Registered Charity Information Return and GST Rebate form
  • Payroll,  deductions and employee benefits processing, enrollment, etc as well as WCB requirements
  • Support agency year-end audit process and working paper preparation


Skills and Qualifications:

  • 5 years’ experience in full-cycle accounting
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience working with not for profit/charitable organizations preferred
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • Minimum of  an accounting certificate or equivalent
  • Discretion, maintain confidentiality, promote trust
  • Excellent accounting skills
  • Excellent computer skills (proficient with Accounting packages and MS Excel)


Please apply with resume, cover letter and two references to [email protected] by March 15, 2018, with Accountant as the subject line. We thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please visit our website  to learn more about us.