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Accounts Payable Accounting Assistant

Boyle Street Community Services

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Would you like to be a part of an organization that works with some of Edmonton’s most vulnerable populations and counts on the professionalism, expertise, insight, and passion of its staff to develop programs and services for the clients they work with?

Boyle Street Community Services is a values-driven organization that believes ours clients are the experts in their own life. Your job will be to foster innovation and with your team alongside our community members.

If your values are aligned with our values and beliefs listed at: http://boylestreet.org/who-we-are/mission-and-history/, please consider joining our team.  Boyle Street Community Services offers an attractive benefits package after successful completion of probationary period.

Job Purpose:

The Accounts Payable Accounting Assistant assists the Director of Finance and the accounting team by carrying out Accounts Payable responsibilities, banking, and general accounting functions.

This is a maternity leave cover position that is anticipated to be 12-18 months in length.


  • Assist with preparations for year end, filing & general office duties
  • Support Director of Finance with miscellaneous accounting tasks
  • Complete all accounts payable functions for the organization
  • Reconciliations of all vendors and statements
  • Reporting small claims to funders



  • Minimum Certificate or Diploma in Bookkeeping or Accounting

Skills, Abilities and Attitudes:

  • Great attention to detail and excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent personal skills.
  • Works with initiative, commitment and enthusiasm
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, ACCPAC A/R, A/P and G/L, Simply Accounting)
  • ADP People @ Work and Pay @ Work for cross training when needed
  • Able to communicate effectively and have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrates commitment to their work.
  • Able to work effectively as a team as well as independently
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • A highly developed sense of humor
  • Able to work in a stressful environment with tight deadlines


  • Two years to four years’ experience in an Accounts Payable position

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit at a computer to complete data entry for the majority of the time, be able to walk, stand and lift up to 25 lbs. Must be able to work with noise and a little bit of dust.

Boyle Street Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of the communities we serve, and are committed to engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Boyle Street Community Services welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, differently-abled, and LGBTQ2Scommunities.

Hourly Wage Range: $20.92-$24.61/hour

Closing Date: March 3, 2018

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to: hr@careersforcommunity.ca. Please include Accounts Payable Accounting Assistant in the Subject Line of the email. In the cover letter please state how you heard about this position.