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Financial & Administrative Assistant

Georgian Bay Mnidoo Gamii Biosphere

Position: Financial & Administrative Assistant
Location: Parry Sound, Ontario
Start Date: Flexible
Term: Part-time, one-year contract with strong possibility of extension.
Hours: Flexible (10-25 per week)
Wage: $20.00-$23.50/hour, commensurate with experience
Position Description
The Financial and Administrative Assistant will support the Georgian Bay Mnidoo Gamii Biosphere
in the areas of finance, payroll, and administration. The successful candidate will work closely with
the Accounting and Payroll Administrator in managing daily accounting operations in the areas of
accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and more. They will also assist with office
administrative tasks such as maintaining office supplies, filing, and asset management.
Bookkeeping & Financial Supports
Providing financial administration support for Georgian Bay Mnidoo Gamii and partner
organizations including GBB’s social enterprise – Generations Effect. Tasks include:
● Administration of accounts payable and accounts receivable
● Bank and credit card reconciliation
● Data entry into bookkeeping software and Microsoft Excel
● WSIB reporting
Administration Supports
Provides administration supports for GBB and Generations Effect to facilitate efficient operations of
these entities.
● Administrative tasks including answering and directing phone calls and inquiries from the
public, some scheduling of meetings and assisting with preparing meeting materials
● Track IT and office equipment
● Provide payroll supports including expense claims, payroll processing, etc.
● Filing physical and electronic records, such as contracts, invoices, and payments
● Prepare tax forms for staff and honorarium recipients
● Office supply management and coordinate office maintenance as needed
● Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications
● We value real experience. If you can demonstrate an aptitude for this work and have the
necessary associated skills, we will consider your application;
● Undergraduate degree or diploma in accounting, business or bookkeeping is considered
an asset or equivalent experience.
● Reside, and be legally entitled to work in Canada
Skills and Experience
● Experience with MS Excel, Windows, Word and Google Suite
● Familiarity of QuickBooks online considered an asset
● Organizational and time management skills
● Attention to detail with high degree of accuracy
● Team-player who can also work independently
● Experience working in an office environment an asset
To Apply
Please email resume and cover letter as one PDF document to Ruth Beattie at by October 4, 2023 at 5:00 pm. Only successful
candidates will be contacted.
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