Accounting Specialist

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Website Yonge Street Mission

Yonge Street Mission (YSM) is a vibrant, non-profit Christian organization leading a collective movement to end chronic poverty in Toronto. Since 1896, we’ve worked to transform the lives of people living with poverty, going beyond immediate needs by offering wrap-around support via holistic programs and services, and a pathway which enables street-involved youth, families in need, adults experiencing poverty and vulnerable communities to move from surviving to thriving.

To make this happen, we are passionate about investing in the people we work with, and look for a diverse range of staff who are key for us to advance our mission: Christians who have a heart for neighbours in need, a desire to transform the lives of our community members, and who believe in treating everyone with dignity and respect.

If you are inspired by our vision and feel a true call to contribute to YSM’s work, we’d love to hear from you.

What We Offer:

As a staff member at YSM, some of the things you can look forward to include a values-based and highly collaborative and engaging work environment with a high value on staff’s mental health and well-being; meaningful, innovative and impactful work, with opportunities to make a difference in the lives of children, families, and the community. Our competitive Total Rewards compensation package also includes Group RRSP matching, annual leave and paid personal days, comprehensive health and dental care coverage, an Employee and Family Assistance Program that includes counselling services by Christian professionals, and numerous other perks.

The Opportunity:

We are seeking an Accounting Specialist to effectively manage the YSM accounts payable position. This position will be responsible for the processing of all invoices, receipts, and visa transactions through the Pyrus invoice processing system and the Financial Edge accounting system. This position will manage all users in the Pyrus system to accurately ensure all transactions are properly recorded in the accounting system. The position will manage the accounts payable, processing of payments by cheque and EFT, journal entries, AP reconciliations, bank reconciliations, HST preparation and submission, and other ad hoc transactions. The position is responsible for processing deposits through remote deposit capture (RDC). The position is a permanent full-time role reporting to the Accountant.


  • Responsible for management of accounts payable module in Financial Edge NXT (FE NXT)
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of vendors, transactions, and vendor payments in the accounting system
  • Resolve accounts payable discrepancies and perform vendor account reconciliations
  • Ensure the integrity and processing within the Pyrus expense reporting system and provide training for new users of the system
  • Processing vendor payments by cheque and electronic funds transfer (EFT)
  • Processing of cheque deposits using remote deposit capture (RDC)
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve any issues causing backlog
  • Month end close procedures: complete adjusting journal entries and ensure all transactions are processed
  • Responsible for accounts payable reconciliation and bank account reconciliations
  • Preparation of the semi-annual HST claim submission
  • Prepares adhoc reports as required by the finance department
  • Supports with the recommendation, implementation and maintenance of process improvements within the department


  • 3-5 years experience in accounts payable required; team management experience requiredPost secondary education in accounting, finance or business related
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong MS Office skills with intermediate to advanced level MS Excel skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated personal commitment to YSM’s principles of faith, mission and values

Deadline for Application: May 15, 2023

Start Date: ASAP

While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Learn more about YSM at

Date Posted: April 28, 2023

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