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INTERNAL / EXTERNAL JOB POSTING: Part Time Accounting Assistant

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Position: Accounting Assistant

Job Type: Part time (7 hours/week), July 2022 – March 31, 2023

Reports to: The Accountant and Executive Director

Salary: $25.00/hour

Application deadline:  June 30 , 2022


About IWSO

Immigrant Women Services Ottawa (IWSO) is a community-based agency serving immigrant women. IWSO’s mandate is to:

  • Empower immigrant and racialized women to participate in the elimination of all forms of abuse against women and their children.
  • Provide culturally responsive services to facilitate immigrant women’s access to community and mainstream services.
  • Deliver programs to assist immigrant women in their journey to attain their full potential.


Main Duties & Responsibilities

1. Maintaining the Accounting Filing System;

2. General bookkeeping duties including data entry, accounts payables, accounts receivables, cheque preparation, invoice review and preparation;

3. Maintaining/updating the subsidiary ledgers for Prepaid Expenses, Processing the payroll (as deemed necessary);

4. Recording the transactions to Simply Accounting;

5. Preparing the annual audit requirements;

6. Preparing the semi-annual application for GST/HST PSBR;

7. Preparing the Annual Charity Return and the required subsidiary ledgers related to its preparation;

8. Perform other tasks that may be assigned by the Accountant or by the Executive Director.


1. Bachelor Degree in Accounting or College Diploma in Accounting or Bookkeeping;

2. Previous bookkeeping experience in a not-for-profit/charitable status organization environment;

3. Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, work under pressure and adapt to a fast paced changing environment while maintaining attention to detail.

4. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to learn quickly and self-motivate while working independently and/or collaborating as part of a tea

5. Proficient in using Simply Accounting or SAGE and Microsoft Excel;

6. Proficiency in English.



Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé by, June 30, 2022, 6:00 pm to:

Search Committee: Accounting Assistant Position, Immigrant Women Services Ottawa;



IWSO welcomes and encourages applications from members of equity seeking groups, including but not limited to, candidates who are racialized, indigenous, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities. We thank you in advance for your interest. Only those candidates with the minimum qualifications will be contacted and considered for an interview.

Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
219 Argyle Avenue, Suite 400
Ottawa, Ontario
K2P 2H4
Tel: 613-729-3145
Fax: 613-729-9308