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CIS Ontario Member School: Royal St. George's College
Royal St. George's College

Senior Accountant

Located in the Annex neighbourhood in downtown Toronto, Royal St. George's College is an urban day school for boys that combines academic excellence with a stimulating and supportive environment. RSGC offers a challenging program of academics, athletics, the arts, outdoor education, community outreach and co-curricular activities designed to fulfill our College’s Vision of “lifelong Georgians ready to use their scholarship, compassion, conscience and courage to make a difference.”

We are looking for a talented and pro-active Senior Accountant to work alongside an exceptional and accomplished team in the Finance Department.The Senior Accountant will support the Finance department with payroll, benefits, pension, tax, accounting, internal controls, quarterly and annual reporting, benchmarking and general projects. The successful candidate will have significant payroll experience, ability to multi-task in a high volume work environment and will have an approachable, friendly demeanor. This is a full-time permanent role reporting to Chief Financial Officer.

The successful candidate will represent Royal St. George’s College with professionalism and integrity in delivering on our mission “To challenge and inspire each boy to be the best version of himself.” We are seeking an individual whose professional practice aligns with the Values that guide our daily actions. Please meet some of our students discussing our values here.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares payroll calculations and input for monthly and bi-weekly payroll.
  • Prepares annual reconciliations, pension adjustments, and T4 slips.
  • Point of contact for general payroll and benefit related inquiries.
  • Responsible for the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Non Faculty Pension Plan; preparation of monthly and annual reporting and remittances in adherence with Plan requirements.
  • Administration and reporting of Group Benefits Plan changes with insurance provider including review of monthly billings, reconciliations, add/termination employees.
  • Assist Finance Manager and CFO with preparation of monthly journal entries, general ledger account analysis, fiscal year-end working papers, and other reporting as required.
  • Prepares and reviews HST/GST rebate applications and provides associated analysis.
  • Ongoing awareness and evaluation of internal controls and make recommendations for improvements as appropriate.
  • Assist Finance Manager and CFO with special projects and reports including but not limited to; benchmarking initiatives, annual report preparation, school trips, fundraising events.

Work and Educational Experience:

  • 5+ years related work experience, preferably within an independent school environment.
  • Knowledge of CRA and provincial statutory requirements
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) or Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) designation an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills to respond to general inquiries are required.
  • Ability to demonstrate tact and discretion in handling matters of a confidential nature.
  • Ability to multi-task, balance multiple demands and address tight timelines.
  • Strong computer skills using MS Office applications, including Word, Excel as well as proficiency with Google Suite of products. Experience with Blackbaud Suite of products an asset.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organization skills.
  • Ability to work occasional hours beyond the normal work week to accommodate deadlines, work projects or events.
  • Ability to provide clearance of a Vulnerable Sector Background Check (required of educational institutions).

Royal St. George's College is committed to fostering workplace well-being by building on a culture of inclusivity and belonging. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Should you be contacted regarding any opportunity at the College and require accommodation please advise us. RSGC offers a supportive and nurturing work environment and a competitive compensation package, including participation in a group pension plan.

If you are interested in working in a dynamic educational environment, please email your application including a cover letter and resume to the attention of Sundeep Bhatia, CFO at indicating Senior Accountant in the subject line.

  • Day School
  • Full-Time
  • Permanent
  • Royal St. George's College
  • Staff
  • Toronto