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Senior Accountant (Level 6), Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline December 1, 2017

Created in 2007, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (“the Partnership”) is an independent organization funded by the federal government to accelerate action on a national cancer control strategy.  The Partnership collaborates with a variety of experts, organizations and stakeholders across the country to harness the best of what is working well to control cancer and to effectively implement this strategy coast to coast.  We share with our partners the common goals of reducing the risk of cancer, lessening the likelihood of Canadians dying from cancer and enhancing quality of life for those affected by cancer.
Our vision is to continue to lead, learn and take action on the growing body of evidence and knowledge about cancer prevention and care. With a focused approach, the Partnership will execute its strategic priorities, tangibly measure and demonstrate the impact of how its pan-Canadian cancer control strategy has reduced the burden of cancer on Canadians.

This position is part of the Finance and Corporate Services Division of the Partnership, headed by the VP.  This Division is responsible for Finance, IT and Administration, Delivery Management, Partner and Vendor Services and all Corporate Shared Services needed to secure a sound financial platform and ensure that the Partnership has the technical, operational, infrastructure and day-to-day capabilities necessary to achieve the maximum cancer control outcomes within budget.

The Position

Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant is responsible for performing general ledger accounting functions, analysis, financial reporting and general process improvements.  

Qualifications & Experience

  • CPA designation or finalist
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in accounting and analysis
  • Experience using ERP and payroll software solutions.  Specific experience with Agresso Business World and Ceridian an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Experience in healthcare or government reporting is an asset
  • Previous experience with accounting system implementation, process redesign and report writing with ERP systems; knowledge of NPO accounting would also be considered assets

Closing Date: December 1, 2017

If you are interested in applying for this positions, please send your CV and cover letter to

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer thanks all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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