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Position: Accounting Assistant
Organization: Students on Ice
Location: Gatineau, Quebec

About Students on Ice

An award-winning organization offering unique educational expeditions to the Antarctic and the Arctic. Our mandate is to educate the world’s youth about the importance of the Polar Regions, support their continued growth and inspire and catalyze initiatives that contribute to global sustainability.

Position Summary

Students on Ice is looking for an Accounting Assistant to provide support to the Finance Manager during three mornings per week. Our ideal candidate has the ability to work independently while meeting deadlines and is self-motivated. This opportunity will include accounts payable & receivable, timesheets, bank deposits, reconciliations, etc.

This is a part-time, paid position at the Students on Ice office in Gatineau, QC (in the Ottawa area).

  • The position will be paid based on experience and qualifications.
  • The Accounting Assistant will report to the Manager of Finance.
  • Hours: 4 hours per day, 3 days per week (may be flexible)

Key Responsibilities

  • Entering payables and receivables in Quickbooks Desktop
  • Assist the Manager of Finance with keeping data entry up to date
  • Reconciling credit card statements
  • Working with excel spreadsheets and other tasks as needed

Skills and Qualifications

  • 5 to 10 years of Accounting experience would be an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel & Word
  • Experience with Quickbooks is an asset
  • Bilingualism (Spoken and written) is an asset

Character Profile

  • Self-starter demonstrating a strong capacity to work independently and collaboratively;
  • A quick learner
  • Organized and efficient multi-tasker with great attention to detail;
  • Outgoing, positive attitude with excellent interpersonal skills

Application Process

Please send your application and cover letter to: 

The deadline to apply is January 24th, 2020.

Students on Ice is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity in the workplace and encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

We thank all those that apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 9 2020    ID: 55574