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Position: Financial Coordinator
Organization: Evergreen
Location: Evergreen Brick Works, Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario

Since 1991, Evergreen, a not-for-profit, has provoked bold action in transforming public landscapes into thriving community spaces. We believe that connecting people, natural and built worlds create flourishing cities for the future. For more than 25 years Evergreen has connected, collaborated, and catalyzed Canadians to do amazing things positively affecting attitudes and behaviours that lie at the core of a sustainable city. For more information visit


The Financial Coordinator is involved in the daily functions of the finance department, ensuring transactions are entered accurately into the system and in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enter invoices and staff expense forms in SAGE on a weekly basis, ensure accuracy of tax expense and recoverable amounts based on rates in effect for each invoice
  • Administer weekly cheque run and match cheques to invoices
  • Maintain accounts payable vendors and accounts receivable customers in SAGE
  • Record corporate credit card transactions in SAGE on a monthly basis
  • Code administrative invoices and monthly billings
  • Respond to vendor inquiries with an appropriate balance of relationship management and insight into Evergreen’s payment policies
  • Prepare invoices based on department requests (includes donations and earned revenue)
  • Record payment receipts into SAGE on a weekly basis (cash, cheques, credit cards)
  • Complete weekly bank deposits, ensure deposit amounts reconcile to SAGE batches
  • Maintain and reconcile petty cash
  • Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly journal entries with supporting documentation
  • Respond to ad hoc requests for financial assistance from internal and external sources
  • Collect mail and photocopy and scan cheques
  • Order and maintain office supplies in mail room


  • Attention to detail. Does not let important details slip through the cracks.
  • Calm under pressure. Demonstrate composure in stressful situations.
  • Communication. Speak, listen and write in a clear, confident, respectful, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Customer-focus. Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external customers to meet or exceed their expectations and receives positive feedback from internal and external customers.
  • Flexibility/adaptability. Flexible, versatile and/or tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency. Adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Cope effectively with complexity and change.
  • Team Player. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.


Reporting Relationships:

  • Supervised by: Director of Finance


  • One to three years’ accounting and financial coordination experience, preferably within a non-profit organization
  • Knowledge of SAGE ERP an asset
  • Excellent administrative and time management skills
  • Offer of employment may be conditional on an acceptable criminal background check

Working conditions:

  • Regular hours, Monday to Friday
  • General office environment

Terms of contract:

  • Full-time position

Cover letters and resumes can be submitted by e-mail to:
Please Reference “Financial Coordinator” in the subject line

By Mail to Attention: Human Resources
Centre for Green Cities, Suite 300
Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8

Evergreen welcomes applications from persons of diverse backgrounds and is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Evergreen’s Accommodation policy. Applicants, please make your needs known in advance. We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be notified. No phone calls please.

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GoodWork ID: 47147       Date posted to Aug 7 2018