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Position: Volunteer Bookkeeper
Organization: The Backyard Farm and Market
Location: Mississauga, Peel Region / GTA, Ontario

We are a small Not-for-Profit organization looking for a Bookkeeper to help maintain our financial records.

Bookkeeper job duties include working closely with our market team, Treasurer and Board of Directors to help process accounts payable and receivable and manage invoices and payments. We are currently using the Wave online accounting system.

Our ideal candidate is familiar with accounting software packages and procedures, has a passion for healthy living, and believes in the mission of the Backyard Farm and Market.


  • Record financial transactions and complete the posting process
  • Enter data, maintain records and financial statements
  • Verify that transactions are recorded in the correct suppliers ledger, customer ledger and general ledger
  • Bring the books to the trial balance stage
  • Perform partial checks of the posting process
  • Assist in completing employer remittance and payroll forms
  • Process accounts receivable/payable and handle payroll in a timely manner


  • Bookkeeping experience
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting principles
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and accounting software
  • Proficiency in English
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

Estimated working time 3-5 hours per week, working independently and online. Time varies as we are very seasonal in our activities.

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GoodWork ID: 41201       Date posted to Jul 4 2017