Administrative Assistant (Social Service)


$22 - $25/hour

Company Profile:

A not-for-profit social service agency with 400 employees delivering services in newcomer settlement, employment, affordable housing and senior care is looking for an Administrative Assistant. They are responsible for providing support to all project activities, including administration and accounting support to project staff.


  • performs general office operations

  • replenishes and takes inventory of office supplies

  • meets regularly with project staff to assess project needs

  • develops and maintains timely and accurate financial statements and reports

  • monitors and analyzes monthly financial results against budget, and report variances

  • develops and maintains financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable and petty cash

  • performs Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable duties including ensuring all expenses have proper approvals, posting expense to accounting system, etc.


  • minimum 2 years’ experience in office administration

  • experience working for not-for-profits, preferably in employment services

  • Microsoft Office Certification would be considered an asset

  • strong understanding of accounting principles and controls

  • experience working with Simply Accounting, SAGE or QuickBooks

  • extensive computer knowledge, including Excel

  • detail oriented, highly organized and able to meet tight deadlines

  • clean criminal record (vulnerable sector)