Job Posting: Accounting Technician

Choices for Youth Inc. (“Choices”) is a dynamic, progressive organization that empowers homeless and at-risk youth with innovative options and tools to move from street-life to more stable, healthy living situations. CFY is currently seeking a full-time permanent Accounting Technician to join our Finance and Administration Team

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Accounting Technician provides assistance to payroll and accounts payable operations at CFY.



· Completion of accurate bi-weekly payroll for 90+ employees and youth

· Calculation, posting, and payment of government remittances

· Processing of ROE’s and T4’s


· Ensuring accounts payable are coded, inputted, and processed for payments

· Ensuring credit card reconciliations are completed in a timely manner each month

· Processing employee expense, travel, and mileage claims

· Corresponding with Departmental staff on accounting matters

· Supporting the Accounting Manager and Director in year-end accounting tasks and audits

· All other duties as assigned


· The ideal candidate will have completed a business diploma or a degree with a concentration in accounting. Equivalent experience or education may be considered.

· Minimum three years experience in accounting required

· Prior payroll experience required

· PCP certification is considered an asset

· Extensive knowledge of Saga 50 (Simply Accounting) required

· A satisfactory Record of Conduct/ Vulnerable Sector Check (must be bondable) is required

· A strong sense of urgency coupled with a positive can-do attitude

· A passion for helping us achieve our core values while working as a team

· Experience in a non-profit environment is considered an asset

· Proof of a Covid-19 Vaccination


· Demonstrated ability to manage and execute fundraising events

· Proven relationship-building skills

· Exceptional written communication skills

· Quick problem-solving abilities

· Ability to exhibit a high level of confidentiality and flexibility toward change


The position will work 37.5 hours per week. Flexibility in work hours will be required to accommodate higher work volumes and organizational requirements.

Hours worked in excess of regular hours will be accounted for in accordance with the overtime provisions of the Personnel, Policy, and Procedure Manual of CFY and the Labour Standards Act NL.


The salary for this position is $45,669.00 - $50,368.50 annually. CFY offers a competitive compensation package, including a health and dental program, employer-matched RRSP, and four weeks’ vacation to qualifying employees.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume explaining how you meet the criteria and use AT-12-2022 -in the subject line. Deadline to Apply: December 1, 2022


Human Resources

Lori Whitt; Accounting Manager

Fax: (709) 726-3125

Choices for Youth (CFY) strives towards a culture of inclusion and empowerment, one where there’s a sense of belonging and safety while prioritizing diversity across the organization, including in its Board of Directors composition, employment practices, staff, policies, programming, and services. CFY values lived and living experience and invites everyone interested to apply for available opportunities. CFY actively seeks applications from Indigenous Peoples; members of Black, racialized, and other equity-seeking and/or religious, cultural, and other communities; members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community; people with disabilities; and people from a variety of social and economic backgrounds. Should you require support or accommodation(s) to better enable your ability to participate in the employment or recruitment process, please let us know at any point. This information will be kept confidential.

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