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About the Position
Position #: 19687
OrganizationSPECTRUM Waterloo Region's Rainbow Community Space
Position: Bookkeeper - Financial Services
Location: 283 Duke Street West, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: SPECTRUM is a non-profit organization that needs to maintain up-to-date and accurate financial books in a manner that complies with governmental regulations. This volunteer position forms an essential component in permitting our Treasurer to allot funds for the future, to create financial statements, to prepare projected budgets, and to write grant applications - all of which contribute to the financial sustainability of SPECTRUM.
Description: The Bookkeeper receives information from the Treasurer about financial transactions that appear in our bank account. The Book-keeper records this information in a General Ledger using appropriate accounting software, and reconciles the records with the bank statements. When requested by the Treasurer, the Bookkeeper extracts information from the General Ledger that the Treasurer can use in creating financial statements, preparing projected budgets, and writing grant applications.
Training Details: You will work with the current Treasurer and outgoing Bookkeeper to become familiar with procedures.
Working Conditions: The work may be done from home, with meetings with the Treasurer a few times a year to assist in interpreting the financial information to aid with financial statements, budgets and grant applications. This job requires a volunteer who has taken at least one course in accounting or bookkeeping. We will also need a reference from a business or agency for whom you have done bookkeeping, and a police check as well.
Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Minimum of 4 hours per month in maintaining the General Ledger. In months when the Treasurer needs assistance with special projects (like financial statements, budgets and grant applications), additional time will be required.
Age: 22+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Accounting/Finance
Skill(s): Collaboration, Financial Planning, Computer Skills, Accountability, Calculating
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://ourspectrum.com
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Jim Parrott
Phone: 226-779-9695
Address: 283 Duke Street West Kitchener, N2H 3X7


Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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