Accounting and Financial Officer for provincial government agency, Scarborough head office.

Marberg Job Number: 1589.
Job Type: Temporary.
Initial Term: Starting May 9, 2022, for initial terms between 9 weeks and 17 weeks in duration.
Compensation: $26.12 per hour to $29.85 per hour.
Recommended Application Date: Immediately – please note that we are screening and shortlisting Candidates immediately and qualified applications may be contacted same day as date of application.
Work Hours: 7.25 work hours per day, not including 45 minute unpaid lunch break, to be worked on a shift schedule between the hours of 8:30 am to 9 pm, Monday – Saturday; and 11 am to 6 pm on Sunday (36.25 total work hours per week).  Additional paid overtime may be required.
Work Location: 100% onsite at Client’s Scarborough office, close to 401 and on bus route. Free parking provided.
Dress Code:  Business or Neat Casual Dress; Facemask to be worn in designated areas of client facilities as required; Non-Scented Personal Products Workplace Policy in effect.

Responsibilities Summary:  
To provide accounting, financial and payroll administration services, reporting to Manager, Finance and Planning.

  • Review and process payroll transactions in accordance with corporate policies and procedures, and address any discrepancies.
  • Process full-cycle accounts payable.
  • Process petty cash transactions.
  • Prepare financial reconciliations and schedules.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding payment of vendor invoices, payroll, and expense claim reimbursement.
  • Additional Accounting, Financial and Payroll Administration and Reconciliation responsibilities as required.

Education: Post Secondary education in Accounting, Business Administration or related discipline, or equivalent combination of work experience and education.
Preferred Work Experience: At least 4+ years of progressive, related work experience in accounting and financial administration and reconciliation.

Technical Skills Requirements: 

  • Sound knowledge of common Canadian Accounts Payable procedures and best practices (may be tested).
  • Strong proficiency in MS Excel (may be tested).
  • Accurate data entry skills (may be tested).
  • Familiarity with Great Plains software an asset.
  • Payroll administration experience or education an asset.
  • Proficient English communication skills, both written and verbal, including satisfactory business writing skills.

Task -Based Qualifications and Additional Attributes:     

  • Self starter: punctual, responsible and reliable, with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively and work to due dates.
  • Pleasant and courteous; able to work well both independently and cooperatively as part of a team and liaise effectively with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Demonstrated commitment to client service and professional representation of the organization.  Excellent listening skills.
  • Proven ability to professionally handle confidential information and exercise good judgement in the interpretation and application of instructions and organization policy.
  • Superior attention to detail, and organized, methodical approach to completion of tasks.

Additional Requirements:    

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada, providing satisfactory documentation upon request.
  • Ability to work 100% onsite as required, abiding by organization health and safety policies.
  • Provision of certification of AODA and OHSA online training course completion prior to assignment start.
  • Provision of certification of full COVID-19 vaccination series prior to assignment start.
  • Satisfactory Background Checks, Technical Skills Evaluations, and Employment References.

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that Marberg Staffing updates job posts regularly, and external job boards may not reflect these changes in a timely fashion. Please refer to for the most current information including salary range.

Please note that Marberg Staffing only accepts applications through Indeed.caLinkedIn and

Marberg is committed to supporting workplace diversity and inclusivity, to reflect the demographic profile of all Ontarians.  Applications are encouraged from equity seeking groups including people of colour, Aboriginal people, individuals with disabilities, and people from the LGBTQ2S community.

Job ID: 1589

Location: Canada Ontario Scarborough

Category: Accounting and Payroll, Government

Salary: Competitive



Number Of Positions 5

Pay Rate 26.12

Date Updated 04/26/2022

Status New

Apply For This Job