Part-time Finance Assistant needed

JOB POSTINGApplication deadline May 16, 2024


The Church of the Holy Trinity is an Anglican parish in downtown Toronto with a history of social justice work and advocacy since 1847. We are a community of people who express Christian faith through lives of integrity, justice, and compassion. We foster lay leadership, include the doubter and marginalized, and challenge oppression wherever it may be found.

We are seeking a part-time (8 hours a week) Finance Assistant who will work closely with the Parish Administrator and the Treasurer to ensure financial transactions are entered accurately in the Church’s Sage 50 accounting system and the semi-monthly payroll is processed accurately in the ADP payroll system. They will be supervised by the Priest-in-Charge.

This is a part-time hybrid position with both office and remote work.

The responsibilities are significant financial tasks which include, but are not limited to:

  • The entry of payments and expenses into Sage 50 accounting system. 
  • The entry of donations into CiviCRM
  • Monthly reconciliation of accounts and reporting on accounts
  • Processing semi-monthly payroll in ADP and record in Sage 50
  • Quarterly and bi-annual tasks along with annual audit preparation tasks

The full list of responsibilities is found in the full job description.

The expected competencies include; Attention to detail, Calm under pressure, Communication skills, Customer-focus, and a Team player.

Qualifications: (complete list found in the full job description)

  • Minimum of one to three years of accounting and administrative experience, preferably in a church or non-profit organization.
  • Post-secondary education in bookkeeping/accounting.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills along with excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in all aspects of basic accounting practices and principles.
  • Experience with Sage 50 accounting software and proficiency with MS Office applications with intermediate MS Excel skills.

The Church of the Holy Trinity welcomes applicants from persons of diverse backgrounds and is an equal opportunity employer. Offer of employment is conditional on an acceptable criminal background check.

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and resume by email to Please reference “Finance Assistant” in the subject line. The application deadline is April 30, 2024.

We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be notified. No phone calls please.


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