General Accountant - Hospital / Healthcare - Permanent Part Time
Kanata, ON, Canada
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General Accountant

Permanent Part-Time

Our hospital and nursing home located less than 30 minutes northwest of Ottawa, is a multi site and integrated health service organization offering, acute, long-term care and community programs and services. 
Working by our values of Honesty, Accountability, Respect & Teamwork, this progressive 105-bed organization is now embarking on a new and expanded nursing home redevelopment project along with an increased focus on patient/resident/client engagement in pursuit of our vision – Together we will create a healthy community. 


Reporting to the Vice President of Finance & Support Services, we are seeking a Permanent Part-Time (0.6 FTE) General Accountant to support our finance department. The incumbent will be responsible for a wide array of duties including but not limited to:


  • Monthly financial reporting
  • Monthly reconciliation of all bank accounts
  • Preparing and entering monthly journal entries as required
  • Maintaining fixed assets module
  • Reconciling deferred grants, donations, and fixed assets
  • Assisting with year-end audit procedures and annual statements for ARH
  • Preparing quarterly and annual submissions to Ontario Health and Stats Canada
  • Completing annual charity returns for ARH and the Foundation
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned


  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in Accounting
  • Accounting designation or working to achieve designation preferred
  • Sound knowledge of Healthcare Accounting, MIS Guidelines
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a hospital setting is preferred
  • Requires excellent computer skills with a sound working knowledge of Excel, Word, and Accounting software packages
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to deal with multiple demands and changing priorities
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Highly analytical and detail oriented
  • Ability to maintain strictly confidential information

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