We are looking for bookkeeper / office manager for our client, a team of professional electronic media experts in Oakville.  This is a full-time permanent position, 37.5 hours per week, in-house at their Oakville office; you must have the ability to commute to the office in Oakville daily.  

The professional we are looking for will be/have:     

  • Professional, yet personable, in all communications with clients and team members 
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, in English 
  • Strong ability to maintain professional judgment and integrity in all situations    
  • Top level attention to detail and accountability for the work you produce, maintain and manage  
  • Dynamic and excited about working on various projects, not easily overwhelmed 
  • A skilled administrator, able to wear many hats, easily switching from bookkeeping to office management with ease 
  • Passionate about bookkeeping and committed and loyal to small business success and creating a long-term working relationship 
  • Confident to work to work autonomously and within a team environment; able to follow processes clearly as well as learn on their own 
  • Able to analyze a situation and investigate issues in order to resolve accurately; not afraid to ask questions or lend a hand to a co-worker in need       

The responsibilities in this role will be:     

  • Office management including, but not limited to ordering, receiving, inventory management, etc. 
  • Administration including, but not limited to working with clients, managing phone calls, and scheduling and assisting the president of the company 
  • Full-Cycle Bookkeeping using QuickBooks Desktop (through Windows partition on Mac) 
  • Payroll Management which includes semi-monthly processing and all government requirements monthly/annually 
  • Sales tax calculations and government remittances for GST/HST, WSIB etc. 
  • Liaise with year-end tax accountant

Qualifications & Technology skills that you need are:     

  • 4+ years of office management and administration is required  
  • 3+ years of accounting and bookkeeping experience is required 
  • Post-secondary education (college, university, trade) is preferred 
  • Experience using QuickBooks Desktop accounting software for day-to-day business accounting  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with advanced abilities in Excel  
  • Comfort with Apple products, such as Mac computers and iPhone are preferred

Why is this a great place to work at?   

  • Comfortable small business work environment 
  • Cohesive teamwork and a positive work environment 
  • Forward thinking, growing organization

If this sounds like you and you would like to be considered, please submit your resume and cover letter.         

Only serious and qualified applicants will be considered. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted and will be required to complete accounting aptitude and software tests, provide proof of certification, as well as references.         

We look forward to hearing from you!         

A bit about Find Our Bookkeeper™     

We are Watkin Small Business Services, a former accounting services firm that has developed a recruitment and referral services program called Find Our Bookkeeper™ where we work with businesses, and accounting firms, who are looking for skilled bookkeepers. We work to connect a business, or accounting firm, with a qualified, talented and driven bookkeeper that is the right fit for the business’ needs, industry and goals, and where the business is also a good fit for the bookkeeper. We are NOT a placement or employment agency.     

To learn more about our program and how we work with businesses and bookkeepers go to https://findourbookkeeper.ca.    





Salary: 23-27/hr Based on Experience
Job Type: Employee Full Time
Job Location: Onsite Ontario
Position Level: INT-SR

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