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					                                                         Right To Play
                                                 Look After Yourself, Look After One Another




JOB POSTING: “Accounts Payable”
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CLOSING DATE:                     April 29 , 2011

Organization:                     Right To Play International

Department/Division:              Finance / Accounts

Work location:                    Toronto, Canada

Authorized to Work in:            Canada (i.e., Canadian citizen or permanent resident)

Background:
Right To Play is an international development organization that uses specially-designed sport and play
programs to improve health, build life skills, and foster peace for children and communities affected by
war, poverty and disease. Working in both the humanitarian and development context, Right To Play
has projects in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America.

Right To Play is a global-scale implementer of Sport for Development and Peace programs and takes
an active role in driving research and policy development in this area and in supporting children’s
rights.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Controller, the Accounts Payable person will be responsible for:
   • Accounts payables process
   • Wire Transfers process
   • Employee expenses process
   • Petty cash process

Responsibilities:

1. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE (% of Time: 50%):
    • Receives and reviews invoices, cheques request, and/or other related documentation for
      completeness and compliance with financial policies, procedures and special requirements.
    • Verifying and processing invoices. Performs calculations to determine appropriate payment:
      amounts, taxes etc. and makes modifications as necessary.
    • Preparing and entering A/P vouchers into ACCPAC.
    • Posting A/P and G/L batches into ACCPAC
    • Paying bills. Prints and obtaining signatures on all cheques. Posting A/P and G/L batches
      into ACCPAC.
    • Reconciliation of vendor’s statements, making phone calls and resolving discrepancies.
    • Filing paid invoices and other related documents.


2. WIRE TRANSFERS (% of Time 20%):
    • Transfer money to the projects. Processing wire transfers through Bank of Nova Scotia
    • Preparing and entering wire transfer vouchers into ACCPAC.


             65 Queen Street West, Thomson Building, Suite 1900, Box 64, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2M5
                                     Tel (416) 498-1922 Fax (416) 498-1942
                                                              Right To Play
                                                      Look After Yourself, Look After One Another



         •    Posting G/L batches into ACCPAC.
         •    Processing wire transfer to vendors. Preparing and entering wire transfers vouchers into
              ACCPAC. Posting G/L batches into ACCPAC.
         •    Processing honorariums payments. Preparing and entering wire transfers vouchers into
              ACCPAC. Posting G/L batches into ACCPAC.
         •    Making transfers between Right To Play bank accounts.


3. EMPLOYEE EXPENSES (% of Time 20%):
    • Processing employee advances: cash request (USD or CAD), money orders etc.
    • Getting and reviewing employee expenses reports. Performing calculations to determine
      appropriate amounts, accounts, project codes, taxes, currency etc.
    • Preparing and entering Journal vouchers and/or A/P vouchers as needed into ACCPAC.
    • Posting G/L batches into ACCPAC.
    • Printing and obtaining signatures on cheques.


4.   PETTY CASH PROCESS (% of Time: 10%):
     •  Disbursements of funds and replenishment.
     •  Preparing and entering journal vouchers into ACCPAC.
     •  Posting G/L batches into ACCPAC.


MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
     •       Completed Post Secondary Accounting Diploma or Degree.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
   • Minimum three (3) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities
      specified.

DESIRED ASSETS:
   • Pursuing CGA.

COMPETENCIES:
• Knowledge of standard accounts payables policies, procedures and regulations.
• Ability to utilize ACCPAC accounting system.
• Ability to understand and interpret vendor invoices, statements and other request for payments.
• Word processing skills.
• Knowledge of general accounting principles.
• Ability to analyze and solve problems.
• Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
• Ability to work in a dynamic, evolving, energetic, fast-paced international work environment.
• Ability to work well under pressure, handling multiple demands that are non-sequential.
• Strong numeracy and analytical skills.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written).
• Ability to work well in a team (cooperative, participatory, respectful).
• Able to exercise discretion and confidentiality.
• Good judgment, diagnostic, and decision-making skills.



                  65 Queen Street West, Thomson Building, Suite 1900, Box 64, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2M5
                                          Tel (416) 498-1922 Fax (416) 498-1942
                                                                                         Right To Play
                                                                            Look After Yourself, Look After One Another



•     Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity; ability to initiate and deliver proactive, cost effective and
      creative solutions in unclear situations where multiple alternatives are possible.
•     Creative, versatile, self-motivated, comfortable with deadlines.

IT/SOFTWARE/TECHNICAL SKILLS:
•   Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and internet tools.
•   Knowledge of ACCPAC accounting software.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Speaking, reading, and writing fluency in English (knowledge of French and Spanish an asset).

Salary:                                               We offer a competitive salary and benefits package

Employment Start Date:                                As soon as possible

Contract Duration:                                    One year maternity leave contract

Contact:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to:
hr@righttoplay.com and kindly quote “Accounts Payable – Toronto – Right To Play” in the subject
line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No
phone calls please.


Right To Play - Human Resources Philosophy

Right To Play is an international humanitarian organization that uses the power of sport and play to improve the lives of children in the most disadvantaged areas of the
world. We believe that all children have the right to play.

Right To Play’s human resources philosophy reflects the spirit that drives the organization. The philosophy influences the kind of people who are interested in working for
us, the kind of people we recruit and how we treat our people.

Right To Play’s culture is entrepreneurial, where employees are encouraged and empowered to perform in the context of rapid international growth, and to aim for the
highest quality and adopt global best practices in delivering our programs.

Our employees are global citizens who are passionate about improving the world we live in through value-based grassroots activities. We work on the ground with and
through people in the communities we serve to improve the lives of their children. By having a constant presence in these communities and helping them develop the
resources and skills they need to help themselves, we aim for sustainable, long-term development.

To translate our vision into action, our philosophy for delivering our programs is “LOOK AFTER YOURSELF, LOOK AFTER ONE ANOTHER”. Our employees are the
backbone of this delivery, and the philosophy supports them by defining the desired outcomes of our human resources philosophy. This means that we pay competitive
salaries, provide comprehensive benefits, encourage employee social events, provide development opportunities and a great work environment.

We measure the success of this philosophy by indicators such as employee satisfaction surveys and staff turnover rate, as well as the overall success of Right To Play.




                      65 Queen Street West, Thomson Building, Suite 1900, Box 64, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2M5
                                              Tel (416) 498-1922 Fax (416) 498-1942

				
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