Finance and Admin Clerk Trainee

The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television is the largest non-profit media membership organization in Canada. We are dedicated to recognizing, advocating for and celebrating Canadian talent in the film, television and digital media sectors. Our more than 4,000 members encompass industry icons and professionals, emerging artists and students. Collectively, we deliver professional development programs and networking opportunities that foster industry growth, inclusion and mentorship.

In everything we do, we seek to foster a culture of work that is creative and entrepreneurial, but also grounded in a respect for processes and professionalism that ensures the integrity of our membership organization. As a growing organization, we are looking for team members who will bring an enthusiasm and growth mind-set to their position.

Job Description

The selected candidate must take a proactive approach to their work and enjoy financial data entry and have an interest in bookkeeping. The candidate assists in the ongoing maintenance of internal records and reports and in the preparation and maintenance of records and schedules for all accounts and programs. The candidate assists in the appropriate and safe handling of the financial records, forms, correspondence, and documents.

As this position is funded by Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training, this position is only open to Indigenous candidates who are eligible to be registered or are already registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training. 

Specific responsibilities will include:

Essential Duties

● Verifying and resolving vendor accounts by reconciling outstanding lists and related transactions

● Recording expenses to accounts via accounting software, NetSuite

● Validating invoice amounts by cross-referencing and checking various records

● Maintaining the confidentiality of information, the candidate has access to and upholding The Academy’s values through the use of ethical financial standards and best practices

● Maintaining financial files, records and historical data on Google Drive

● Scanning and uploading of required documents as needed

● Filing and organizing records

● Other administration duties as assigned



● A high school diploma or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience in a relevant field

● Superior communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with external customers and internal team members

● Excellent attention to detail with the ability to look at multiple documents at once and notice discrepancies

● Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at once

● Ability to work to a deadline in a timely manner

● Positive, proactive, and supportive attitude

Apr 1, 2024

Expected End Date: March 28, 2025

Region: Toronto, Downtown (Remote)

Working hours are Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (or 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM). A commitment of 35 hours/week is required. Evening work will be required for special events throughout the year and during Canadian Screen Week. Academy staff is currently working remotely. 

COMPENSATION: $20 per hour x 35 hours per week

All applications must be submitted through the link below.

Application Deadline: March 1st, 2024, 5pm 

The Canadian Academy thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free work environment, which extends to our recruitment and selection processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

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