Employment Opportunities at Goodwill 2018-02-20T13:03:35+00:00

Employment Opportunities at Goodwill

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Full-Time Senior Accountant
Corporate Office, 225 King William Street, Hamilton, Ontario

This full-time opportunity is 37.5 hours per week, with benefits and pension plan opportunities.


  • Post-secondary education in Accounting preferably enrolled in the CPA Student program (minimum) or recent acquisition of designation.
  • Preferred 5+ years of experience in accounting at a senior level of responsibility
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Shopify (or similar), Outlook, SAGE 300 and experience with SAGE’s Financial Reporter utility, or similar report writer.
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with online payroll applications an asset.


  • Supervise and monitor the performance of department staff.
  • Conduct performance reviews with staff and implement disciplinary procedures as necessary.
  • Liaise with Human Resources to ensure that policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Prepare internal reports on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis to support senior management. (E.g. Sales reports, comparative analysis, customer counts, profit sharing etc.).
  • Prepare journal entries, accruals, and recurring entries.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Identify and record capital expenditures and maintain continuity schedules.
  • Identify, record, and maintain prepaid expenses.
  • Reconcile and maintain leasing commitments.
  • Complete bank reconciliations on a timely basis.
  • Complete monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts and expense accounts.
  • Complete regulatory reporting to the Government of Canada.
  • File monthly, quarterly, and annual returns for various reports.
  • Responsible for streamlining processes.
  • Plan, develop, and enforce internal controls.
  • Coordinate annual budget rollup.
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer in annual budget preparation.
  • Participate in Annual Audit, constructing working papers and other financial analysis.
  • Perform other relevant duties and/or projects as required.

Please apply, with resume stating salary expectations using the form above.

Job Posting Expires: Friday, March 2, 2018

Full-Time Administrative Assistant
Career Centre, Trafalgar Ridge, Oakville, Ontario

This full-time opportunity is 37.5 hours per week, with benefits, pension plan and starting salary of $33,150 annually.


  • Community College Graduate in Office Administration program or equivalent
  • Experience in an office setting
  • Proficient computer skills using current word processing and database software packages
  • Well-organized individual, a team player, flexible, with strong problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Provide administrative support and job search information to general public
  • Respond to enquiries from the public, clients and referring agents.
  • Provide appropriate services to clients to ensure needs are met within established parameters
  • Produce correspondence, statistical and final program reports, minutes and other written material.
  • Establish and maintain client files
  • Assist in maintaining Client Databases
  • Maintain office supplies
  • Supports clients in administrative worksites
  • Provide occasional backup support to training instructors
  • May assist in marketing campaigns, telephone inquiries and mail-outs
  • Takes responsibility for understanding and addressing safety issues for the job and equipment operated
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

Job Posting Expires: Friday, March 2, 2018

Part-Time Career Development Specialist/Job Developer
Career Centre, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

This is a part-time opportunity, 19.5 hours per week, with an hourly rate of $24.05 and 4% vacation pay.


  • Community College and/or University Degree in related discipline, with 2 years’ experience.
  • Extensive background in marketing, sales, and employment counselling/job development.
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently meet or exceed established targets
  • Deliver results independently
  • Proven ability to assess client needs and make appropriate referrals
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable transportation


  • Conduct client intakes and developing employment action plans through interviewing, determining profile factors and completing necessary documentation.
  • Develop attainable goals and training plans, coaching clients to achieve steps as outlined in their individual plans.
  • Market clients to employers, develop strong business relationships, establish and implement successful marketing and job placement strategies.
  • Support and assist clients in improving and implementing successful job search and job retention strategies
  • Provide outreach to the community to determine gaps in services and make suggestions for further programming needs
  • Assist clients to secure funding for further training and/or accommodations for successful employment
  • Maintain regular and timely communication with employers, clients and related agencies.
  • Assures that clients perform their jobs to the employer’s expectations through regular monthly monitoring and follow-up to promote job retention
  • Support clients with one-on-one counselling and group workshops
  • Identify potential job openings, determine employer need, prepare and communicate job postings to clients.
  • Provide verbal / written client, employer, marketing and statistical reports as needed.
  • Assist Employers in developing job descriptions and training plans
  • Takes responsibility for understanding and addressing safety issues for the job and equipment operated
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Posting Expires: Saturday, February 17, 2018

No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all groups. Goodwill offers accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted by us regarding this position, please advise if you require accommodations.