Townshippers' Association
May 5, 2022
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Accounting Clerk

Number of positions available: 1

Place of employment: Sherbrooke

Work environment: Regular daytime schedule with occasional evening/weekend work required. In-office position, with a possibility of occasional remote work if desired.

Language requirements: Excellent English-language skills; advanced ability to communicate in French.

Salary: Up to $42,000 annually, based on experience and credentials.

Term: This is a permanent, full-time position (35 hours per week) with funding confirmed through to March 31, 2023, and the possibility of an extension.

Start Date: As soon as possible.


You might like this job if: You are organized, detail-oriented, and enjoy working in a busy, active environment. You love being a key player and working with colleagues to ensure their projects and programs succeed. If you get excited about working with numbers and balancing budgets, if you are an enthusiastic problem-solver, and if you are naturally organized, then this job might be a great fit for you!


As Accounting Clerk, you will have primary responsibility for managing and maintaining the Association’s financial records. Working closely with the Association’s staff and board members, your role will be to help ensure that the Association’s finances are well-organized and managed, that budgets and cash flows are followed and kept up-to-date, and that accounts due are paid and received.

More specifically, you will:

  • Manage budgets and cash flows in collaboration with the Association’s leadership team;
  • Prepare documents and reports for financial review exercises (quarterly operating statement revisions, yearly audit);
  • Process accounts payable and receivable;
  • Process payroll;
  • Perform bank reconciliation tasks;
  • Work as an integral part of the Association’s team;
  • Support the Townshippers’ Research and Cultural Foundation (TRCF) with accounting and administrative tasks;
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Association’s leadership team.


  • Experience working with SAGE Simply Accounting software;
  • Ability to self-organize and effectively manage multiple project budgets;
  • Excellent organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and autonomously;
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent English-language skills (written and spoken) and an advanced ability to communicate in French (written and spoken);
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn quickly and efficiently other related tools (e.g., Office 365, Canva, Zoom, Teams);
  • Post-secondary degree in accounting and 3-5 years of experience in an accounting role; Other combinations of relevant training and experience may be considered;
  • Experience in managing non-profit finances will be considered an asset.


To Apply:

Send an English letter of intent* and CV to the attention of:

Maggie Severs

Executive Director

Townshippers’ Association

By email:


*We thank all candidates for applying however only those selected for an interview will be contacted; applications received without a letter of intent will not be retained. This posting will remain active until the position has been filled.

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