Job Description: Position: Finance Assistant
Location: Ontario (remote)
Supervisor: Finance Assistant
Position Type: Contract, full-time (30 hours/week for 9 weeks)
Job Requirement: Must be eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs program
Hiring Salary: $14.25/hour
Closing Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Apply via email to: [email protected]; please include the job title in the subject line of the email
Amref Health Africa, the largest African-led international organization on the continent, reached more than 5.3 million people in 2019 through 178 health-focused projects. Founded in Kenya in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa, Amref Health Africa’s strategic pillars focus the organization’s work around human resources for health, innovative health services and solutions, and investments in health. Our partnerships with communities in Africa to create lasting health change are at the heart of all we do.
OUR VISION: Lasting health change in Africa
OUR MISSION: To increase sustainable health access to communities in Africa through solutions in human resources for health, health service delivery, and investments in health.
Amref Health Africa in Canada is seeking to recruit a summer student to support the Finance Department. The ideal candidate is majoring in Accounting reconciliation with data experience would be an asset.
The successful applicant’s responsibilities will include:
∙ Filing financial reports
∙ Assist with Fundraising financial reports through donor database
∙ Basic administration
∙ Updating and maintaining procedural documentation
• The applicant will work remotely 30 hours per week following the organization’s standard working hours (Monday to Thursday) 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 pm)
• This position may require extended periods of standing, sitting, as well as some repetitive movements
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key components and primary responsibilities
As the funding for this position comes from Service Canada’s 2021 Canada Summer Jobs program, applicants MUST meet the following specific criteria.
(a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
(b) is a Canadian Citizen, OR permanent resident, OR person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
(c) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.
*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.
Amref Health Africa in Canada is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment. Amref Health Africa in Canada is committed to diversity in the workforce and individuals from all disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.
We thank all applicants in advance, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
June 9, 2021
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