Finance Assistant

Job Description: Position: Finance Assistant
Location: Ontario (remote)
Language: English 
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. 

Job description
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

Work Environment 
• 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

Eligibility Criteria: 
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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