Position available


The Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal (HCGM) is accepting applications for the position of Accounting Manager.

Reporting to the Executive Director the incumbent will be responsible for the entire Accounting cycle, including but not limited to, the day to day operations of the Accounting Department.


  • 3 to 5 years of related Accounting work experience, preferably in similar Organisations;
  • Professional accounting designation an asset
  • Computer literate, with working knowledge of Accounting software, MS Office and advanced Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English or French and Greek (knowledge of second official language an asset)
  • Sensitive to customer service, discreet and communicative.

Full job description can be viewed at: www.hcgm.org

Send CV and cover letter by March 5th 2018 to: Nick Mitsopoulos, Chairman of the Board of Directors/Secretary of Personnel

e-mail nmitsopoulos@hcgm.org

or fax 514-738-5466

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The HCGM is an equal opportunity employer.



The HCGM encompasses the Community’s schools, churches, social services, cultural and community centres within the territory of metropolitan Montreal, including Laval, Montreal and the South Shore. The accounting and administration functions are located at Head Office on Wilderton Ave, Montreal.


This position reports directly to Executive Director who in turn is responsible to the Executive Committee of the HCGM. Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director of the HCGM, responsible for managing the financial operations of the Community and to provide accurate information to the Board of Directors, including analysis, budgeting, forecasting and preparing financial reports. The Accounting Manager works closely with both the Executive Director and the Treasurer.


Include, but not limited to:

  • Maintain and manage the accounting system and operations, with proper record-keeping and controls, including the review of journal entries, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and statutory reporting.
  • Establish and monitor internal controls and procedures to ensure that accounting activities are in accordance with established legal regulatory and company policies and procedures.
  • Deal with debtors and creditors, including maintain good relations with suppliers and ensure that controls and procedures are followed before effecting payments.
  • Budgeting and forecasting, including manage and control the cash position and ensure that accounts and grants receivable are collected and deposited promptly.
  • Preparation and coordination work on annual operating budgets.
  • Comply with and maintain records for DAS and sales tax filings.
  • Provide payroll services for all the employees of the Community.
  • Prepare government returns, including (but not limited to) the Annual Charity return to the CRA and the Annual Declaration to the Québec government.

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  • Prepare, analyse and present monthly, quarterly and annual operating results for each department.
  • Prepare financial and management information reports on a timely basis.
  • Work with operations to define measure, analyse, improve and control current processes which impact customer quality and influence internal operating efficiency.
  • Provide strategic analysis as required to drive improved decision making. For this task this you may be invited by various committees to contribute as needed.
  • Work with external auditors, the Audit Committee the Treasurer and Board of Directors.
  • Prepare and present financial information for quarterly and eventually monthly reports (MCR).
  • Deal with the Ministre de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport on the financial aspects of their funding to the Community.
  • Deal with the Communities’ bank on banking-related matters.
  • When necessary, prepare all the documents necessary to change signing officers for the Communities’ bank accounts.
  • Coordinate the accounting functions so as to motivate the personnel on a team approach working towards common goals.
  • Other related duties and required or assigned by the Executive Director HCGM.
  • Assist the Executive Director and the Treasurer if, as, and when, required.


  • 3 to 5 years of related Accounting work experience, preferably in similar Organisations
  • Professional accounting designation an asset
  • Computer literate, with knowledge of Accounting and MS Office software.
  • Languages – Greek and English or French, verbal and written. (with second official language an asset)
  • Sensitive to customer service, discreet, and communicative.

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