General Accountant

AdministrativeFull TimeMississauga, ON

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Position Available: General Accountant

About us

The Mississaugua Golf and Country Club is one of Canada’s top private all-season golf clubs, with a diverse membership of 1,400 members and an outstanding Tier One golf course famous for its excellence. The Club has played host to numerous premier events, including six Canadian Opens.

Founded in 1906, MG&CC is a year-round private club that offers golf, curling and tennis, dining, fitness and social amenities. Our Tudor Clubhouse is a spectacular venue for casual and fine dining, banquets, weddings and various social events and functions.

Position Summary

This position provides key support to the Director of Finance and manages various accounting functions including the Accounts Payable function. These functions include preparation of monthly and annual financial reports and statements, reconciliation of General Ledger accounts, revenue recognition, assisting with budgeting, and other transactions.

Key Responsibilities

o Develop, analyze, reconcile, balance, and maintain accurate accounting records

o Oversee accounting for the Pro Shop; including reporting sales, invoice payment, overseeing inventory count, analyzing expenses and reporting profit margins

o Perform monthly bank reconciliations

o Prepare and reconcile monthly journal entries

o Assist with annual preparation of operating and capital budgets and analyze variance of actual to budget for expenditures in all departments

o Accompany the Controller to Finance Committee meetings and take minutes

o Prepare and submit monthly HST, WSIB, EHT remittance returns and all payroll related remittances

o Assist with internal and external audits including preparation of working papers

o Reconcile monthly Visa statements, allocate expenditures and create report for authorization

o Balance prize funds and prepare related statements

o Identify and recommend opportunities to continuously improve financial procedures to maximize efficiency

o Respond quickly and professionally to all member, vendor and team member inquiries and requests

o Oversee the Accounts Payable function, including; posting invoices, reviewing all invoices for appropriate documentation and approvals in accordance with Club policies, processing vendor payments and maximizing vendor credit terms

o Maintain all accounts payable reports, spreadsheets and Club accounts payable files

o Reconcile all vendor statements in advance of month-end

o Identify opportunities to improve the effectiveness of AP processing

o Administer the Club’s petty cash and hold the Visa card for employee use

o Prepare detailed and timely analysis of accounts, as required

o Handle all financial and Club related matters with a great amount of integrity, confidentiality and accountability

o Perform other related duties as assigned


o 3+ years accounting experience in a mid-sized organization

o University / College degree or diploma in Accounting or Finance

o Experience in a not-for-profit or Private Club environment is an asset

o Technically strong in accounting principles (GAAP), practices and procedures and internal controls

o Knowledge of financial analysis and reconciliation techniques

o High level of computer proficiency with Excel spreadsheets and accounting software

o Experience in accounts payable, bank reconciliation and cash procedures

o Focused on delivering high levels of service and responding to all inquiries/requests in a professional manner and with a sense of urgency

o Demonstrated skills in time management, planning and organization

o Confident, energetic with ability to build credibility with staff at all levels

o Proven ability to be proactive and use good judgment

o Excellent communication skills – verbal, written & presentation

o Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal & external stakeholders

o Self – motivated with the ability to take initiative and be resourceful

o Able to maintain confidentiality / privacy of information

o Advanced proficiency with JONAS software and spreadsheet programs and applications.

o Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy

o Strong work ethic and positive team attitude

o Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills

o Ability to respond appropriately in pressure situations with a calm and steady demeanor

1725 Mississauga Rd. (Mississauga Rd. & QEW) (Toronto, Canada Area)

**NOTE: MG&CC is not on a bus route. You must have reliable transportation

Application Deadline

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter by August 12, 2022

MG&CC is an equal opportunity employer, and we would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that we will only be contacting the candidates under consideration.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Mississaugua Golf and Country Club will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.