The Media Co-op is hiring a part-time Bookkeeper. The individual will be in charge of accounts receivable, accounts payable, monthly bank reconciliations, and payroll, and will report directly to the Board. This is a one-year position, with possibility of renewal. Applicants are welcome to apply from anywhere in the country, however applicants located in Montreal or Halifax are especially encouraged to apply .
We are looking for an individual with strong organizational skills who enjoys working with numbers. The ideal candidate will have experience with Bookkeeping and Simply Accounting, but the Media Co-op will consider training the right applicant who is committed to the organization's success.
The successful applicant will join our team of editors and contributors located across Canada to work on the Media Co-op, a growing network of local, grassroots, online news outlets, which also publishes The Dominion magazine.
• Familiarity with Simply Accounting
• Familiaritly with Excel
• Experience working in a collective environment, both in person & virtually
• Self motivated and ability to work autonomously
• Strong organizational skills
• Enjoys working with numbers and spreadsheets
• Committed to independent media and social justice
This is a virtual position; candidates must have access to a computer and internet connection. The position is for 16 hours per month, at a pay rate of $15.00 an hour.
To apply, please submit a cover letter (no more than 400 words) and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with BOOKKEEPER in the subject line by 5pm EST on Nov. 25h, 2011. Interviews will take place early in late November/early December, with some training taking place in mid December. The projected starting date is January 3, 2012.
The Media Co-op has an employment equity policy in effect. People from marginalized communities, including women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, Deaf people, gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, two-spirited people, transgendered and transsexual people, and working class people are especially encouraged to apply. Please indicate in your cover letter if you would like to be considered for employment equity.