Assistant Controller

Job Title: Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller

NCSY and Torah High, Canada’s premier national outreach and education organizations for Jewish youth, are currently seeking an experienced Full-time Assistant Controller. The candidate will be responsible for maintaining accurate and current accounting of transactions in QuickBooks, apply generally accepted accounting principles and financial administration of expenses and disbursements with a mindfulness to budget and cash flow management. This position reports to the CFO.


  • Bi-monthly payroll supervision and management
  • Annually prepare EHT return and T4 summary verification
  • Maintenance and reporting of Group insurance and Pension plans
  • Reconcile PayPal, and Petty Cash (US & CDN) management and ongoing campaigns
  • Management of gift cards used by staff
  • Credit card reconciliations and management
  • Issue and allocate all disbursements to suppliers, expense reimbursements
  • G/L allocation of expense reports into Quick books
  • Bank and other account reconciliations
  • Cash flow maintenance, management and banking transactions
  • Monthly and weekly reporting as needed

Experience & Education:

  • 5 years + of bookkeeping and financial management experience
  • Professional designation required
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet regular weekly/monthly deadlines
  • Excellent QuickBooks and Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Payroll including ESA rules; maintenance of all payroll files
  • Accounting experience working with a charity is an asset
  • Supervision of staff
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to collaborate with others
  • Ability to work independently, with a demonstrated ability to take initiative

Our Mission:

NCSY Canada is dedicated to ensuring the future of the Jewish people. We secure that future through building relationships with Jewish teens; increasing Jewish literacy by teaching them about their heritage and traditions; establishing lifelong connections to the Jewish people and Israel; and enhancing Jewish teens’ growth in Judaism.

About Us:

NCSY is the youth movement of the Orthodox Union. NCSY spans North America, Chile and Israel, connecting to tens of thousands of teens on a weekly basis in its mission: To connect, inspire and empower Jewish teens and encourage passionate Judaism through Torah and Tradition.

NCSY’s programs focus on Jewish teens in public schools with limited Jewish affiliation. NCSY connects with teens through innovative, cutting-edge social and recreational programs to develop a positive Jewish identity. NCSY inspires teens through informal Jewish education, retreats and summer programs. NCSY empowers teens through leadership development and guidance to become passionately committed leaders of the Jewish community and instruments for positive change and renewal.

NCSY Canada is headquartered in Toronto, with branch offices in Ottawa, Montreal, and Vancouver, and programs serving smaller Jewish communities.

Application Process:

Please email your resume and cover letter to and note ASSISTANT CONTROLLER in the subject heading of your email. Please note this is a full-time position.

We thank all who apply; however only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.