Job Title:

Bookkeeper - Hybrid Role


SKETCH Working Arts


Toronto , ON

Closing Date:

July 24, 2022

Reporting to::

Financial Manager



FTE Status:


Duration of position:

Regular ( 40 hours per week)

Date posted:

July 12, 2022

Posting expires on:

July 24, 2022


SKETCH Working Arts is a community-arts enterprise based in Toronto engaging young QTBIPOC artists and arts leaders, on the margins, ages 16-29, coming from across Canada. SKETCH creates equitable opportunities for diverse young people to experience the transformative power of the arts; to develop their leadership and self-sufficiency in the arts; and to cultivate social and environmental change through the arts. To cultivate social and environmental change through the arts.


Position Summary

The Bookkeeper will  be  responsible  for  maintaining  a  central  bookkeeping service and other data entry duties for SKETCH. The Bookkeeper will report to the Financial Manager.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide full-cycle bookkeeping, accounts payable and receivable, and pre-audit prep;
  • Maintains files; maintains a secure back-up copy of the QuickBooks file;
  • Prepare correspondence as necessary, and other administrative support duties as required;
  • Monthly bank and credit card reconciliations, allocations;
  • Processes deposits;
  • Provide backup support for payroll;
  • Prepares P+L’s and conducts monthly reconciliation meetings with SKETCH programs, operations, and all Shared-Platform initiatives;
  • Assists in the preparation of quarterly reports;
  • Comply with the organization’s internal control framework outlined in the financial policy manual.



  • Contributes to the development and implementation of financial procedures and protocols;
  • Oversees e-transfers and occasional cheque distributions;
  • Assists with mail procedures and donation reconciliation;
  • Strong communication and administration skills including:
  • Reporting
  • Consistent and timely email communication
  • Strong accountability and time management skills including clear communication of absences and punctuality;
  • Prepares correspondence, and other administrative support duties as required.



  • Follows policies, procedures, and Health & Safety standards and works in a safe manner;
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to be able to navigate multiple activities and challenges (barriers/obstacles);
  • Participate in SKETCH staff meetings and events as required and develop healthy, supportive and respectful relationships with SKETCH youth, collaboratives and community.


Credentials Required

Post-secondary education in business, accounting or finance, or equivalent experience. Minimum of two years’ experience in bookkeeping and database administration.


Job Knowledge

  • Extensive accounting and bookkeeping experience preferably working in the non-profit/charitable system;
  • Knowledge of full-cycle bookkeeping in QuickBooks;
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite;
  • Proficient with cloud services;
  • Impeccable attention to detail;
  • Familiarity with Deluxe payroll services is an asset;
  • Knowledge and experience with a variety of suppliers;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;


Join Our Team!

To put forward your candidacy, please submit a cover letter and resume to HIRING COMMITTEE at with the subject line “Application for Bookkeeper”  – [your name]” by July 24, 2022, at midnight.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process including alternate format materials, accessible meeting rooms, or others.  Please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

SKETCH Statement of Inclusion 

SKETCH is committed to ensuring that members of traditionally marginalized and equity-seeking groups, from a broad range of communities, apply for positions within the organization. SKETCH is dedicated to taking proactive steps to overcome historical patterns of discrimination in our society which have created barriers of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, language, class, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression resulting in the denial of their full participation in society. We prioritize qualified applications from those who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, a person with disabilities, women, queer, trans or non-binary persons, or any combination of these intersections. SKETCH recognizes that people from these communities are most affected by homelessness and poverty in Toronto. We encourage you to self-identify in your application. 

While we thank all candidates for their application, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted 2022-07-13

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