Position: Bookkeeper

Location: 603-7 St Thomas St., Toronto, ON


Position Summary:

The bookkeeper is responsible for maintaining the financial records of the company by accurately recording the day-to-day financial transactions of the company. Overall, precision and timeliness are key to ensuring that financial records are accounted for and processed so the “gears of the company” keep turning smoothly.


  • Check and verify source documents such as invoices and receipts
  • Reconcile business data from various areas and balance all accounts
  • Prepare financial statements as required (trial balance, income statement, balance sheet)
  • Collate and analyze account data
  • Maintain internal control and accountability systems
  • Administer accounts payable and accounts receivable processes
  • Prepare checks, payments, and bank deposit
  • Assist in payroll, if required
  • Comply with relevant reporting requirements
  • Calculate and prepare tax payments
  • Assist with budget preparation
  • Assist with year-end preparation
  • Maintain a complete filing system to support financial records
  • Perform other accounting-related duties as assigned


  • Post-secondary education, such as a Diploma in Accounting, required
  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role, required
  • Familiarity with Canadian GAAP, required
  • Familiarity with working with other currencies, such as USD, preferred
  • Use of software, such as QuickBooks (online and desktop) and MS Office Suite, required
  • Ability to operate with discretion and under limited supervision, seeking direction when needed

In addition, we value the following qualities in our team members:

  • Personality characterized by high-quality standards, responsibility, and engagement
  • Ability to interact with a range of personalities and many levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and the ability to take initiative
  • Project management and strong prioritization skills
  • Attention to and ability to execute details
  • Adaptable to changing environment, client, and project needs

To be considered for future opportunities, please email your cover letter, resume/CV, and any related supporting documentation to with “Bookkeeper” in the subject line.

As part of the hiring process, in addition to interviewing, successful candidates may be required to complete a skills assessment and a reference/background check. If you are sent a skills assessment, please complete it for consideration for the advertised position.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

dicentra is firmly committed to creating a welcoming, accessible, respectful, and inclusive environment at our company in all divisions. We support the safety of employees and clients of diverse backgrounds and experiences. We also strive to meet individualized accessibility to ensure full inclusion for everyone. If you are selected to proceed through the hiring process and need a reasonable accommodation, please inform the company representative that contacts you.

About dicentra:

dicentra is a contract research organization and professional consulting firm that specializes in addressing all matters related to safety, quality and compliance for all product categories in the life sciences and food industries. We evaluate, implement, and provide all the necessary support for our client’s products and operations, allowing them to gain market access while building confidence in their brand.

We achieve this through our four business divisions:
Life Sciences Consulting
Food Safety & Quality Consulting
Global Certifications
Clinical Trials

Our team of experts work collaboratively to protect and improve our client’s businesses. We strive to promote a dynamic environment and encourage our team to continuously develop and enhance their skills and expertise, resulting in innovative solutions for our clients.