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The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada is Canada’s largest Lutheran denomination with 182,077 baptized members in 624 congregations. It is a member of the Lutheran World Federation, the Canadian Council of Churches, and the World Council of Churches.

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August 14, 2006--The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) seeks an Accountant to join their dynamic team at the national office. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated and proactive individual.

Responsibilities include processing accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and preparing monthly financial statements including the month end file. The maintenance of several financial databases as well as the preparation of donation receipts, year-end tax slips, and statistical and government reports are also part of this position. Additionally, the Accountant will assist the Director of Finance and Administration with annual budgeting and audits.

This position would be ideal for a third level CGA/CMA student with three years experience who is looking to gain exposure to all facets of the accounting cycle.

An ideal candidate will possess the following: good knowledge of accounting practices, attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines, strong MS Excel and MS Access skills, ACCPAC accounting software experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Charitable organization work experience is a definite advantage.

As this position serves the Evangelical Lutheran community, candidates must have an understanding of Christian beliefs. Information regarding the ELCIC can be found at www.elcic.ca.

Please forward your resume and salary expectations by Friday, September 1, 2006 to:

      Human Resources

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
302 – 393 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 3H6
Or email to hr@elcic.ca
We thank all applicants but only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

For more information, please contact:
Ms.Trina Gallop, Manager of Communications
302 - 393 Portage Ave. Winnipeg MB R3B 3H6

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