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Accounting Assistant

November 24 2021
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Accounting technician, Accounting, Finance, Actuarial Services, Administrative, Clerical, Health, Medical, Therapy Services
Brampton, ON

Ontario’s health care system is evolving and, as part of Ontario Health, the Home and Community Care Support Services Central West (formerly LHIN), in close partnership with Ontario Health Teams (OHTs), is on the forefront of helping to build a modern, technologically supported health care system that will enable integrated teams of health care professionals to deliver the best possible care for improved patient outcomes. By building high-performing integrated care delivery systems that provide seamless, fully coordinated care for patients, OHTs will help to achieve better outcomes for patients across the province. As an essential component of an integrated and sustainable health care system, this includes a strong and robust Home and Community Care sector.

More than ever, your skills and experience are needed now and into the future, which is why we want you to join us in being part of the journey. We invite you to learn more about OHTs in our area by clicking here. The future of health care in Ontario is now. Join Ontario Health’s Home and Community Care Support Services Central West team and together, we will build a healthier community for all.

Regular Full-time Accounting Assistant

Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the Accounting Assistant is responsible for processing accounts payable and financial related activities for the Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS) Central West. The requirements will be to process billings from Service Providers using CHRIS and integrate into our financial software Great plains. Also process and prepare cheque requests for non-integrated service provider billings such as medical supplies and equipment, home/private schools and self-directed care. Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Provide administrative support for purchased client services, client registration system (CHRIS) to internal and external customers
  • Verify service provider visits to clients. Identify errors and take corrective action
  • Verify service provider billings against authorized services
  • Upon completion/processing of SPO visit billings, integrate service provider invoice into accounting system (Great Plains)
  • Provide problem solving and billing support to internal and external stakeholders
  • Once authorized, complete a manual cheque requisition and forward to Accounts Payable
  • Reconcile billings processed weekly with CHRIS
  • Reconcile vendor statements to the documents at hand or details in the system and work with vendors and care coordinators to ensure correct billings
  • Collect and prepare weekly statistics. Prepare regularly program reports and special purpose reports as required.
  • Identify issues/discrepancies that differ from policy and recommend appropriate solution
  • Working with patients/families and care coordinators, verify, data enter and reconcile hours paid to hours authorized in approved service plan and contract for self-directed care
  • Keep organized and accurate service provider records for audit purposes
  • Understanding HCCSS Central West policies and procedures for acquisitions/purchasing
  • Participates in various HCCSS committees as required
  • Adhere to health and safety policies/ practices developed and implemented by HCCSS and take reasonable precautions
  • Process WSIB, Private & Home School, self-directed care Billings
  • Provide back-up support/coverage to the team as required
  • Back up for Accounts Payable Assistant
  • Other duties as assigned


  • At least one (1) year but less than three (3) years job related accounts payable experience
  • Knowledge of HCCSS services
  • Knowledge of organizational and departmental policies and procedures
  • Understanding of obligations with respect to client privacy, confidentiality and security
  • Proficiency with Windows-based software (Excel, Word and Great Plains Accounting System)
  • Exposure to accounting, data controls and working in a controlled environment would be considered assets
  • Excellent problem-solving, mathematical and analytical skills
  • Strong aptitude for detail work and accuracy
  • Bilingualism (English/French) would be a definite asset


Home and Community Care Support Services Central West LHIN has offices in Brampton, Etobicoke and Orangeville.

Who We Are

Home and Community Care Support Services (formerly LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, Home and Community Care Support Services ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.

A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity, and home to 922,000+ residents, Home and Community Care Support Services Central West provides supportive health care services for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Our focus is on creating a better experience for patients and those who care for them.

We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.

How to Apply:

If you are career minded and an ambitious person seeking a chance to be part of a team that’s truly making a difference in the lives of others, please apply online.

We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.

We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates. Posting available in French upon request. network