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Backup Bookkeeper - Part-Time



Position Title: Backup Bookkeeper - Part-Time 

Position Type: Permanent 

Requisition ID:  35115 

Banner:  Food Basics 

Employment Type: Full-Time 




Food Basics - Caledonia 



Location: 201 Argyle St N Unit 187, Caledonia, ON N3W 1K9


Hours: To be determined - Schedule 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Availability: During the Day Monday to Friday; Saturdays and Sundays as required


Backup Bookkeeper Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following :

•    Payroll; entering schedules, editing punches, maintaining employee data files, verifying & transmitting payroll
•    Supports front end operations
•    Employee file maintenance; reviewing new hire, orientation and training packages, completing updates, terminations, benefits, etc.
•    Receiving log; entering invoices, credits & transfers, cross balance with backdoor log,  file invoices accordingly
•    Inventory; assisting with accounting procedures with perishable inventories
•    Adhering to Company policies and procedures, and government regulations.
•    Adheres to the department’s assigned budget
•    Managing and directing activities pertaining to department staff including hiring, coaching, and training
•    Ensuring proper ordering, purchasing and inventory control and develops and implements strategic plans to achieve projected gross profits
•    Implementing and ensuring adherence to the Customer Service Policy
•    Providing support with overall store operations including store opening and closing
•    Performing other duties as assigned by the Store Manager
Backup Bookkeeper Requirements :
•    Superior customer service skills
•    Excellent communication, organization and analytical skills
•    Ability to multi-task and remain calm under pressure
•    Strong computers skills, BDMS, MS-Office, Word and Excel applications
•    Capable of standing for a prolonged period of 4-8 hours; of bending, twisting and turning and reaching; and of lifting up to 55 lbs.
•    Available to work days, evenings, Saturdays and Sundays, as required



Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.

Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.

Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.

We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.

METRO INC. is a food and pharmacy leader in Québec and Ontario. As a retailer, franchisor, distributor, and manufacturer, the Corporation operates or services a network of 953 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Food Basics, Adonis and Première Moisson, as well as 648 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Food Basics Pharmacy banners, providing employment directly or indirectly to almost 90,000 people.

Our five customer promises are simply that... promises to provide our customers with the best shopping experience possible. Under each promise are actions that support it.

Our five customer promises:

  • Great quality fresh products
  • The people are great
  • It's easy to shop
  • Customers get what they want
  • Prices are good

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