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Accountant/Office Manager

The 1000 Islands International Tourism Council is seeking a full-time, year-round Accountant/Office Manager. The position is charged with the day-to-day financial responsibilities of an approximately $1 million nonprofit charged with promoting the greater 1000 Islands international region as a travel destination. The position additionally provides clerical and office management duties for a four-person office and assists destination marketing efforts with some travel opportunities.

Preferred candidates will be proficient in Quickbooks and Microsoft Excel, and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously with a demonstrated background in financial management. This is a position that requires strong organization skills and a keen eye for details. The position is full-time (40 hours/week) and includes a comprehensive benefits package. The manager must be able to travel freely between the United States and Canada (when permitted) and maintain that privilege as a condition of employment.


Passion and knowledge of the greater region and travel a plus; position includes some sporadic travel. Candidate will represent region at consumer travel shows, avg. 3-5 trips/year.

To apply, send letter and resumé to

General Description:
Coordinates and manages operation of the Council’s office and corporate finances utilizing QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel and Word as well as Adobe software under supervision of the Director of Tourism. Provides support in coordinating board of director meetings and staff meetings.  Assists in other areas as needed.

Examples of Specific Duties

Accounts Payable and Receivable

  • Review and process all bills into Quickbooks Online using budgeted line items, cut checks and make/mail payments in a timely manner, submit tax exempt forms; obtain W-9 forms; send 1099s as required

  • Prepare/send customer invoices and monthly statements for projects; contact customers to collect past due accounts; submit W-9 forms as required; prepare paid receipts as requested

  • Receive all payments; process in Quickbooks Online and various Excel reports; prepare/make all bank deposits

Budget and Finance

  • Enter annual budget in Quickbooks Online

  • Prepare monthly financial reports for the Board of Directors

  • Manage bank accounts, transfer funds as necessary; perform monthly reconciliations

  • Prepare and retain files and documents for year-end audit and assist auditor as needed

Office Management

  • Order supplies as needed online or purchase locally 

  • Organize meetings and gatherings; maintain attendance list; order or prepare food; ensure needed materials are on hand

Destination Marketing and other

  • Manage all literature inquiries, download weekly/biweekly and transfer to fulfillment contractors for distribution

  • Oversee distribution of annual travel guide from printer to contracted distributors

  • Represent region at consumer travel shows

Additional information

Sitting, standing, stooping, bending, light lifting (10-50 pounds), carrying, repetitive movements due primarily to computer work.  All ergonomic requirements must be performed without significant risk of injury to oneself or others, or otherwise demonstrate or explain how one can perform essential functions listed above.


Salary range dependent on experience. 
Benefits: Employees of the Tourism Council are employed by the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority.  The benefits package for the successful candidate includes paid vacation, sick days, personal days, a defined benefit retirement pension plan and a 457 deferred compensation plan available to all full-time employees. The Authority also provides a comprehensive health insurance plan with a generous employer contribution.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to Find a complete job description including list of duties, organization profile and terms of employment at

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