Job Number #8011

General Accountant


POSITION: General Accountant

JOB ID: 8011

CITY: Etobicoke, ON

LENGTH OF ASSIGNMENT: Temporary

SALARY: $20/hour+

Job Responsibilities:
  • As part of a shared service environment the incumbent will be responsible for the day-to-day functions related to General Accounting. These functions would also include those that are performed by our outsource partner. This role will be required to liaise with this partner on a regular basis to deal with general accounting related issues
  • Assist in the preparation and review functions of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements
  • In charge of preparation of revenue recognition integrated files, obtain and integrate input from branches
  • Review account reconciliations and analysis, and journal entry approval
  • Administer performance of certain controls over the financial reporting processes and assist in the design, review and evaluation of internal controls; Sarbanes compliance testing and reporting
  • Analyze and investigate variances for various balance sheet and P&L accounts
  • Work with external service provider on daily basis to complete many general accounting tasks
  • Assist in any regulatory filings(sales tax, income tax) or ad hoc internal reporting and projects as required
Qualifications:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • University Degree /Accounting Designation
  • Minimum of 5 years of general accounting experience in a similar role within a large corporate environment (ERP system)
  • Knowledge of Canadian sales tax, accounts receivable, accounts payables, fixed assets, inventory and general accounting principles
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills are required (pivot tables, v-look ups)
  • Experience with JD Edwards is an asset
  • High diplomacy skills, teamwork attitude, thinking “outside of box” mindset
  • Self-starter, high ability to do the job, and achieve performance
  • Experience and capability to perform work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Availability to work evenings/ weekends at month end

We appreciate your interest however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


If you meet the above qualifications please send your resume and cover letter to info@accountivity.ca.




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