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Accounting Coordinator - 6 Month Contract to Permanent

Job Highlights
Hamilton
Temporary
$51,701

About the Opportunity

  • Accounting related
  • Perform general accounting functions including maintaining sub-ledgers and the general ledger as well as conducting all month-end close procedures
  • Prepare monthly journal entries, accruals and recurring entries
  • Maintain fixed asset continuity schedule
  • Complete monthly reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts
  • Produce error free financial reports according to monthly schedule
  • Analyze financial results to validate variances and provide appropriate analysis to append to the financial reports
  • Coordinate location petty cash and float audits
  • Proactively spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency
  • Assist with the annual budget preparation
  • Assist with quarterly forecasting
  • Assist with preparations for the annual audit
  • Provide input into the department’s goal setting process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Payroll related
  • Validate payroll transactions for the bi-weekly payroll
  • Process the bi-weekly payroll
  • Prepare monthly WSIB and EHT remittances
  • Complete all year end close activities including final reconciliations, and issuance of T4s / T4As by the last day of February
  • Assist both, the Director of Finance and Controller, and other staff members in the finance department as required
  • Oversee and coordinate special financial projects
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

About You

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting preferably enrolled in the CPA Student program (minimum) or recent acquisition of designation or related experience
  • Enrolled in or completion of Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) through the Canadian Payroll Association (preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in accounting at a senior level of responsibility
  • Experience with computerized ledger systems (SAGE 300 including Financial reporter preferred)
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel (Pivot tables, V-Lookup, etc.)
  • Proficient in other Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook)
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment
  • Enhanced attention to detail to produce error free work
  • Effective time management and organizational skills in order to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience with applying initiative to the betterment of departmental processes and functions
  • Experience with online payroll applications an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with appropriate judgement

Pay Rate

$51,700/year

How to Apply

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You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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Accounting Coordinator - 6 Month Contract to Permanent

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