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Accounting Specialist

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Mississauga
Contract
$45
About the Opportunity
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual notes to the IFRS financial statements including comparative information and analysis
  • Preparation and analysis for various annual assessment to ensure provisions are accurately reflected in company’s financial results
  • Liaison with external audit, coordinates and prepares supporting documentation as part of the interim and annual audits
  • Provide support and financial analysis to accounting group and other business units to ensure accuracy and compliance with internal processes and IFRS.
  • Overall responsibility for ensuring all consolidating entries is performed accurately based on IFRS and ensuring controls are implemented to ensure the consolidation of financial statements are done correctly.
  • Coordinate the completion of monthly account reconciliations.
  • Participates in the testing of timesheet and payroll process improvements; work with confidential payroll data and ensure testing from time entry to payroll is thoroughly performed
  • Plays a key role in process improvements for the accounting team by participating in cross functional teams.
  • Identifies and recommends process or procedural improvements to improve the quality and timeliness of financial information and to increase operational efficiency and effectiveness for financial accounting
  • Continuously improves the efficiency and accuracy of the reporting process including automation of the accounting tools
  • Streamline work processes through automation and innovation. In coordination with the third-party implementer, IT and business groups, evaluate and document company’s business processes both operational and financial, including current process analysis and proposed revisions, participate in design, testing and implementation.
  • Ensure compliance to legislative, regulatory and Health & Safety policies, procedures and standards as applicable
  • Perform other duties as assigned  
About You
  • CMA/CGA/CA/CPA designation
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge, including thorough knowledge of IFRS
  • Advanced level of knowledge and experience in financial modeling and management reporting
  • Superior proficiency with IT-based automated reporting tools
  • Superior proficiency with Excel application including macros and advance formulas
  • Proficiency with other MS Office applications
  • A minimum of 3 years related work experience including financial reporting and analysis
  • Extensive working knowledge of Tier I ERP systems and other related reporting systems
  • Knowledge of the energy and utility industries, including a solid understanding of the regulatory environment
  • Skills/Abilities/Competencies
    • Highly self-motivated and directed
    • Ability to identify process gaps and recommend new processes
    • Demonstrated high level of attention to detail and accuracy
    • Solid problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to provide practical and/or innovative solutions to complex technical issues
    • Strong written and presentation skills, with the ability to explain technical information in an organized and concise way
    • Ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple projects and initiatives within established timelines
    • Ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Pay Rate
$45/hour

How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #401161.
 
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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