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General Accountant - 3-Month Contract (Closed)

Job Highlights

About the Opportunity 

  • Examine, verify, reconcile, and process financial information submitted by agency staff
  • Provide feedback and training concerning bookkeeping and financial reporting
  • Monitor compliance to company policy, government regulations and agency procedures
  • Reports variances to agency finance manager with suggestions for resolution
  • Assists with month-end, quarter-end and year-end account closing activities and reconciliations
  • Maintain detailed listings of the contents of all balance sheet accounts
  • Review expense and income accounts for accuracy
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Investigate discrepancies
  • Maintain general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries for accruals and variances
  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of accounting records
  • Assist with the preparation of reports provided to management
  • Adhere to standard accounting principles
  • Other duties as assigned

About You

  • Strong aptitude for the use and maintenance of financial accounting software
  • Strong written communication skills, with the ability to convey technical information to staff with varying geographical locations, cultural paradigms and educational perspectives
  • Aptitude for MS Office application use and development - experience with MS products and macro programming preferred
  • Familiarity with databases and queries
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote # 305733

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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