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General Accountant

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Markham
Permanent
$65,000

About the Opportunity

As a part of our Finance team, you will be responsible for many of the day to day accounting operations as well as participating in the financial close and reporting process. This is a hands-on role that will include day to day processing as well as working cross functionally with other departments to provide accurate and insightful financial reporting and analysis. With an eye for detail and a pro-active attitude you will assist with transactional account analysis and be a key player in the month end close process

  • Support the month-end closing process including account and report reconciliations, accruals, journal entries and analysis
  • Complete balance sheet reconciliation and perform P&L and variance analysis
  • Participate in a year-end financial review conducted by an external auditor
  • Support financial reporting and sales tax filling functions, including sales tax and income tax filing(T2) and T2200
  • Perform daily cheque deposit and post daily cash receipt posting and reconciliation
  • Perform AP functions including posting invoices, conduct analysis, reconciling vendor statements and help manage vendor communication & relationship
  • Prepare payment run in CAD with EFT, wires, and cheques for vendors; prepare payment run in USD using FX provider, booking FX gains & losses while executing hedging strategy
  • Examine and monitor employee expense and reimbursement in Concur
  • Participate in the quarterly forecast and annual budget preparation and updates
  • Support a ad-hoc activities/projects related to the general accounting and finance

About You

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience required
  • Strong General Accounting experience with full cycle accounting, standard costing and multi currency
  • Experience in year-end financial review conducted by an external auditor
  • Excellent in writing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-growth, fast-paced environment
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite including Word, Excel is required
  • Commitment to excellence and impeccable ethical standards and integrit
  • Advanced time management, attention to detail and organization skills
  • Adaptable and flexible with an ability to respond to changing work priorities, pressures and demands
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Experience with ERP system, preferably AS400 is an asset

Pay Rate

$55,000 - $65,000/year

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 #30699

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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