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General Accountant – Analyst & Reporting (Closed)

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Primary Focus Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the General Accountant – Analyst & Reporting is responsible for providing account analysis and advice to the Accounting Manager, contributing to the budget-setting process, tracking business results and cash flow, assisting with the preparation of financial statements, plans and budgets, verifying cost allocations according to company procedures and assisting with general accounting duties

About the Opportunity

  • Maintain general ledger accounts and prepare adjusting year-end and month-end journal entries
  • Prepare year-end working paper and research variances from prior year
  • Perform account analysis and reconciliation including bank statements and intercompany general ledger accounts
  • Conduct monthly financial performance analysis and adjust budget setting where necessary
  • Maintain the general ledger chart of accounts and research and correct account discrepancies
  • Verify balance sheet account balances and test the reasonability of all income statement accounts monthly
  • Assist with the preparation of operating budgets and financial statements; assist with tax filings and financial plans
  • Prepare bus division (b) payroll working paper and works closely with intermediate accountant to process payroll for all employees
  • Process payments to subcontractors in 200 departments
  • Review all vendor and subcontractor payments; ensure all expenses are properly coded and department directed
  • Prepare lease amortization schedules and maintain all documents related to lease or purchase of fixed assets
  • Prepare general ledger journal entries for review and maintain general ledger JE binder ensuring all journal entries are properly documented and filed
  • Monitor cash flow and AR collection; prepare weekly cash flow requirements and cash receipts estimation
  • Verify common cost allocations and prepare journal entries for cost allocations
  • prepare journal entries for asset depreciations for the month ensuring all expenses are department directed;
  • Prepare gas consumption reports and conduct analysis in regards to workload on vehicle, gas efficiency and driver’s compliance
  • Prepare quarterly HST filing and assist in annual tax filings ensuring regulatory compliance and in timely manner
  • Prepare working papers for school board billings and upload billings to TRACS
  • Compile and review visa expense report
  • Serve as backup for processing payroll, billing private customers and processing AP payments
  • Assist with other duties as needed

About You

  • A degree in business administration, finance or equivalent experience; preferable 4 th or higher level CPA, CGA or CMA student
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Sound knowledge of Canadian ITA
  • Sound knowledge of payroll rules and regulations
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Ability to identify and set priorities and work towards their fulfillment
  • Ability to multi-task and work on competing priorities
  • Strong business acumen, strong analytical skills, highly organized and efficient
  • Highly motivated with a strong sense of duty
  • A team player that will think strategically and effectively when faced with difficult challenges
  • Interest for process improvement and demonstrate innovation

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 #30695

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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