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Junior Accountant (Closed)

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Hamilton
Direct Hire
$50,000

About the Opportunity

The Junior Accountant is responsible for assisting the Senior and Intermediate Accountants with the company's financial plans and policies, its accounting practices, the maintenance of its fiscal records, and the preparation of financial reports including monthly bank reconciliations. This position involves supervision over general accounting, property accounting, internal auditing, cost accounting, and budgetary controls and reports directly to the Senior Accountant. Other duties may be assigned as required

  • Oversee the Maintenance of books of account (including but not limited to preparing checks, coding and posting invoices, preparing deposits, journal entries, reconciliations, petty cash
  • Oversee issuing of checks / payment of invoices
  • Prepare monthly / quarterly financial statements
  • Oversee accounts receivable
  • Complete monthly reconciliation for all accounts
  • Maintain current knowledge of regulatory changes and impacts on the organization's books of account.
  • Maintain an accurate and complete trail of supporting documentation for all financial and bookkeeping activities
  • Maintain up-to-date, complete and systematic filing system to support book-keeping and financial records.
  • Provide forensic accounting services as necessary
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, institute and maintain other planning and control procedures including the cost accounting system), and analyze and report variances
  • Furnish internal reports, revise and update reports to be more useful and efficient, and furnish external reports as necessary

About You

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field required
  • 2-3 years accounting experience
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • General understanding of computerized accounting systems
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Word, Quick-books and Excel
  • Accuracy and attention to detail while working under tight deadlines
  • Assertive, comfortable communicating with various types of individuals
  • Ability to follow through and complete overlapping projects
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills

Salary

$45,000 - $50,000/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 #319156

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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