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Senior Accountant

Job Highlights
Markham
Contract
$40

About the Opportunity

  • Full ownership of Month-end close duties, including recording of journal entries, account reconciliations and related analysis. Preparation of month-end reporting packages.
  • Cash management - daily monitoring of Canadian and US bank accounts, foreign exchange transactions, payments, and monthly loan compliance reporting
  • Assists with reviewing working papers/schedules and supervision/training of AR/AP staff;
  • Preparation of weekly cash flow forecasts
  • Filings of monthly HST returns and payments
  • Assists in tax compliance for Canadian and US tax and information returns, including payments and preparation of information for external tax firms
  • Assists with preparation of the annual site budget
  • Drive bank and annual audit activities with bank and external auditors, including preparation of detailed working papers and related analysis
  • Backup and support for customer and AR related issues and activities
  • Assists with annual insurance renewal process
  • Suggest process improvements and help maintain an effective internal control environment
  • Supervise AR/AP staff
  • Other projects as required

About You

  • Experience with SYSPRO ERP system is preferred and a strong asset
  • Full cycle month-end accounting experience required
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP an asset
  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Excel (including macros/v-lookups/pivot tables)
  • Working knowledge of Canadian income and commodity tax (HST)
  • Working knowledge of other Canadian taxes (e.g., WSIB, withholding taxes, Customs duties and taxes)
  • Experience in AR/AP functions a strong asset
  • Proven strong analytical and financial modeling skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn, excellent time management and organizational skills; must have initiative and work under minimal supervision
  • Adaptable and able to work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Must be able to put in extra efforts during month-end/year-end and other urgent deliverables
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as required

Pay Rate

$40/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 #339020.

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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