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Senior Accountant - Job Costing - 6 Month Contract

Job Highlights
  • Lead accounting for % completion (manufacturing) with detailed documentation around decision-making for revenue recognition and accruals. Setup and lead monthly review meetings with operations for month end.
  • Track Costs for timely revenue recognition of Startups, Freights and Subcontracts.
  • Lead Job and Work Order close out.
  • Assist AR with Project Billing and Revenue Allocation.
  • Assist Controller with Month End Close process, Reporting, Audit and Tax as required.
  • Prepare journal entries (incl. adjusting entries), monitor and control GL coding accuracy
  • Maintain, improve and reconcile detailed lead sheets with supporting documentation for all balance sheet and key income statement accounts. Update monthly checklist for Trial Balance level account review.
  • Preparation, planning, communication and execution of interim + annual inventory counts; accurate measurement, costing and valuation-related policy and practice across all warehouses
  • Ensures integrity of financial systems, general ledgers, and sub ledgers and identifying ERP system enhancements to maximize productivity and accurate reporting
  • Review Payroll and Benefit payouts, work closely with HR to ensure accuracy of payroll and benefits payouts and ensure accuracy in terms of entries booked at the GL level.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Target profile has 5+ years of professional work experience with hands on accounting work.
  • University degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Professional designation (CPA) preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite – (i) set up workbooks / spreadsheets with clean, traceable formulas so reviewers can easily follow your work and (ii) manipulate large datasets, pivot, cut, clean and then present for decision making
  • Strong IT and ERP systems knowledge – deep understanding of accounting integration with line-of-business applications, ability to drive ERP improvements through design, ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ideal candidate also has some, but not all, of the following:
  • Experience working in an industrial manufacturing or service company, with exposure to standard costing
  • Experience with both corporate income and state / provincial sales tax across Canada and the US
  • Experience working with Power BI and/or SQL databases

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Senior Accountant - Job Costing - 6 Month Contract

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