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Senior Accountant / Controller

Our client is a well-established private company that specializes in managed services in North America is seeking a Senior Accountant to join the team. 

This a key role is responsible for accounting activities and operations of the Finance department including the setting best practices, financial and management reporting, technical accounting and financial analysis. 

The ideal candidate possesses a solid technical accounting background and works proactively and strategically to promote the companies' growth. 

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Reporting to the VP of Finance
  • Assist the strategical planning 
  • Assist in documentation and implement internal control procedures for all accounting and payroll functions and test and assess adherence to these controls
  • Review existing, new and proposed accounting standards; interpret and assess the financial impact on current results
  • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures
  • Review existing processes and recommend changes for improvement
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and tax requirements
  • Assist in preparing the budget
  • Prepare/review journal entries, prepare/review month end supporting schedules
  • Prepare/review AR/AP invoices and reconciliation
  • Assist with analyzing financial statements and report on variances
  • Preparing management reports including internal monthly financial reports, quarterly reports, fiscal year-end financial statements, statement of financial information, and other ministry or statutory reports
  • Train, oversee and provide guidance to Accountant in the Finance team
  • Assist with banking and re-financing activities
  • Assist with other ad hoc activities

 

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • CPA/CGA designation
  • Strong knowledge of accounting standards, and application of standards and overall financial statement presentation
  • Proficient in identifying internal controls weakness and recommending improvements
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and advanced financial skills
  • Strong demonstrable skills in Excel, Outlook, Word, and Accounting Systems
  • Experience working with external auditors
  • Self-motivated individual; flexible and adaptable; proactive; self-starter
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to prioritize work
  • Sound professional judgment, professionalism and integrity
  • Bachelor degree in commerce with a specialization in accounting or finance
  • Completed Accounting designation
  • PeopleSoft experience is an asset

 

Why join? 

  • Competitive base salary ( $90K to $100K)
  • Full benefits after completion of probation (medical, dental, paid sick leave, life insurance, EAP)
  • Transit Accessible
  • 4 weeks vacation
  • Working in a team environment
  • Great culture, regular potlucks and lunches
  • Dynamic and collaborative working environment
  • Opportunity to make the role your own!

 

Interviews will be taking place immediately, please apply with your resume (cover letter not required)

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to reviewing your resume.

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