Senior Accountant

Markham (ON) Both (on-site & remote)
Opportunity Number: 2073367
ManufacturingFinance & Accounting
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenCriminal Check at time of placement
Start PeriodDate Posted
ASAPTuesday, September 20, 2022
Job Description

Our client is looking to bring on a Senior Accountant to their team on a full time permanent basis. The ideal candidate would have full cycle accounting experience that includes month end closure, AR, AP, knowledge of Canadian taxes, and working with auditors. Looking for someone who is detail oriented and proactive problem solver.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications and Experience
  • Experience with SYSPRO ERP system is preferred and a strong asset
  • Full cycle month-end accounting experience required
  • 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

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: Bachelor's Degree

We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2073367

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