General Accountant

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #994

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform reconciliations of all cash clearing accounts; cheques, ACH, and credit cards
  • Prepare reconciliations of various general ledger accounts
  • Reconciles intercompany balances
  • Responsible to post journal entries to subsidiary and general ledger accounts; run trial balances; prepare statements. Sources and verifies a variety of related documents in support of this activity.
  • Process accounts payable (approval routing, coding, payment processing)
  • Perform reconciliation of company credit card
  • Produce and analyze monthly P&L trending reports
  • Ensure the timely and accurate monthly, quarterly & yearend close
  • Ensure the timely yearend audits in collaboration with external audit teams
  • Process month end journal entries, not limited to accrued liabilities, general ledger, treasury, revenue and expenditures
  • Maintain accounting controls and provide enhancements to those controls
  • Guides other departments by researching & interpreting accounting policies;
  • Applying observations and recommendations to operational issues
  • Collaborate with Corporate Shared Services to support overall business unit goals and objectives
  • Support budget and forecast activities
  • Support Controller with acquisition integration, workflow process improvements and special projects

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in Finance or Accounting
  • 2-3 years' experience in Professional Accounting
  • Experience in a professional accountancy is desirable as well as hands on experience with transactional activities (Payroll/AR/AP).
  • Strong knowledge of financial principles, practices, tactics and tools and prevailing professional standards (GAAP, IFRS).
  • Strong writing, communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Demonstrates high level of attention to detail and think outside the box.


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