Senior Accountant

  • Location: Toronto
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1196

Our client located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their finance team. You would be a graduate of university or college with a major in accounting, possess or working towards a CPA designation, and ideally have experience in public accounting. You would be working in a dynamic team and environment, and reporting to the VP of Finance.

Job Description:

  • Prepare and review year-end reconciliations
  • Year-end audit file preparation
  • Support audit staff
  • Prepare T3010 for the organization
  • Account analysis
  • Prepare quarterly financial statements
  • Provide ad hoc support to all divisions for the head office

Requirements:

  • Must be able to communicate exceptionally well in both verbal and written English
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the accounting cycle, taxation, including A/R, A/P, Payroll, Reconciliations, Trial Balance, Financial Statements and year end procedures
  • Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook) & PDF software (Adobe)
  • Excel – pivot table and V lookup knowledge a must have
  • Excellent time/priority management skills
  • Compassion and perseverance a must have
  • Highly focused attention to detail, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Team player with personal qualities of reliability & confidentiality
  • Must demonstrate timely and accurate data entry
  • 3-4 years Canadian experience in full cycle accounting, QuickBooks, AR/AP, payroll and/or bookkeeping
  • MS Great Plains experience considered a strong asset