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Accountant (AccPac, GAAP, CPA, Healthcare & Strong Public Sector exp.) Inc

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 21, 2020.

“The start date of this job is flexible and in order to find the best candidate the job may remain open much longer than the date mentioned on this posting…or you may be asked to start sooner than the expected start date if you are able to do so” URGENT: Please read the job description below.

If this interests you, please send a MS-Word version copy of your updated resume (ASAP) along with your salary expectations, first available date and a telephone contact number Please mention the job title above in the subject line The recruiter in charge of this role is Yangzom.

If you do not think you are a match for this opportunity, but know someone who is, feel free to forward this email to them and you will be eligible for a referral bonus upon a successful hire.

One of our government clients is looking for an Accountant (AccPac, GAAP, CPA, Healthcare & Strong Public Sector exp.) Length: Contract term is 12 months with the possibility of an extension Location: Toronto, ON (100% ON-SITE) Department: Finance Position Summary To provide support to the accounting team in the areas of accounting, banking, and reporting services.

Key Responsibilities
– Maintains monthly General Ledger Balance Sheet Account reconciliations such as: payroll remittance, severance, payroll and payable accrual accounts, fixed asset, capital accounting) under the training and guidance of an Accountant or Team Lead.

– Conducts the review of cheques against bank statements to identify errors.

– Preparing adjusting / correcting journals as well as accruals to recognize appropriate transactions in the monthly statements.

– Prepare analyses of journals and accruals for monthly statements.

– Assists in the preparation of weekly, monthly, and annual cash flow reporting.

– Supports the Department on Year-end audit activities including collecting background materials and analyses as requested.

– Provides assistance to the Team Lead on projects related to the development and implementation of procedures, systems, and practices within the Finance Department.

– Other duties or projects as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills
– Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in order to provide accounting, analyses and reporting for government client.

– Knowledge of the use of computerized accounting systems (AccPac) and MS Office software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications.

– Oral communication and interpersonal skills to work with colleagues in the team and to interact with department managers to respond to general queries on accounting policies, processes.

– Written communication skills to prepare draft reports, letters, and other related materials for senior management.

Education and Experience
– University degree in accounting, business, or finance, with a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CGA).

– 3-5 years of experience in accounting, cash flow, forecasting and banking for a large government organization.

Attributes and Competencies
– Works within Finance and accounts payable policies, systems and standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

– Reviews invoices and paperwork for all accounts payable transactions to ensure accuracy and completion of pricing, taxes and reviews against purchase orders and balances available on PO.

– Analyses POs against invoices and identifies any variance on PO items in conjunction with the Procurement department through to resolution.

– Follows up with vendors/departments to resolve missing information and compliance with established financial policies, procedures, and standards prior to seeking client department approvals.

– Reviews employee expense claims and supporting documents to ensure completeness and eligibility within internal rules.

– Analyses monthly statements from vendors advising of missing payments to track and resolve.

– Strong organization and time management skills.

– Attention to detail, accuracy, and timeliness of task completion.

– Self-starter and self-motivated, take initiative.

– Analyzes information and processes and initiates recommendations for new/revised policies and processes.

– Collaborates with team members and other colleagues throughout the organization.

– Gathers input and opinions from other team members and appropriately integrates the feedback into proposed process improvement initiatives.

– Works in an office environment with a regular requirement to sit at a desk with limited physical activity required.

– Job works in an office environment in which there is the need to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities.

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