Full Cycle Accountant/ General Accountant

  • Location: Remote, Ontario
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1362


One of our clients is looking for a General Accountant . Someone with demonstrated full-cycle accounting experience, familiar with multi currency accounting. This is an interesting business with a really friendly work environment! 

6 month Contract with possibility to extend and convert to permanent.
This is a Remote Work opportunity.

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
  • generate depreciation schedule when required
  • calculate and post manual depreciation if required
  • projects: ERP Implementation 

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in Finance or Accounting
  • 3-5 years' experience in Professional Accounting
  • Accounting designation CA, CGA, CPA, CMA or near completion.
  • 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 (pivot tables, lookups etc.)
  • Demonstrated use with SAP (S/4 Hana experience is a plus)
  • ERP implementation experience is a nice to have
  • Demonstrates high level of attention to detail and think outside the box.

Please note due to the nature of this being a Contract, the candidate must be able to start within approximately 2 weeks notice and be legally entitled to work in Canada with Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency, or a valid work permit that extends beyond the length of the contract.

Thank you for your interest. Please apply with resume. Select qualified candidates will be called for an interview with a recruiter to discuss experience and next steps.