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Project Accountant

Gatineau / Ottawa, QC / ON

Posted: 01/03/2024 Employment Type: Full-Time Specialization: Accounting/Finance/Tax Job Number: 29961

Job Description

Our Client has invested over $24 billion in 250+ power facilities across North America, South America and Europe. They are a growing company with a global opportunity that employs 2000 people worldwide. Our client prides itself on high levels of talent in a progressive sector. They are currently seeking a Senior Accountant (CPA designated) working within a more extensive accounting department.

As Senior Accountant, you will lead cross-functional teams in a broader finance environment, participating in special projects as required. You will take ownership of assigned companies, acting as the main point of contact for those outside the department. You will prepare and document analysis for complex accounting issues, present the findings and conclusions, and present the implementation plan to the Accounting group and impacted stakeholders. You will be responsible for preparing accounting and financial statements and journal entries as part of the monthly, quarterly and annual close process;and coordinating with internal departments to prepare monthly and quarterly variance analyses. You will review and maintain monthly general ledger accounts and reconciliations to ensure the accuracy of financial statements and prepare monthly and quarterly account reconciliations. You will monitor internal controls to ensure SOX compliance and work directly with the audit team to provide quarterly and year-end audit support.

The Ideal Candidate will hold a degree in Business Administration, Accounting or a related field and have their CPA designation or working towards their designation. They will be proficient in MS Office Suite with strong MS Dynamics experience or ERP software. The candidate will have 2+ years of progressive experience in public accounting and will require a demonstrated understanding of IFRS reporting and work well in a collaborative team environment with effective project management skills. Strong English communication skills (oral and written) are essential, and bilingualism (French/English) would be considered an asset. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent attention to detail and a solid ability to maintain and establish priorities.

What will make you stand out:
  • Previous accounting experience with a publicly-traded company
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Proven skills in handling fast-paced and high volume
  • Ability to travel

If you are looking to make 2024 the year to celebrate you career, contact us to learn more about this great organization. Give your career the gift of stability, contact us at bwilson@recruitinginmotion.Ca for more information.
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