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Senior Accountant

Burlington, ON

Posted: 01/15/2024 Employment Type: Full-Time Specialization: Accounting/Finance/Tax Job Number: 30041

Job Description

About the firm:

A supply distribution company that services the GTA and surrounding areas with top-quality products and delivery. We have an exciting opportunity for their Controller. You will be a key member of the Finance team; you will be dedicated to ensuring accuracy, compliance, and efficiency in all financial reporting. You will also support operational efficiency.

Essential Tasks

  • Obtains and maintains a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensures internal control and audit compliance.
  • Provides continuous efforts to evaluate and maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Handles all accounting activities for Yvon including but not limited to daily transactions, month-end close, and year-end reporting.
  • Vendor payment management (EFT, Wire, Cheque) and ERP payment clearance
  • Facilitates and supports monthly close procedures
  • Ensures the timely reporting of all monthly financial information
  • Supports annual physical inventory count
  • Supports the Accounting team with special projects and workflow process improvements
  • Performs various month-end procedures and entries, including preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements, review, and analysis
  • Assists in the year-end reporting, monthly reporting, budgeting, and audit procedures
  • Provides analytical support to other departments as needed
  • Prepares various ad hoc financial reports
  • Cross -rains and serves as back-up for other accounting duties
  • Maintain a safe working environment by following the firm's health and safety guidelines
  • Performs other related duties as required

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • Enrolled in an Accounting program, or designated an Accountant

Experience for this role:

  • Greater than three years prior experience at an Accountant level

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to administer effective communication skills across all levels of the organization and work well under pressure and deadlines
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and stay organized
  • Confidence to question and challenge supervisors
  • Proactive in all functions; organized and possess a very high attention to detail
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Ability and willingness to take full ownership of a project
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Proficiency with ERP systems, including Microsoft
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