Accountant in Oakville at Innomar Strategies

Date Posted: 2/4/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Oakville
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 2 years
  • Date Posted:
    2/4/2021

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Accounting Manager, responsible for the preparation of journal entries, reconciliation and maintenance of general ledger accounts, preparation of specified accounting records for month end closing, and analysis.



PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in preparation of all month end and quarter close activities including: trial balance review, routine and non-routine journal entry preparation, general ledger maintenance, preparation of financial statements and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Responsible for general ledger maintenance, account reconciliation and month end closing
  • Act as liaison by coordinating accounting matters between divisional associates and other department managers
  • Prepares various financial reports such as Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable reconciliation, sub-ledgers and balance sheet accounts, expense analysis, daily/monthly cash balance reporting, monthly bank reconciliation and depreciation records
  • Record transactions to journals and general ledger including but not limited to; monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, intercompany and daily sales transactions
  • Manage the inventory process through tracking inventory movements, investigating inventory variances, reconciling inventory stock to the general ledger and participating in physical inventory counts and cycle counting
  • Actively participate in process improvement initiatives within the accounting department in order to streamline operations and manage costs. Provide solutions to the Controller on efficiencies and processes.
  • Ensures adherence and maintenance of internal controls and financial procedures
  • Assist in preparation of relevant audit files for internal/external auditors and government bodies
  • Prepare trend analysis and other special analysis, including weekly cash flow forecast
  • Generates ad-hoc accounting reports as needed
  • Develop and maintain documentation, to support areas of responsibility.(i.e. Desktop Procedures)
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration or finance related field
  • Working towards completing CPA accounting designation an asset
  • Minimum 1-2 years of general accounting experience
  • Experience working with an ERP System, preferably Sage
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with particularly strong Excel skills and good Word skills

MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Solid fundamental knowledge of accounting practices and principles
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Assertive, comfortable communicating with various types of individuals
  • Ability to meet deadlines and produce accurate results
  • Self-starter requiring limited supervision, along with a desire to work in a team environment
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume environment while remaining organized with strict attention to detail