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Senior Accountant

Key role is assisting with accounting activities and operations of the Finance department including financial management reporting, technical accounting and financial analysis. Participates in documenting procedures and identifying internal controls over financial reporting. The ideal candidate possesses solid technical accounting background and works proactively to ensure compliance with current accounting standards.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist in documentation and implement internal control procedures for all accounting functions and test and assess adherence to these controls
  • Review monthly audit and financial report provided by the Tolling Operator
  • Review existing, new and proposed accounting standards; interpret and assess the financial impact on current results
  • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures
  • Review existing processes and recommend changes for improvement
  • Participate in strategic financial projects including upgrades and system implementation
  • Prepare/review journal entries, prepare/review month end supporting schedules
  • Assist with analyzing Financial statements and report on variances
  • Assist in preparing management reporting including internal monthly reports, quarterly reports, fiscal year-end financial statements; statement of financial information, and other ministry or statutory reports
  • Train, oversee and provide guidance to Accountants in the Finance team

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and PSAS, and application of standards and overall financial statement presentation
  • Proficient in identifying internal controls weakness and recommending improvements
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and advanced financial skills
  • Strong demonstrable skills in Excel, Outlook, Word, and Accounting Systems
  • Experience working with external and internal auditors
  • Self-motivated individual; flexible and adaptable; proactive; self-starter
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to prioritize work
  • Sound professional judgment, professionalism and integrity

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in commerce with a specialization in accounting or finance
  • 3 to 5 years of related experience
  • Completed, or in the process of completing Accounting designation

Interviews are taking place immediately, apply today! 

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