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Staff Accountant at Robert Half Canada

Staff Accountant

Robert Half Canada Mississauga, Ontario Full-Time
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Ref ID: 05090-0011625404

Classification: Staff Accountant

Compensation: DOE

Robert Half Finance is searching for a superb Staff Accountant for our client, a renown Canadian Engineering and Project Management company. Supporting the Controller, the Staff Accountant prepares journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. They will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting throughout the monthly close. A deep understanding of project based billings, reporting, and invoicing are required for this role. The ideal candidate should have a strong understanding of general accounting functions and be able to complete general accounting tasks as required. Lastly, strong working knowledge of ERP systems (SAP) is a must. This exciting opportunity is located in Etobicoke, apply today!!

Key Responsibilities

* Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable
* Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments
* Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision
* Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested
* Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives
* Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations
* Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
* Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP
* Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on
* Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries
* Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions
* Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation
* Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation
* Minimum of 2 years of Accounting Experience, preferably with experience with Project Billings
* Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration with a focus on accounting
* Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
* Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail
* Experience with ERP software
* Ability to read and interpret documents, organize and analyze data
* Strong Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, V-Lookups, etc.), Microsoft Word and Outlook skills
* Ability to thrive in fast-paced environments

Please send all applications to Tyler at [ Email address blocked ] referencing "JO 05090-0011625404 Staff Accountant" in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest!

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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