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Financial Accountant
Job Description


Employment :Permanent

# of Openings :1

Classification :Financial Industry:Financial

On behalf of our client, a growing organization in the agriculture field, Lucas Professional Search Group is currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant.

Main Duties:

  • Prepare reconciliations and journal entries to support an accurate and timely month-end and year-end close process.
  • Assist with preparation of monthly and annual financial statements by collecting data, analyzing and investigating variances, summarizing data, information, and trends.
  • Assist with preparation for annual internal and external audits and tax returns by fulfilling audit requests from external auditors, tax accountants and parent company.
  • Audit periodic cycle and year-end inventory counts, summarize count data, calculate variances and assist with investigating variances.
  • Maintain detailed records for capital assets and finance leases.
  • Maintain and monitor internal controls based on the company’s control framework.
  • Maintain compliance with accounting and finance standards, GAAP, best practices, and government regulations .
  • Assist with the adoption of a new ERP system.
  • Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or comparable field
  • Professional accounting designation (CA/CMA/CGA/CPA) or in the process of completing
  • Advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook
  • Experience with Sage 300 considered an asset
  • Understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)Personal Attributes:
  • Above average analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrable strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with a high level of difficulty
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, appropriately balanced with the need to complete tasks
  • Self-starter who can work independently, is self motivated and adaptable to a changing environment
  • Conducts themselves with professionalism, and maintains confidentiality of sensitive information
  • If you meet these requirements, please send your resume to Lucas Professional Search Group to the attention of Janine Gaudette at [Click Here to Email Your Resume]

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