Senior Accountant
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Job Overview
Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: CA-ONTARIO-Ottawa
Base Pay: 75,000 CAD - 85,000 CAD /Year
Employee Type: Full-Time Employee
Industry: Other Great Industries
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Accounting
Req'd Education: Not Specified
Req'd Experience: Not Specified
Req'd Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Contact: Recruiter
Phone: Not Available
Fax: Not Available
Ref ID: 05030-0011159575
Job Description
Ref ID: 05030-0011159575

Classification: Sr. Accountant

Compensation: $75000.00 to $85000.00 yearly

We are currently recruiting for a bilingual Senior Accountant to join our Client's finance team in their Ottawa office.

Responsibilities of the bilingual Senior Accountant:

• Timely completion of monthly journal entries and account reconciliations in a fast-paced environment
• Perform and support month-end processing and reporting procedures
• Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual government remittances for review and submission
• Complete monthly reconciliations of all balance sheet and income statement accounts
• Help improve the company’s processes & records management system
• Ensure compliance with GAAP/IFRS, knowledge of US GAAP
• Preparation and reconciliation of monthly working papers for monthly, internal and annual external year-end audit
• Proven Experience with Quebec's CCQ payroll and monthly CCQ reporting
• Maintain fixed assets and intangibles and Capital Lease schedules
• Preparation of T2 supporting schedules for multi Canadian jurisdictions, including Quebec
• Compile and communicate various month-end analysis for management
• Collect, interpret, and analyze variances on a monthly basis
• Internal audit of GST/GST/QST/PST/RST on a monthly basis
• Payroll experience (ADP)
Job Requirements
Key Knowledge, Skills and Experience required for this bilingual Senior Accountant:

• A minimum of 5 years financial accounting experience in a public accounting firm or in the private sector
• Degree or diploma in business, finance, accounting, or a related field is required. CPA designation or pursuing designation would be considered an asset.
• Bilingualism — French and English (spoken and written)
• Ability to work independently and to organize work with sound judgement and attention to detail
• Demonstrated ability to accurately calculate, post, correct, and manage accounting figures and financial records
• Demonstrated time management skills, ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
• Highly organized, and able to meet tight deadlines
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and proficient Microsoft office software
• Ability to adapt to new technology
• Ability to respond quickly in a dynamic and changing environment
• Adapts easily to change
• Understands the overall accounting relational structure
• Team player, the ability to pick up a task and help get things done
• Can build and maintain positive relationships with others
• Ability to work individually as well as part of a team

For more information and confidential considerationl, please contact Tracy, Stuart and/or Julian today at 613-236-4253 or email your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resume] .

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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