Financial Accountant

Category:
Finance/Accounting
Industry:
Government - Provincial
Type:
Contract
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID:
#161275
Recruiter:
Sophia Shefali

Our Public Sector client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a  “Financial Accountant – 2019-117-2” for 6 months of contract role.

As a “Financial Accountant – 2019-117-2” is responsible for maintaining a portion of the general ledger through analysis, journal entries and reconciliations.  The Financial Accountants will also support the Accounts Payable department with allocation of shared costs, and some data entry of invoices.

Job Description:
Scope of Services and Deliverables:

  • Prepare reconciliations and journal entries for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Perform calculation and analysis of key performance indicators.
  • Perform financial analysis to monitor accuracy and completeness of financial results.
  • Identify and communicate issues and impact to Manager and recommend options for resolution.
  • Support various accounts payable functions.
  • Support interim and year-end financial statement audits, working closely with the Financial Accountants.
  • Perform cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested.
  • Other deliverables as required

Financial Accountant Responsibilities & Qualifications:
The Financial Accountant(s) are responsible for maintaining a portion of the general ledger through analysis, journal entries and reconciliations.  The Financial Accountants will also support the Accounts Payable department with allocation of shared costs, and some data entry of invoices. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The key responsibilities of this position are:

  • Prepare reconciliations and journal entries for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Perform calculation and analysis of key performance indicators.
  • Perform financial analysis to monitor accuracy and completeness of financial results.
  • Identify and communicate issues and impact to Manager and recommend options for resolution.
  • Support various accounts payable functions.
  • Support interim and year-end financial statement audits, working closely with the Financial Accountants.
  • Perform cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University Degree
  • Designation of Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Certified General Accountant, or Certified Management Accountant is required.
  • Two (2) years of related work experience
  • Strong desire to learn.
  • Naturally takes initiative with good judgment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced or expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.

 

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