General Accountant

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Job title: General Accountant

Company: Accountant Staffing

Job description: Job DescriptionOur client in Port Hawkesbury, NS is seeking an experienced General Accountant to join their accounting team. This is a permanent opportunity and ideal for skilled accountant with proven experience, a desire to further their knowledge and skills, and a can-do attitude.Key Responsibilities for the Job:

  • Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations that tie into the general ledger
  • Reconciling payroll accounts
  • Petty cash tracking
  • long term debt schedules to accounts
  • Trial balances
  • Aid in the monthly consolidation process
  • Monthly bank reconciliations
  • Daily cash reports
  • Monthly inventory reporting
  • Monthly billing of major distributors in order to maximize supplier discounts
  • Reconcile month end inventory reporting vs billing
  • Provide information and analysis to operational groups as requested
  • Budgeting and forecasting support
  • Assist with various accounting projects and initiatives
  • Provide assistance with inquiries from internal and external customers and vendors as needed
  • Developing ad-hoc reports as requested
  • Special projects and other responsibilities

Experience & Attributes for Success:

  • 3-5 years of finance and accounting experience
  • Degree or Diploma in a related field
  • Accounting designation is considered an asset
  • Experience with Great Plains is considered an asset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills required
  • High level of self-motivation and energy
  • Ability to work in a team environment

If interested in this opportunity, please apply online by clicking the Apply Now button.To learn more about similar opportunities, the local job market, or to discuss your career interests, please contact Natalie Clothier, Recruitment Consultant at .Accountant Staffing is Atlantic Canada’s only specialist recruitment firm focusing exclusively on the placement of accounting and finance professionals. Organizations use the services of Accountant Staffing to fill a variety of roles from Junior Accountant to Chief Financial Officer. For more information about Accountant Staffing or to view additional positions, please visit our website at .Accountant Staffing is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We believe that it is essential for workforces to reflect the communities they serve, where everyone feels included and valued. We promote environments that value and respect all individuals, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, ability, religion, or any other personal characteristic.We encourage applications from underrepresented groups including African Canadians, Indigenous/Aboriginal People, Racially Visible Persons, Women, Persons with Disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ Persons.Self-identification is encouraged but not required during the application process and accommodations can be requested during the recruitment process. If accommodations are needed during the assessment process, such as an interview or testing, please let us know and we will make arrangements to meet your needs.

Expected salary:

Location: Port Hawkesbury, NS

Job date: Fri, 26 Apr 2024 02:43:29 GMT

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