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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

Requisition ID 
2017-13977
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 
9/25/2017
Category 
Finance
Office Location 
276 King Street West

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Overview

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The Financial Accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Responsibilities

Accounting:

  • Review monthly revenue and expenses for accruals
  • Review first pass reporting and analytics as prepared by Finance outsource team
  • Provide in depth analytics and commentary on financial results vs forecast
  • Review bank reconciliations, balance sheet analysis, and other reporting templates  prepared by the Finance outsource team
  • Monitoring of all reporting deliverables (monthly actuals & forecasts, YE and QE supplementary packs, IT additional information requests), ensuring timely submission in line with deadlines
  • Liaise with business unit Commercial Finance team for budget & forecast
  • Working capital monitoring and cash forecast
  • Monitor outstanding intercompany balances and resolve discrepancies
  • Develop and implement process improvements
  • Assist in government tax audits; internal/external financial audits
  • Assist with preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements
  • Responsible for appropriately escalating issues to Controller
  • Other ad-hoc projects;

 Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Support Controller in preparing and delivering work to colleagues and vendors
  • Respond to requests for information quickly and accurately
  • Engages with all work-related contacts in a professional and respectful manner
  • Establish strong internal relationships with agency personnel

 Strategic Thinking & Leadership:

  • Assess problems and concerns in a systematic, logical and rational manner
  • Proactively resolve issues, know when to and to whom to escalate
  • Provide guidance to team members nurture/promote team environment
  • Assist in the training of junior team members
  • May be responsible for constructing and delivering accurate, honest and timely performance management documents
  • Capable of managing multiple deliverables and ability to seamlessly transition among them

 Communications Skills:

  • Expresses oneself clearly and concisely in oral communications
  • Writes in a clear, compelling and concise manner
  • Organizes ideas and information logically and sequentially
  • Develop reports that are clear, compelling and persuasive

Qualifications

  • CPA certification is required
  • 4+ years of financial & reporting experience
  • Thorough understanding of the financial process
  • Knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles
  • Thrives in a fast pace, constantly changing environment
  • Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)