Dentsu Aegis Network

Financial Accountant

CA-ON-Toronto, ON
2 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-14807
# of Openings
1
Category
Finance
276 King Street W

Overview

The Financial Accountant supports the Financial Controller and is an integral part of the accounting team.

 

In this role you will be responsible for maintaining the general ledger, preparing financial statements, financial analysis and delivering financial control processes.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Full responsibility for the preparation of the General Ledger entries and reconciliation for the month-end closing
  • Assist with analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances
  • Provide in depth analytics and commentary on financial results vs forecast
  • Support external, annual financial audit and tax preparation process for multi-entity organization
  • Monitor outstanding intercompany balances and resolve discrepancies
  • 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

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a complex, multi-entity organization. 

  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages such as SAP 
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • CPA designation required

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