Accountant

Accountant

May 4, 2021

Wage: Accountant:  $38.00 to $40.00 per hour dependent on experience

Part time, 25-30 hours per week.

The Accountant plans, organizes, directs, controls and evaluates the operation of the accounting department. He/She conducts analysis and provides feedback on the financial performance; including the preparation of various finance and accounting reports for internal and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and presents monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and cost accounting reports
  • Ensures accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end financial close
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepares entries to general ledger accounts, and document business transactions
  • Ensure internal controls are in place and monitored with respect to cash handling, inventory and payments
  • Accounts payable and receivable are processed monthly (prepared by bookkeeper, reviewed by internal accountant)
  • Compliance with monthly government requirements including GST, PST, LST, T4’s T5018’s and applications for funding as it relates to COVID -19 or other business opportunities
  • Direct the preparation of all tax records as required by tax authorities in a timely manner
  • Reporting to external agencies as required with respect to loans and grants and the Montane annual rent fund
  • Preparation of annual financial statements to review engagement standards for all companies with established timelines.
  • Review of work performed by accounting staff including bank reconciliations, payroll and budget to actual reports
  • Intercompany accounts are reconciled monthly
  • Preparation of quarterly consolidated statement
  • Project budget to actual reports are prepared and reviewed bi-weekly for all construction and development projects
  • Retail operations net profit and gross margins are reviewed monthly and reconciled to POS reporting
  • Monthly income statements are prepared accurately including related accruals and distributed to department head within 10 days of month end
  • Establishes, maintains, and coordinates the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures add ensure passwords are continually updated and changed
  • Monitors and reviews accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness
  • Recommends, develops and maintains financial databases, computer software systems and filing systems
  • Researches tax-related issues and manages tax compliance including the maintenance of proper tax records

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and a CPA designation preferred
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing and taxation
  • Strong computer skills, specifically with MS Office and specialized accounting software (experience with QuickBooks Desktop would be considered an asset)
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal regulations
  • Must possess effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to coordinate the efforts of others to accomplish objectives
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work productively with minimal supervision

 

 

 

 

 

 


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