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Will Aitken

Will Aitken

Recruitment Consultant

General Accountant

  • Listed: 03 Jun 2024
  • General Contracting
  • Ontario - Toronto

Our client is a medium sized general contractor, looking for an experienced general accountant to join their ever growing team. This role will be reporting to the Finance Director.
General Accountant Responsibilities:
Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
  • Ensure vendor invoices are entered and posted into the systems correctly and promptly.
  • Resolve any vendor invoice dispute.
  • Review AP aging and process the vendor payments.
  • Review and post employee expenses into the system.
  • Ensure daily cash deposits and receipts are entered into the system.
  • Work with the project accountant to collect any outstanding AR invoices from the client.
Month-end/Year-end Closing
  • Ensure the following - 
    • Monthly vendor invoices and client billings are posted.
    • Employee expenses are captured and posted.
    • Weekly employee timesheets are reviewed and posted.
    • Monthly/yearly journal entries are prepared and entered into the system.
  • Perform quarterly HST reconciliation and process the payments.
  • Perform monthly visa reconciliation
  • Assist the finance director with the month-end/year-end functions.
  • Work with the project accountant to ensure project financials are recorded accurately. 
Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Update daily cash flow projection report
  • Perform monthly/yearly account analysis and reconciliation.
  • Perform bank reconciliation.
  • Monthly financial analysis and reporting.
  • Perform ad-hoc reporting requests, as required.
Systems and office administration
  • Train and assist users on the system to approve timesheets and vendor invoices.
  • Manage accounting emails.
  • Organize and maintain financial documents and files
  • Contribute to team process improvement initiatives.
  • Perform ad-hoc functions as required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, or similar.
  • 2-5 years experience as a general accountant 
  • Excellent knowledge of working with Deltek Vision/Vantagepoint application 
  • Have a good understanding of accounting practices and regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills toward effective collaboration and client services.

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