Accountant

MetCredit is Canada’s top performing collection agency. With a team of over 100 professionals in offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Montréal, MetCredit provides exceptional business debt recovery, accounts receivable management and specialized commercial debt collection services to credit grantors from coast to coast.

MetCredit’s corporate philosophy is to provide essential service to our valued Clients on the most professional levels, to contribute to the health of our economy and to provide challenge and opportunity for our valued and dedicated personnel.

Job Description

The position is responsible for coordinating month-end financial reporting including reconciliation of working papers for multiple companies. This position ensures that the company not only conforms to generally accepted accounting principles for the business, but also to the federal and provincial regulations for collection agencies. Reporting to the CFO, you will be working closely with the Accounting Assistant.

Responsibilities:

Financial

  • Reporting and reconciliation of working papers for both operating companies, including the reconciliation of revenues and receivables between the collection and accounting software, allocation of administrative costs, and review of intercompany transactions
  • Bank Reconciliations for 10+ accounts with multiple daily transactions
  • Monthly government remittances for GST and QST
  • Assist with year-end audit and preparation of audited financial statements
  • Assist with client specific compliance requirements
  • Maintain internal management reports

General

  • Support software updates and implementation of new software tools
  • Support the roll out of new processes and procedures to improve efficiency and continuous improvement

Qualifications:

  • Three to five years of professional accounting experience
  • University degree in Business/Accounting or equivalent
  • CPA designation or successfully passed the CFE
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (specifically Excel)
  • Experience with enterprise accounting software packages, specifically with Great Plains and/or QuickBooks Online would be an asset
  • Strong ethics as the role will work with sensitive information, therefore confidentiality is an absolute must. Note that this role will require a criminal background check as required by industry regulations.
  • A self-starter individual who is eager to learn and step in wherever capable.
  • Experience in a multi-currency organization is an asset

We are looking for an experienced accountant looking to take the next step in their career. Please include both a resume AND a cover letter in your application