Accountant

 

Position:        Accountant 

Department:  Administration

Location:        New Horizon Co-op @ Grande Prairie

Hours:    Full-time

The Accountant is a succession planning position to grow into the Controller position. The Accountant supports the Controller, Senior Leadership and Administrative Team. Some of the job duties will include:

  • Reviewing financial statement fluctuations and researching significant variances.
  • Ensuring balance sheet accounts are fairly stated, liability accounts are adequately reserved and reconciling items are properly supported and cleared in a timely manner.
  • Reviewing month-end closing processes and procedures to shorten deadlines.
  • Developing and implementing sound accounting policies, practices and internal control systems.
  • Managing annual and project audits ensuring financial statements, working papers and documents meet audit requirements.
  • Ensure the companies’ working capital position is managed and maximized through appropriate accounts receivable billing and accounts payable policies and processes.
  • Ensure that a proper system to collect information about daily cash inflows and outflows is in place and appropriately monitored.
  • Review & analyze financial proposals and contracts.
  • Assisting with budget processes at retail
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Skills and Experience:

  • University degree in accounting with an accounting designation (CA, CPA, CMA, CGA), or be working towards completion of your designation.
  • College diploma in Accounting, Commerce or Business
  • Minimum of two years of Accounting experience
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Responsible
  • Management skills
  • Able to work independently or in a group
  • Familiarity with an office environment and practical working knowledge of daily operations
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with MS Word and Excel.

 

Reports to:    Controller