Financial Accountant

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Position:                    Financial Accountant                                  

Location:                    Calgary, AB

Reports to:                CFO

Purpose:   Key member of Finance + Administration team, lead for full-cycle accounting services including reporting, analysis, processing, and control for several companies

Responsibilities:

  • Completion of daily processing to ensure on-time and accurate month end financial reporting including variance and ratio analysis
  • Provide HR, payroll and benefits processing support to business
  • Prepare month end reconciliations and reports, including financial reporting
  • Manage all tax reporting and payments, including sales, payroll and commodity taxes
  • Lead the control of  inventory, purchasing and costing processes to support operations
  • Support the annual external financial statement and tax reporting process.
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts, working with departmental leaders
  • Manage customer collections and accounts receivable to ensure strong cash flow.
  • Become a super user on all accounting software, while monitoring data integrity and driving process improvements through the use of new technology.
  • Identification of best practices, recommendation and implementation of improvements in internal controls financially and operationally.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary accounting degree, CPA certification
  • Experience in full-cycle accounting, hands-on for daily, monthly, annual cycles.
  • High level of attention to detail with aptitude for analyzing numbers
  • Strong computer skills with focus on Excel.  Experience with ERP software.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking, problem solving, and solid judgment/decision making competencies, experience with management processes.
  • Strong communication abilities,  desire to make a difference!
  • Can do” attitude, with desire to contribute in team environment of entrepreneurial companies