Accounting Technician

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You might be the full-time Accounting Technician Robert Half Finance is looking for, if you're interested in becoming a critical part of an innovative company.  Candidates should be driven by challenges and working with many components.  Candidates who can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation, will be preferred for this Staff Accountant position.  In this role, you will perform internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes.  This Edmonton, Alberta area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.  You might thrive in this role if you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

 

What you get to do every single day

 

  • Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting
  • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers
  • Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives
  • Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process
  • Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision
  • Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner
  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
  • In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts
  • Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions
  • Organize schedules for monthly payments and capital lease
  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

     

    Skills/Experience:

     

  • 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
  • ERP system experience
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities
  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Degree/Diploma in Accounting
  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
  • Solid understanding of CaseWare
  • Expertise in financial statement preparation
  • Personal tax experience preferred
  • Proficiency in corporate taxes
  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions
  • -Not pursuing designation