Senior Accountant

We are seeking a full-time Senior Accountant position with a terrific up and coming software development organization. This position could advance your career!  If you're looking for work as a Senior Accountant, you'll be interested in Robert Half Finance's opportunity for ambitious and detail-oriented candidates to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort.  Based in the Edmonton area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity.  Preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliations, and general ledger reconciliation and being responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close will be essential responsibilities of this role.

Responsibilities

- Assist in the month end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

- Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner

- Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting

- In-depth experience with reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

- Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

- Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

- Assemble analysis for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting

- Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision

- Partake in various department-wide initiatives

Requirements:

- 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

-  Ideally pursuing or have a Canadian accounting designation (CPA)

- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

- Financial statement preparation experience

- Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Attention to detail

- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

- Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities