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General Accountant

HeadSource International

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 2, 2020.

General Accountant

Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario

Our client is seeking a diligent and mature person to assume responsibility to support and drive the usage of an accounting and project management system for a small business.  Reporting to the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the following activities are complete:

A/R  Functions

– Invoicing (including following up with PMs for proper billing milestones), and forwarding them to the proper contacts at customer ends (either by submitting invoices online or sending generic A/P emails)

– Following up on collections 

– Entering cash receipts and making bank deposits, in cases where payment has been made by cheques.

Project Functions 

– Monitor timesheet inputs, following-up with stragglers and ensuring compliance. (Proper project charging, hour’s chargeability, account codes, materials and expenses )

– Create new projects in system. Stet-up all aspects of projects including phases and tasks, in conjunction with the project managers and team leaders

– Monitor all aspects of project work within the system and adjust project parameters to achieve proper cost control, reporting and predictive trouble avoidance

– Transferring the proposal hours to the actual jobs  – Link the Proposal # to the actual job in BST  – Follow up with PMs for any projects without budgets/ POs – Maintain the project folders and historical files 

General Accounting Function: 

– Month-end/ year-end adjustment, procedure,  and closing 

– Subtracting QST for any employees’ expenses with QST on the reports and enter into QST payable  – Government Remittance:  Corporate tax; HST; QST; WSIB; EHT Reconciliation 

– Vacation Tracking: maintain Log sheet; and tracking binder

 – General office responsibilities: such as making stationary orders; 

– Performing other duties as assigned by the Manager

Required Attributes and Qualifications:

• Certificate /Diploma in Business Accounting or Business Administration. 

• Over 5  years related experience, ERP software skills preferred 

• Experiences in Construction or Engineering firm would be preferred 

• Strong attention to detail and accuracy of work

• Ability to work with minimal supervision

• Ability to prioritize work and be well organized

• Have a good understanding of Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel, and Outlook

• Driven and results oriented

We greatly thank all applicants for their time in applying to this role, however please be advised that due to a high volume of applications, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.