Accountant

  • Location: Ottawa, Ontario
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #4035

Job #4035 – Our client is looking for an Accountant to join their warm and friendly team to cover a 13-month maternity leave. This is a great opportunity to gain more experience as an accountant and be responsible for managing the entry of all financial information, as well as preparing various reports and reconciliations. The successful candidate is able to work independently and take full ownership of the role. Reporting to the Director of Finance, main responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for day-today accounting functions including financial reports, banking and internal controls
  • Prepares internal and external financial reports and provides variance analysis
  • Maintains all financial records, accounting systems and source documents related to the position
  • Assists with the preparation of budgets and reports
  • Assists with the annual audit
  • Prepares annual registered charities returns and HST returns and files by deadlines
  • Prepares year-end reconciliation of payroll and T4’s

If you have a strong understanding of the full accounting cycle and would like to be part of a fun, and dynamic team then this is the job for you!

Qualifications

Mandatory:

The main qualifications for this role include:

  • Formal accounting education
  • 2+ years’ experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Definite Assets:

  • Working towards CPA designation a big plus!
  • Experience with government funding
  • Previous experience in a not-for-profit organization

You Will be Rewarded:

  • $50,000- $55,000 annual salary
  • Great benefits package
  • 3 weeks’ vacation plus 5 personal and 15 sick days
  • Option to buy into an excellent pension plan
  • Flexible work set up!

Location: Ottawa

Internal Job ID#: 4035

Recruiter Name: Paul Stevenson

How to Apply:

  1. If you are already registered with us, please contact your Recruiter and quote Job #4035.
  2. With a resume, click the grey “Apply Now” button.
  3. Without a resume or have a question – Email us!

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Thank you for your interest! The recruiter responsible for this role will be in touch with those candidates whose skills and qualifications best match our client’s requirements. Please note that all candidates must be permitted to work in Canada to be considered.

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