General Accountant

  • Location: Ottawa, Ontario
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #4397

Job #4397– Great opportunity to get your foot in the door with a growing organization on a short-term 6-month contract! The selected candidate will have a positive can-do attitude, a strong accounting foundation and must be willing to roll up their sleeves to help support various day-to-day accounting operations and reporting of financial transactions. Reporting to a great mentor, the Controller, main responsibilities include:

  • Record invoices and maintain vendor files
  • Credit card, bank account and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Set up payments and process cheque receipts
  • File statutory commodity tax
  • Month-end close process
  • Assist with month, quarter and year-end financial reporting as needed
  • Assist year-end audit as needed
  • Ad-hoc duties as requested

If you are a self-motivated individual with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, this would be a great opportunity to add valuable experience to your resume. Apply now!
The main qualifications for this role include:

  • Post-secondary education in finance and/or accounting
  • Minimum 2+ years in accounting with a strong understanding of accounts payable
  • High attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, oral and written  
  • Strong Excel skills

Definite Assets:

  • Sage Intacct
  • Payroll experience

How You Will be Rewarded:

  • $60,000 annual salary (pro-rated)
  • 3 weeks’ vacation accrued
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Free parking

Location: Ottawa
Internal Job ID#: 4397
Recruiter Name: Matt Stevenson
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