City: Scarborough, ON, Canada
Title: Accountant/Bookkeeper
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Permanent
Staffmax is currently hiring an Accountant or Bookkeeper to join our client’s team in Toronto (Scarborough). This is a full-time, work at the office position with benefits.

Location: Scarborough, ON
Term: Fulltime and Permanent
Salary- $68,000 during the 3-month probationary period. After successful completion of the probation period the salary goes up to $72,500 per year
Benefits- After 3months of probation

Specific Responsibilities
• Daily posting of entries into the accounting system.
• Prepare weekly payroll.
• Prepare month-end and quarter-end financial statements by the 15th day of the following month.
• Prepare year-end closing process including preparing accrual journal entries and GL account reconciliations.
• Have full cycle accounting experience including AP, AR, Bank/Credit Card/Prepaids.
• Prepare and file all CRA returns such as HST, payroll taxes, EHT, corporate taxes.
• Call clients on a weekly basis to collect overdue receivables.
• Other duties as assigned.

The following competencies define how the Accountant / Bookkeeper should operate to be successful:
• Integrity. Does not cut corners ethically. Earns trust and maintains confidence. Does what is right, not just what is expedient. Speaks plainly and truthfully.
• Organization and planning. Plans, organizes, schedules and budgets in an efficient, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities. Able to consistently meet deadlines.
• Analytical skills. Able to structure and process qualitative and quantitative data and
draw insightful conclusions from it. Exhibits a probing mind and achieves penetrating insights.
• Attention to detail. Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
• Teamwork. Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.

• A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.
• An accounting designation would be an asset but not mandatory.
• Minimum 5 years of experience as a full-cycle Accountant or Bookkeeper.
• Solid understanding of accounting standards (ASPE / IFRS).
• Experience working in the construction, landscaping or other project-based industries.
• Experience in all accounting operations including GL, AP, AR, month-end and year-end
close and preparation of all financial statements.
• Strong knowledge of the Sage50 or Simply accounting software.
• Proficient with Excel, Office.

Life, extended health and dental (90% of the premium is paid by the company)
• Casual dress
• Paid vacation time
• Free parking
• A close-knit, supportive team

If you are interested in learning more about this position or applying to this role, then we would love to hear from you! However only qualified candidates will be contacted.
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