Junior Accountant

City: Winnipeg , MB, Canada
Title: Junior Accountant
Category: Finance & Accounting
EmploymentType: Permanent
Staffmax is partnering with a client in Winnipeg, MB to fill the position of Junior Accountant. Our client offers a positive work environment and ample opportunities for professional growth.

Job Description: We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Junior Accountant to join our client's finance team. As a Junior Accountant, you will be responsible for various accounting tasks, including processing payroll, assisting with financial reporting, maintaining accounts payable and receivable, and updating financial statements. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to contribute to a dynamic organization and develop their accounting career.

Location: Off Farmer Rd and Kilmpke Rd
Salary Range: $55,000 - $65,000 per year
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm - Flexible schedule

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist the VP and Controller in preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual closings.
  • Support the preparation of accruals for monthly financial reporting.
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly financial reports as requested.
  • Update financial data in databases to ensure accuracy and reliability.
  • Review payroll records, expenses, and other assigned items.
  • Maintain and update payroll profiles for employee changes, new hires, and terminations.
  • Coordinate full-cycle payroll processing efficiently and accurately.
  • Handle adjustments, corrections, and payroll issues in a timely manner.
  • Stay up to date with payroll legislation.
  • Maintain employee files.
  • Assist in the accurate and timely remittance of taxes such as GST, PST, and payroll remittances.
  • Assist in processing monthly income statements, balance sheets, and other financial statements in compliance with legal, financial, and accounting guidelines.
  • Perform bank and account reconciliations, track discrepancies, and make necessary corrections.
  • Update accounts payable and receivable, and issue invoices.
  • Process financial entries to ensure proper and timely recording of all business transactions.
  • Perform variance analysis on GL accounts, identify trends, and investigate as necessary.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned, including credit card balance and financial reconciliation of accounts.
  • Proficiency in Quickbooks is a must.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Car ownership is required.
What to Expect:
  • Opportunity for growth within the role.
  • 5 personal days per year
  • Holidays- 2-3 weeks
If you believe you possess the necessary skills and qualifications for this position, we encourage you to apply today! Please submit your resume. We appreciate all applications; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Staffmax is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.
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