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General Accountant

North GTA, Ontario
North American manufacturer of residential furniture (living rooms primarily) sold all across Canada and the US. 
 
Job Description:
 
This position reports directly to the CFO and would be the most senior accountant in the department.
 
SCOPE:
To oversee and perform duties primarily related to Sales, Accounts Receivable Management, Credit Risk Controls and Customer Collections for all group companies. Other responsibilities include Accounts payable, General Accounting, Payroll, Banking, journal entries, month end closing, HST and audit assistance. Prior experience in handling primary responsibilities of the job is a key requirement.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
•Daily sales invoicing ensuring accuracy and completeness including POD back ups
•Weekly/Monthly sales reporting as per company formats
•Management of customer accounts
•Management of customer credit limits and Credit releases
•Customer collections and overdue balances management including full accounting
•Issuance of credit notes based on authorizations
•Accounting of sales commissions, rebates, royalties etc.
•Full reporting, filing and accounting of HST returns
•Full Bi-Weekly Payroll Cycle (ADP) preparation and accounting
•Annual EHT, WSIB account reconciliations
•Accounting for payroll, Government remittances, company pension plans
•Accounting for bank transactions
•Bank Reconciliations
•Weekly bank balance reporting
•Accounting and month end closings for group companies in QuickBooks
•Assistance with Year end Audits
•Responding to Management Queries
•Other duties as assigned by VP of Finance
 
Requirements:
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
•5 -10 years of relevant experience in a similar role with experience in handling of customer accounts, credit controls, banking and payroll (preferred)
•Excellent Analytical, Accounting, Organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
•Strong system skills to work using Accounting software
•Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
 
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•Strong knowledge and Experience with QuickBooks and Microsoft Dynamics AX
•Designated Certified Professional Accountant.
 
René Abgrall Recruiting
(c) 204-981-5666
rene@rarecruiting.com
www.rarecruiting.com

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