• Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job type
  • Location
    Markham, Ontario

A Major Global Distributor of electrical products, is looking to hire for the contract position of General Intermediate Accountant in Markham, ON. The successful candidate will be an experienced Accountant who has strong experience with full-cycle Accounting who has proven reconciliation, audit assistance and a mentor for junior member of the team. 

This position is a 6 months contract with a pay rate of $30.00 per hour


  • Reporting and support to the Accounting Manager, assist in full cycle accounting function at Head Office and six Regional Offices for a $1 billion electrical products distributor
  • preparation of working papers for month-end close process and preparation of journal entries for Head Office and six Regional Offices
  • Preparation of account reconciliations on a monthly basis 
  • Assistance in the maintenance of a continued strong internal controls environment and the adherence to SOX controls
  • Assist in the timely and accurate preparation of financial schedules on an annual basis for External Auditors
  • Assisting in special projects related to accounting/finance with Accounting Manager.
  • Assist planning manager with performing analytical reviews of results and investigating unusual significant variances
  • Assist planning manager with the creation and running of monthly Reports from the AS 400 System, for example the employee expense reports including identification of major variances
  • 3 to 5 years’ previous experience within General Accounting in a global or large public corporation
  • Previous experience working in large accounting teams 
  • 3rd year level CPA preferred
  • some working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SOX
  • extensive experience in Excel financial modelling and major ERP experience
  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational and multi-tasking skills including ability to meet all deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and solid interpersonal skills
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Reference number CA_EN_1_026602_12062744

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