Accounting Analyst - RFR 2020-050

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

Adecco is currently recruiting for an Accounting Analyst for a 6-Month contract with our Crown Corporation Client in Ottawa, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for it.

The Accounting Analyst will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide the primary dedicated analytic support for managing the accounts for the Client entities.
  • Provide analytic support by recording, analyzing, reviewing, tracking, validating and assessing the transactions and general ledger accounts;
  • Monitor transactions, adjustments and accruals within a complex and dynamic accounting environment to ensure adherence to policies, procedures and regulatory requirements; 
  • Reconcile significant accounts on a cyclical basis;
  • Review and reconcile the accounts with respect to current policies and procedures, and reconcile balances;
  • Analyze business transactions, understand impacts on operations and develop analytical procedures to assess the reasonableness of the results;
  • Contribute to the development of rationale, documentation and audit files to support decisions related to regulatory and accounting practices and take part in the assessment of electronic financial systems such as SAP and FINDUR that will include identifying system requirements, upgrades and testing.
  • The Accounting Analyst must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • Hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for it;
  • CPA designation (CA, CMA or CGA), with an active membership in good standing or currently working towards an accounting designation;
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the areas of accounting operations, month-end closing entries and processes and monthly financial reporting; 
  • Demonstrated general knowledge of accounting operations and International Financial Reporting Standards;
  • Demonstrated experience in portfolio management including treasury and risk management;
  • Demonstrated experience in working with electronic accounting systems such as SAP;
  • Demonstrated experience providing analytical support or reviewing month-end closing entries and processes;
  • Demonstrated experience in assessing and documenting internal controls;
  • Demonstrated understanding of investment securities, including the ability to calculate security prices, amortizations, revenue recognition and reporting thereof.
  • If you are interested in applying to our Accounting Analyst position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_1439741

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