Accounting Clerk I

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

Description: Adecco is currently hiring for an Accounting Clerk role in Toronto, ON. To qualify for this Accounting Clerk role, you must be able to work with minimal supervision, perform a wide variety of Fiduciary Accounting functions, adhere to established internal controls and policies. The Accounting Clerk must have a passion for customer service. Our client is a unique professional services firm. The Accounting Clerk role is a 6-month contract and has a pay rate of $19.00 per hour.

Accounting Clerk Responsibilities:
• Handles various client receivable and insurer payable functions as assigned.
• Communicates with other departments including the client executives, client service teams, and management in the resolution of issues.
• Maintains both written and verbal communication with internal and external clients on a day-to-day basis in a business appropriate manner.
• Consistently delivers quality service to clients and colleagues by providing excellent customer service on incoming queries received via email, service requests and phone calls.
• Completes month end reporting and analysis activities relating to assigned functions, includes reviewing the results with the department manager and determining areas of focus for the next month.
• Assists in implementation of internal accounting policies, transitions to and from teams both onshore and offshore, procedures and process improvements for general accounting functions.
• Participates in other projects/activities, including testing and system changes as opportunities arise.

Accounting Clerk Qualifications:
• 2-4 years work experience in an office environment.
• Understanding of insurance industry.
• Strong aptitude for numbers and basic knowledge of accounting principles, and the ability to apply them logically to practical situations.
• Must be able to work on a rotational basis works the 930am-530pm shift every 4-6 weeks to ensure customer service to the western offices.
• Strong Excel skills (including pivot tables, lookups, etc.)
• Results oriented with a strong customer service focus.
• Demonstrates strong organizational skills in prioritizing work, multi-tasking and consistently meeting deadlines.
• Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative within a team-based environment.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Knowledge of Fiduciary/Premium Accounting is an asset.
• Working knowledge of the French language including conversational French is an asset.
• Experience working with Oracle Financials is an asset.