Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant job opening in Toronto, ON - 1 year contract


At Adecco Professional, our client, a financial services firm has partnered with us to recruit for a Senior Accountant job opening in Toronto, ON (initially starting as a work from home position). This full-time, 1-year contract opportunity is best suited for someone who brings passion to be an integral part of the accounting team and is self-driven to make things happen efficiently and accurately. Working directly with the Controller, you will be responsible for a busy desk with all the hands-on, day-to-day full-cycle accounting functions.


For this Senior Accountant job opening in Toronto, ON some of the highlights of the role include, but are not limited to:


  • Reporting of monthly/quarterly/annual accounting and financial reporting functions
  • Perform account reconciliations and monitor the performance of the processes in place; this includes analyzing transactions
  • Journal entry preparation for monthly reporting on areas such as premiums, tax, reinsurance and more
  • Preparation of quarterly earnings, annual financial close, and related reporting for the Board
  • Ensure business agreements and proposals are matched from a results perspective on the accounting and reporting end
  • Audit preparation for both internal and external audits
  • Identify and provide recommendations for process improvements; strategic insight is welcomed
  • Assist with other accounting related functions as required.

    The selected incumbent for the Senior Accountant job opening in Toronto, ON will meet the following requirements:


  • 5+ years of full-cycle Accounting experience; CPA designation required
  • Canadian and US GAAP experience
  • A hands-on, action-oriented problem solver who can assess alternatives and implement solutions.
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills.
  • You are highly motivated, a quick learner, bring an enthusiastic and positive attitude, and take challenges in stride.
  • Exceptional English communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • You are organized, great at managing your time and prioritizing responsibilities.
  • Strong MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) combined with working experience with SAP
  • If you have worked in the financial industry (such as banking, insurance or related), this is a strong asset although not required.

    If you are interested in this Senior Accountant job opening in Toronto, ON and meet the minimum qualifications, please apply now! Our client offers a salary of $75-85K with a completion bonus and the opportunity to work for a dynamic Controller who is interested in process improvement ideas as well as working in a hard-working, dynamic work environment for the next 1 year!


    Please note: We appreciate and carefully consider every application; however, only those who meet the requirements of the position will be contacted for further consideration.

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_026575_1647797

    Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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