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Accountant - Fixed Term

  1. Richmond
  1. Environment & geoscience

Under the direction of the Director of Finance, the Accountant is responsible for supporting the Finance Group in the areas of A/R Billing, G/L Account reconciliation and analysis, and preparing reports as required.

This position is a fixed term maternity leave coverage for approximately 1 year.


  • Assist with monitoring and billing the recovery of special project costs to the client.
  • Assemble information from numerous sources necessary to calculate and prepare periodic revenue billing of recoverable costs and special events.
  • Review and analyze results including actual to budget/forecast variances.
  • Assist with internal and external audits.
  • Prepare and enter journal entries in JDE as required.
  • Perform daily reconciliation of company bank accounts.
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance a variety of lists, schedules, summaries and reports including, but not limited to, Scientific Research & Experimental Development Tax Credits, Claims Management, KPI, Supplier Performance, Monthly Cash Flow, using a variety of software programs including Microsoft Office Word Processing, Excel, Power Point, and Visio.
  • Reconcile, analyze various general ledger accounts.
  • Ensure compliance with current government regulations in regards to Bill 198.
  • Maintain an extremely high level of confidentiality of all financial information.
  • Undertake specific tasks as required that are commensurate with the position.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Enrolment/completed Professional Accounting Program (CPA).
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in Accounting and Financial Analysis.
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office/MS Suite and working knowledge of ERP system.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and highly proficient at multi-tasking and meeting strict deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to adapt and change.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal, written and numeric skills are essential.
  • Working knowledge of JD Edwards or other ERP Software systems is preferred.

A combination of experience and education may also be considered.


The masculine gender is used only to simplify the wording.

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