Accountant
Accountant
Accountant
Upper Canada Forest Products is currently seeking an Accountant. If you have experience working with external accounting firms and bookkeepers - we would love to hear from you!
Mississauga

What We Offer

Upper Canada Forest Products offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes a RRSP match. We are a fast-growing company and provide fast growing careers for great people. We have multiple locations, hire from within, and have the option for mobility.

About the Role

The accountant’s responsibilities include reconciling account balances, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures.

Our accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience working direct with external accounting firms and bookkeepers.

You will be responsible for

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts
  • Prepare and remit HST and other taxes as required
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budgets according to schedule
  • Assist with internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Liaise with leadership to improve financial procedures

Requirements

  • 5-7 years of experience as an accountant
  • CGA or CMA is required
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience managing and reporting in multiple currencies (US and Canada)
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including V-lookups and pivot tables
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills is a must
  • BA degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Upper Canada Forest Products values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  Upper Canada Forest Products is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation to apply, or if selected, to participate in the interview process, please contact Human Resources. 

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