ACCOUNTANT
Emmerson Packaging
Amherst, NS, CA
5d ago

Accountant

Emmerson Packaging is a third-generation family-owned company. We are an industry leader in flexible packaging solutions, and we love what we do! We pride ourselves on meeting and exceeding the highest quality standards in everything we do, including adding talented people to our team! This passion and pride have won us the distinction of being named one of Canada’s Best Managed companies for 11 years running.

Our Values say it best :

  • We enhance our lives by helping others succeed
  • We care about our clients, each other, and our communities
  • We are responsible for the outcome of our actions
  • We strive to do the right thing, even if it costs us
  • JOB SUMMARY :

    The Financial Accountant applies knowledge of accounting theory and procedures to perform general accounting duties and project work.

    COMPETENCIES :

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel software programs
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy
  • Must be knowledgeable in accounting theory and procedures
  • Knowledge of SAP would be considered an asset
  • RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Reconciles General Ledger monthly
  • Analyzes and provides clarification of accounts for managers as required
  • Recodes incorrect invoices, credit notes and General Ledger entries
  • Inputs journal entries in SAP
  • Supports cost-reduction and process-efficiency opportunities
  • Updates departmental budget templates
  • Prepares diverse financial reports on a regular basis
  • Participates in the analysis of the annual expense budget
  • Participates in preparation for year-end audit
  • Assists auditors by responding to questions and gathering information
  • Recommends and develops improvements to accounting processes on an on-going basis
  • Provides assistance to the Finance Manager as required
  • REQUIRMENTS :

  • Post-secondary accounting diploma or certificate
  • PREFFERED :

  • University degree with a concentration in accounting, or community college accounting diploma
  • Currently a professional accountant (CPA, CGA, CMA, CA), enrolled or planning to enroll in a professional accounting program
  • Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • What's in it for YOU?

  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Defined contribution pension plan
  • Profit Sharing program
  • Training and development support
  • On site gym and cafeteria
  • Being part of an awesome team
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