Senior Accountant
DUCA Financial Services Credit Union Ltd.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5d ago

Senior Accountant

DUCA is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our growing team!

Job Purpose & Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Accounting, the Senior Accountant will ensure the integrity of accounting information through recording, verification and consolidation of transactions, establish quality control over financial transactions and perform internal audits to improve efficiencies and guarantee compliance requirements are adhered to.

Key Accountabilities & Duties

  • Oversees bank reconciliations and other general ledger reconciliations.
  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expense entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Analyzes and interprets financial and accounting reports.
  • Prepares monthly management report and accompanying schedules, worksheets and narratives, including Budget vs. Actual variance reports.
  • Assist in providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances.

  • Deals with new reporting requirements and assist with completion of the quarterly and annual regulatory filings.
  • Monitors revenues and expenditures against the budget to ensure compliance with approved and / or amended budget allocation.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned areas of responsibility and recommends and implements resulting policies and procedures.
  • Sends and responds to email messages, handles telephone calls from branches to answer inquiries regarding booking errors and exchange deposits.
  • Identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures by identifying resources needs to implement improvements.
  • Determines opportunities to streamline processes, eliminate unnecessary or redundant tasks and to improve governance and oversight
  • Any other task as required in Accounting
  • Occupational Experience & Education Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of proven senior accounting experience
  • Enrolment in CPA designation program considered an asset
  • Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Strong analytical and communication skills (written and oral).
  • Excellent MS Excel / spreadsheet skills, competency with MS Word, database management and email.
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and staff at all levels within the organization.
  • Excellent problem-solving and investigative skills, and the ability to make sound recommendations.
  • Working Conditions

    Normal office environment

    Department : Finance

    Primary Location : Corporate Office - 5255 Yonge Street, North York, ON

    Employment Status : Full-time

    Hours per Week : 38 hours

    About DUCA

    DUCA exists to help people do more, be more and achieve more with their money and their lives. We’re driven by a co-operative philosophy that puts our Members (and Owners) at the centre of every decision we make, gives them a voice in how we’re run, and rewards them for their loyalty by sharing our profits.

    At DUCA, we’re dedicated to creating a positive environment where our employees have growth and development opportunities, a healthy work / life balance, opportunities to give back to the community, and a focus on doing what is right for our Members.

    DUCA offers a competitive total compensation package including base salary, a short-term incentive (bonus) program, a comprehensive benefits program, pension plan, and employee banking benefits.

    DUCA is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Recruitment related accommodations will be provided upon request.

    Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their application. Applications must include both a resume and cover letter.

    We thank all applicants but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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