Headquarters for multi-branch operations in finance industry. Well-established and growing through adding branch operations.
Reporting to the Controller you will be responsible for supervising and coaching clerical accounting team. You will have full responsibility for payroll processing, commission recording, assisting in various financial reporting tasks as well as working with Controller and operational personnel to handle day to day financial activities.
Actively oversees the day-to-day operations of the Finance department and ensure compliance of accounting standards and company policies
Assist with account reconciliations, preparation of monthly / quarterly financial results, annual financial statements and operational budget analysis on a timely basis
Full responsibility of payroll accounting procedures and work with staffs on tasks related to commission cycle
Participate in developing, implementing and maintaining financial policies and procedures
Provide coaching and mentoring to staff
Process semi-monthly payroll and prepare journal entries for each pay period in a timely and accurate manner
Calculate applicable taxable benefits and prepare tax forms such as T4s
Communicate, coordinate and answer payroll inquiries
Other payroll accounting related tasks as required
Bachelor’s degree in accounting
Senior level student in the CPA program or recently designated
Experience in payroll accounting is an asset
Leadership experience as team lead, supporting junior staff
Take the initiative to drive changes by designing workflows, standardizing procedures, and implementing controls and reconciliations
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Outstanding interpersonal skills, with an ability to build trusting relationship with ease
Excellent problem solving skills demonstrated by analyzing challenges proactively and brainstorming solutions to effectively complete the tasks
Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
Ability to work in a team setting and mentor staff as needed
Must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner
Proficient with software with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Due to the number of applicants, only qualified candidates for this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified of future job opportunities.