Intermediate Accountant

We are currently hiring for an Accountant in the Downtown area. We are looking for someone responsible for full-cycle Accounts Payable and Account Receivable tasks, including managing and coordinating the provision of general accounting and reporting services for one of the divisions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform the day-to-day processing of accounts payable and receivable to ensure finances are maintained in an effective, up-to-date and accurate manner
  • Receive and verify invoices against purchase orders, seeking approvals when necessary
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare batches of invoices for data entry
  • Manage the weekly cheque run; obtain Controller’s approval and appropriate sign-offs
  • Establish strong relationships with vendors and clients, and maintain updated vendor/client files
  • Maintain up-to-date billing system and various invoice procedures per client
  • Carry out consistent follow-up on collections each week, and record activities in a shared spreadsheet
  • Prepare daily bank deposits
  • Investigate and resolve customer queries through the reconciliation of accounts and process adjustments
  • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments, and other irregularities
  • Maintain accounts receivable customer files, both permanent and current orders
  • Communicate with customers via phone, email, mail or personally
  • Send out monthly statements to clients via email or mail
  • Provide various analysis reports on customer activity as requested
  • Answer telephone and electronic inquiries, relaying telephone calls and messages within the company
  • Assist Finance department with filing invoices, matching POs, and verifying billing
  • Other duties assigned by supervisor

Skills and Experience

  • At least 3-5 years of full-cycle accounting experience
  • University or college degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Work & Excel
  • Must have experience with Sage ERP and/or ACCPAC
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English