Assistant Accountant

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Job Summary

Deliver financial, accounting and administrative support services in order to meet policies and procedures of the organization and legal requirements

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

The Successful candidate will be responsible for 

a.     Administering and monitoring financial systems, i.e.

  • Assist with preparation of budget
  • Implement financial policies and procedures
  • Establish and maintain cash controls
  • Establish, maintain and reconcile the general ledger
  • Monitor cash reserves and investments
  • Complies with national financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Accounts Payable, includes processing invoices, following up with vendors and resolving discrepancies in a timely manner. Vendor maintenance in accounting software.
  • Accounts Receivable, including processing payments, producing statement of accounts, collections on overdue accounts and account reconciliation when required. Customer maintenance in accounting software.
  • Banking, processing bank deposits, including trips to the bank. All associated finance entries. Prepare and reconcile bank statements 
  • Processing Employee expense reports, verifying expenses are within the company guidelines, correcting errors, questioning abnormal expenses and entering into the finance system.
  • Invoice creation and distribution when required.
  • Filing and records retention
  • Assisting with Monthly and Year End tasks including annual audits.
  • Assist with Special projects as required

b.     Administering payroll

  • Calculate employee salaries, deductions and contributions
  • Enter payroll information into the computerized accounting system
  • Calculate source and miscellaneous deductions
  • Process pay cheques
  • Update leave and lieu time
  • Prepare, review and file payroll summaries, journals and reports
  • Issue Records of Employment 

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