Accountant

Full Time | Winnipeg Fort Garry NE University of Manitoba, MANITOBA | about 1 month

Job Summary

Full Time

Job Description


Our Finance headquarters are located in Winnipeg, Canada where the accounting function is performed centrally for our facilities in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Generating over $3.0 billion in sales, the successful candidate will be exposed to accounting and operations on a global scale and build the unique knowledge and expertise of one of the world’s largest independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers.

Position Overview
Performs professional accounting work in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and reporting requirements.  Performs a variety of accounting functions including maintaining the general ledger, assisting in preparing income and balance sheet statements, and detailed analysis of transactions or balances.

Specific Accountabilities
- Classifies and/or reviews recording of routine to complex accounting transactions.
-Prepares financial reports in a timely and accurate manner.
- Performs reconciliation of accounts from the general ledger and prepares "correcting journal entries" as required.
- Prepares and updates documentation of account descriptions, transaction processing and system processes.
-Ensures accounting systems and procedures are in compliance with company policies, acceptable accounting practices and applicable regulations.
-Identifies accounting problems, researches possible solutions, forms conclusions to present to members of the management team or other individuals involved and processes corrections accordingly.
-Interacts with and advises various functional groups and remote locations in order to correct problem situations.
- Assists with the preparation of month-end and year-end closings.
-Assists in the preparation of working papers for periodic government, external or internal audits.
-Produces a variety of ad-hoc reporting.  Assists in preparation of reports for external reporting requirements.

-Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices.
-Working knowledge of integrated financial systems.
-Good planning, organizational, analytical, interpersonal, decision making, oral and written communication skills.
-Excellent excel skills along with working knowledge of Oracle.
-University degree in commerce, business administration, economics, or related field; or equivalent.
-Holds a  Professional Cccounting  Designation (CA, CMA, CGA, or CPA); or equivalent.


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