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General Accountant / Bookkeeper at BGI

General Accountant / Bookkeeper

Ancaster, ON

JOB SUMMARY - this job is located at 1343 Sandhill Drive, Ancaster

We are seeking to employ individuals who value humility, seek understanding and strive towards continuous improvement. We value our employees as they are our most valuable asset as we work to serve our community and industry partners with a high standard of excellence. 

We offer health & dental, RRSP matching, $450 health and wellness bonus, employee assistance plan, regular company events and a rewards and recognition program. 

The General Accountant will perform various accounting functions reporting to our Controller. The individual will have knowledge in accounting, have good problem-solving abilities and the ability to work well within a team.

KEY RESPONSIBITLIES

· Interpret financial data to assist in operational decision-making

· Month-end close reporting and reconciliation

· General Ledger account reconciliations/analysis

· Bank account reconciliations

· Accounts receivable/payable analysis

· Cash management

· Payroll processing

· Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

· Post-secondary education with an accounting focus

· Knowledge of accounting and ASPE

· 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role

· In depth knowledge of accounting software (e.g. SAGE 50 / Quickbooks)

· High level of proficiency in Excel

· Quick to become comfortable with new software

· Detail-oriented and problem-solving abilities

· Good communication skills and positive attitude

SCHEDULE & WORKING CONDITIONS

· Monday to Friday

· Office environment, long periods of time sitting behind a desk