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Accounting Assistant - AP

  • Location

    Richmond, Canada

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Contact:

    Jim Huynh

  • Salary high:

    999999

  • Salary low:

    45000

  • Job ref:

    4256

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-02-27

  • Consultant:

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Horizon Recruitment is conducting a search for an Accounting Assistant for a large manufacturing company with geographically dispersed operations. Our client is an ever growing player in their industry and offers an excellent opportunity for a career oriented accountant with a "can do" attitude. While the role will be initially focused on accounts payable, this person will be expected to contribute in other areas of accounting and support the Accounting Manager.

Description:

  • Match, code and enter invoices in multiple ERP systems
  • Responsible for weekly cheque runs
  • Ensure that Accounts Payable, general ledger accounts and sub ledgers are reconciled at the end of each period; investigate discrepancies and follow up accordingly
  • Ensure all invoices are processed in a timely fashion, follow up with plant personnel and vendors for pending invoices.
  • Support operations staff with inventory reconciliations and maintain inventory sub ledgers
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Post journal entries and update continuity schedules (prepaid accounts, accrued liabilities)
  • Assist the accounting and finance team with period end tasks as required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Accounting

  • Enrollment in the CPA program is an asset

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an AP role

  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Excel

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.