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Senior Accountant

  • Location

    Burnaby, Canada

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Contact:

    Lauren LaBrosse

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    72500

  • Job ref:

    4237

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-02-13

  • Consultant:

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is seeking a Senior Accountant for a large public sector team with a focus on Accounts Receivable. You will have strong team management experience and a process improvement mindset. This role requires extensive leadership and communication with internal and external customers in a very high volume and fast paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic planning and coordination with other key departments for improved processes for organization wide billing and accounts receivable
  • Drive the team to reach processing objectives while ensuring adherence to internal controls and with a strong focus on customer service
  • Oversight of related aspects of the Billing Information Systems, including day end/period end close
  • Direction and mentoring of a large team of union and non union staff including staff development, performance reviews and general leadership to the supervision staff and rest of the team.
  • Ability to troubleshoot between Information Systems and General Ledger
  • Provide advice and expertise to the billing and accounts receivable teams
  • Ensure that all related policies and procedures are up-to-date, relevant and followed
  • Positively represent the accounting department with all internal customers

Requirements

  • Recognized accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
  • 5+ years in a related role working in complex automated environments, understanding of data flow and information systems
  • Strong understanding of full billing cycle including AR, collections and billings coupled with strong process improvement experience (identification and implementation of process changes)
  • Experience managing a large team with a preference for specific experience in union environments (team of at least 5+ people)
  • Customer service focus coupled with excellent written and verbal communication skills

**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