General Accountant

May 8 2019
Industries Food, Catering, Beverage
Categories Accounting, Finance, Financial Accounting, Accounting technician
Saint-Laurent, QC

NaturSource Inc. is an established family business specializing in the production of authentic snacks and cereals since 1980. We are located in Ville St. Laurent close to highways and public transport. We are looking for a detail-oriented CA to temporarily assume the responsibility of our in-house accountant to cover a maternity leave for a period of one year.

The General Accountant is responsible for performing key accounting tasks for the company promptly and with a high level of accuracy. He/she will work in collaboration with all departments and external accountants to achieve his/her goals.

Duties include:

  • Perform month, quarter and year-end close processes
  • Prepare all periodic general entries including all accruals
  • Process all bank related agreement
  • Submit all government required filing on a timely basis
  • Produce reports required by Statistics Canada
  • Reconcile bank statement and all balance sheet items by month
  • Create product costing and quotations as needed by Sales
  • Conduct inventory count (incl. 3PL) every quarter and investigate/resolve any discrepancies
  • Verify all promotional programs are recorded and accrued accordingly
  • Review Customs broker's invoices for NAFTA and ensure they comply to government regulation
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting
  • Perform other duties as required / assigned by Financial Controller

Experience and Qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, CPA preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • Self-starter with attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Multi-tasking in a fast-past environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Intellectual curiosity
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