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toronto, ontario
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Do you have previous accounting experience in a large organization? Are you familiar resolving complex accounting issues requiring collaboration from stakeholders throughout the company? If so we have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are currently looking for an Accountant to work an 8 month assignment in our clients North York office. In this role as an Accountant you will work full time hours from Monday to Friday and earn a rate of up to $31 per hour (based on qualifications) and be responsible for the following:

• Preparing consolidated quarterly and annual external financial package
• Complex accounting and accounting research analysis for the Operational Accounting group
• Liaison between various groups enterprise wide to resolve accounting issues
• Assist in the preparation and coordination of the quarterly and annual financial package, including Financial Statements, Management’s Discussion and Analysis, Earnings Coverage Ratio and other OSC filings as needed
• Prepare unconsolidated annual financial statements for statutory and tax filing purposes
• Research and collaborate with the Operational Accounting Group, Accounting Research Expert Group and other business units on accounting issues as they arise, including assessing, documenting, resolving and communicating the accounting, disclosure and regulatory implications on company financial statements and the accompanying notes
• Coordinate and prepare consolidated quarterly impairment analysis, balance sheet analysis, contract review checklist and other key schedules as required
• Ongoing support of ad hoc requests and special projects, as the business and accounting environment is continuously evolving
• Ensure controls and processes are properly maintained and SOX compliance is achieved

• Gain experience working for one of Canada's leading Energy companies
• Work full time hours on an 8 month assignment
• Earn a competitive rate of up to $31 per hour
• North York Location

• University degree in a business or accounting program
• Professional accounting designation (CPA) with 5+ years post qualification experience
• Working knowledge of US GAAP
• Experience in Technical Accounting/Accounting Research role
• Experience in External Financial Reporting role
• Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
• Ability to lead work on various projects concurrently
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Proven oral and written communication skills both to technical and non-technical stakeholders including being able to present to senior management
• Proven interpersonal skills in dealing with and obtaining cooperation from others
• High level of personal and professional integrity
• Willing to work under pressure and some overtime to meet tight deadlines


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Randstad Professionals Canada
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