senior accounting analyst in waterloo

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waterloo, ontario
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Are you looking for a new opportunity in the Accounting Field? Do you have in-depth month-ending accounting experience? Do you live in or near the Waterloo area?

If those three questions apply to you, we have an excellent opportunity you will want to hear about! We are currently looking for a Senior Accounting Analyst to work a 3 month (minimum) assignment in our client's Waterloo office, working full time hours from Monday to Friday, and earning a competitive rate of $30 per hour. As a Senior Accounting Analyst, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

Accounting Process Owner
• Coordinate the accounting month-end close process including journal entries, journal entry review, revenue recognition, trial balance loads, system tie-out’s, etc.
• Ensure financials are produced accurately and timely
• Ownership of the SOX processes
• Balance sheet reconciliation preparation and review
• Apply GAAP knowledge to financials to address new standards and changes in the business
• Interface with FS accounting teams to ensure timely and accurate month end close
• Interface with FS FP&A team regarding current month results and items with forecast implications
• Primary contact for activities and questions related to RDM accounting
• Willingness to learn about the business to understand drivers of revenue and operating income

Continuous Process Improvement
• Identify and implement process improvements in the monthly accounting close
• Operate with a continuous improvement mindset
• Seek ways to reduce redundancies and drive efficiencies

Ad hoc support for business partners and other duties as determined by management.
• Collaboration with FP&A in analysis of business and support during budgeting process
• Ownership over audit activities
• Other projects and duties as assigned

• Gain experience working for one of the largest names in the small business solutions industry
• Work full time hours on a 3 month assignment (with potential for extension)
• Earn a competitive rate of up to $30 per hour (based on qualifications)
• Waterloo location

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelors in Accounting or Finance (or equivalent experience)
• 5+ relevant accounting experience
• Critical thinking skills
• Experience leading finance/accounting teams
• Experience owning the month end close process
• Experience with working in accounting software packages
• Must be able to work with a sense of urgency
• Ability to collaborate and influence cross functionally
• Ability to troubleshoot, identify the root cause of, develop and implement effective solutions to problems
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience in preparing summaries.
• Ability to challenge partners and be an effective steward of the finances of Deluxe Corporation
• Experience with MS Office applications, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Organized, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
• Experience in public accounting and/or CPA preferred, but not required


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