Accounting Clerk

by Consys Group

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Nov 21, 2021
Consys Group

Job Description


Accounting Clerk
 

Job Overview:

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Accounting Clerk is responsible for accurate entry, review, processing and reconciliation of a variety of financial information for the Company. Ensuring that information is organized, accurate and available to the Financial Controller and Senior Leadership team as needed is critical. The Accounting Clerk will work both collaboratively and independently with internal and external stakeholders in a professional and supportive manner. A familiarity and comfort level working in a growing, entrepreneurial firm is necessary for success in this role. An inquisitive mind and ability to respectfully bring forth continuous improvement ideas is expected.

 

Key Accountabilities:

• Full Accounts Receivable activities including:
  o Handling client payments via Cheque, Credit Card (ConnectBooster), ETF / Wire / Direct Deposit
  o Appropriate follow-up for extended AR and aged accounts
• Full Accounts Payable activities including:
  o Processing supplier invoices using Dext
  o Handling payments via Credit Cards, Cheque, Wire Transfers, ETFs, E-transfers
• Assist in preparation of the monthly accounting/journal entries for various departments as required
• Completion of various daily/weekly/monthly tasks as assigned
• Competent use of QuickBooks (online), ConnectWise/ConnectBooster, Dext
• Liaise with external accounting firm regarding

  o Bank account reconciliations

  o Credit card reconciliations
  o HST/GST Remittance and Filing
  o EHT & WSIB remittance
• Handle select reconciliations as assigned
• Actively contribute to a positive, collaborative work culture through professional communication with all departments and staff members

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
• University degree or College Diploma in Finance and/or accounting discipline or equivalent experience as determined by Consys Group.
• Minimum 3 years' experience in accounting role, preferably in Technology or similar industry.
• Must have experience using QuickBooks Online
• Must have strong financial literacy, numeracy and mathematical skills
• Well-developed knowledge of accounting principles and best practices, specifically in the areas of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and month and year end processing.
• Interest and ability to identify process/policy/procedure gaps related to continuous improvement, risk mitigation and internal controls to improve the accounting function.
• Technologically literate and confident using various software applications and platforms related to Finance and Accounting.
• Exceptional analysis skills and ability to find, identify and communicate trends, patterns, discrepancies, solutions, recommendations, and areas of concern to Management
• Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate professionally with all stakeholders including explaining, at times, complex contract information to non-financial stakeholders.
• Utilizes Emotional Intelligence to lead self and others in the delivery of exceptional service and results while upholding the Company’s values.


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