Accountant

Role: Accountant – Financial Reporting Location: PwC– Remote – Work from Home Office Contract: 6 months

Your new company:
Our Client is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions

Your new role:
The Future of Finance Managed Services Accounting team creates the future of finance for our clients through accounting outsourcing by bringing exceptional people, creating leading practice accounting processes and using innovative technology. This role has the opportunity to work with highly skilled professionals and use various technology tools to create positive and lasting change as PwC transforms client’s corporate accounting groups together. What you'll need to succeed Responsibilities:
  • Preparing month-end workbooks and related journal entries, including accruals, revenue recognition, etc.
  • Preparing and/or reviewing bank reconciliations
  • Liaising with external auditors and GST filings
  • Preparing and/or reviewing financial (management) reports
  • Preparing financial statements in accordance with accounting standards (e.g. IFRS)
  • Performing other corporate accounting cycle functions as needed
  • An interest in using technology to streamline the above tasks through application of leading accounting practice and innovative technology (including using technology to import/capture transactional activity and using technology for preparing financial reports)
Experience:
  • 4+ years experience in a similar role
Education:
  • Post-secondary education such as university degree or college diploma, with focus in accounting.
  • CPA Designation or working towards obtaining a professional accounting designation (CPA) is preferable
Technical Skills:
  • Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets skills with the ability to use intermediate to advanced formulas to analyze and summarize data
  • Proficiency with the full set of Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite is an asset
  • Experience with Alteryx, Power BI or other data manipulation software is an asset
  • Experience with Xero is an asset
  • Experience in using technology to streamline accounting and finance function processes is desirable
Other Skills:
  • Strong oral and relationship skills are essential to interact effectively with clients. Demonstrated skills in report writing are essential, along with effective presentation abilities.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to develop creative and strategic solutions to issues
  • Takes ownership for own work’s quality, compliance and technical accuracy.
  • Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure own behavior and the behavior of others are consistent with these standards and align with the values of the organization.
  • Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in the allocated time and meet deadlines.
  • Execute duties with significant attention to detail and maintain high quality standards.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Communicates regularly and professionally with internal colleagues and is able to adapt communication to the specific need, interest and audience
  • Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Anticipates and prepares for responses or reactions of others with sensitivity and directness

What you'll get in return:
  • Remote working environment
  • Experience working for a leading financial insinuation

What you need to do now:
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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podsumowanie

Rodzaj pracy
Kontrakt
Branża/Sektor
Banking & Financial Services
Lokalizacja
Calgary
Obszar specjalizacji
Banking and Financial Services
Płaca
Competitive Salary
Nr ref.:
1102570

Skontaktuj się z konsultantem

Skontaktuj się Brigitte LaChapelle, Konsultant odpowiedzialny za tę rekrutację, znajduje się Toronto (EN)
8 King Street East, 20th Floor

Telefon: 4166401538

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