Senior Accountant

Brantford, Ontario

Overview of Opportunity:

Utilizing hands-on accounting experience with an in-depth understanding of accounting principles and company practices, the Senior Staff Accountant will perform complex accounting activities.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain professional and company standards;
  • Working closely with management to prepare year end reporting packages;
  • Maintaining regular contact with Management and provide updates;
  • Communicate significant issues to manager and propose solutions when appropriate;
  • Identify, investigate and correct discrepancies/ irregularities in financial entries, documents and reports;
  • Comfortable with excel and various accounting packages:
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes;
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and training to junior team members;


  • Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or equivalent diploma or experience
  • Experience
    • Minimum 3-5 years experience in public accounting performing similar work;
  • Skills and Knowledge
    • Superior time management skills: working efficiently;
    • Comfortable with financial statements and posting journal entries:
    • Comfortable working through software modules, AP, AR, CM, JC and GL:
    • Solid understanding of business, accounting, and management principles;
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an ability to effectively convey messages and collect information;
    • High degree of professionalism and the ability to build rapport with peers and business contacts.
    • Experience with owner-managed, small to mid-size businesses;
    • Strong working knowledge of Sage 300 and Yardi would be an asset;
    • Experience in the ICI Construction and Development Industry would be an asset.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including:
    • Group RRSP matching
    • Health and dental benefits

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