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The Assistant Controller is responsible for providing accounting support in all areas of financial processes and reporting. The ideal candidate is more than just a numbers person, they have impeccable attention to detail, a desire to learn, technical know-how, and last but not least, the ideal candidate is incredibly organized while juggling multiple priorities.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Accounts Payable:

  • Code and post invoices
  • Ensure timely payment of invoices
  • Maintain electronic vendor files
  • Process team expense claims

Assist Director of Finance with Monthly Financial Statement Preparation:

  • Prepare and post journal entries
  • Analyze general ledger accounts
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts such as prepaids, bank accounts, etc.
  • Reconcile credit card statements to general ledger

Backup for Invoice Processing:

  • Prepare and post accounts receivable invoices
  • Respond to customer billing requests
  • Process customer payments and make bank deposits

Backup for Payroll Processing:

  • Extract payroll information and ensure it is transferred to payroll supplier
  • Prepare and process unplanned payroll payment requests
  • Prepare and post bi-weekly payroll journal entries

Data Management and Reporting:

  • Provide financial and customer reporting and analysis as required
  • Provide proactive insights based on customer financial data to assist the Customer
  • Success and Sales teams

Budgets:

  • Participate in the budgeting process including budget preparation
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting on actuals to budget

Other Duties and Tasks:  

  • Act as a department Subject Matter Expert (SME) for key technology/tools in the accounting department
  • Assist with preparations for audits
  • Prepare funding applications with required supporting documentation

Knowledge & Experience Requirements: 

  • Strong knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of accepted accounting principals
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse company
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
  • Experience in accounting software, preferably Sage
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Positive, upbeat attitude
  • Ability to spot efficiencies and willingness to implement changes when required
  • PowerBI experience would be an asset
  • AI platforms, such as Copilot and understanding of its applications in accounting processes would be an asset

Education and Experience Requirements: 

  • Post-secondary diploma with a focus in accounting or relevant work experience
  • A certificate in accounting would be considered an asset

KPIs:  

  • Accuracy of financial information and reporting
  • Timeliness of monthly close process
  • Days payables outstanding and alignment with purchase approval process
  • Other financial KPIs to be determined

Working Conditions & Physical Effort:  

  • Work schedule will be Monday to Friday 9-5 with a hybrid working model. Schedule of days to be worked in the office will fluctuate based on deadlines.
  • From time to time, you may have to work outside of regular hours
  • The call centre is a 24x7x365 operation and you will be required to occasionally provide emergency support after business hours

If this sounds like you, please send your resume and cover letter to jspurgeon@telelink.ca

To apply for this job email your details to jspurgeon@telelink.ca