Kelly Services Accountung Specialist in North York, Canada

Kelly Services is currently recruiting an Accounting Specialist to work for our prestigious client in the Energy transportation industry, located in North York.


  • Prepare, review and approve journal entries, reconciliations and analysis and trial balance on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy and completeness of transactions recorded

  • Research and collaborate with Accounting Research Expert Group and other business units on accounting issues as they arise, including assessing, documenting, resolving and communicating the accounting, disclosure, especially those analysis based on local materiality for GPT entities

  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of US GAAP

  • Prepare unconsolidated quarterly and annual financial statements for tax equity partners

  • Coordinate and prepare consolidated Power quarterly impairment analysis, revenue recognition, related party, contract review checklist and other key schedules as required

  • Synthesize accounting issues and be able to explain their impacts to management and auditors

  • Ensure departmental SOX compliance and effective management of SOX documents and evidence

  • Provide support to Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) and business partners

  • Identify & provide recommendation for process improvements through a review of accounts and associated process

  • Provide support to the business for any new or unusual transactions occur to ensure the processes and accounting is accurate and complete

  • Back up to Power Accounting Financial Advisor or Supervisor, Power Operational Accounting as required

  • Other tasks as may be assigned


  • University degree in a business or accounting program

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) with 5+ years post qualification experience. Total years of applicable work experience is 9+ years.

  • Working knowledge of US GAAP

  • Experience in Technical Accounting/Accounting Research role

  • Experience in External Financial Reporting role an asset

  • Familiarity with Oracle, Hyperion Smartview

  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail

  • Strong computer skills; experience with various financial accounting systems and applications

  • Ability to lead work on various projects concurrently

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Proven oral and written communication skills both to technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Willing to work under pressure and some overtime to meet tight deadlines

Important information: These positions are recruited for by a remote Kelly office, NOT your local Kelly branch. Please apply directly to the posting.

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