Kelly Services Corporate Accountant needed for 1 year contract in Toronto, Canada
Our client, a Leader in Gas Distribution is looking for a Corporate Accountant for a 1 year contract for their North York location.
Specific accountabilities as it relates to GPT operational accounting include:
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 mateno riality 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
Responsible for identifying and helping to resolve/escalate any potential accounting issues to ensure timely resolution and accurate financial information in general ledger
Ensure controls and processes are adhered to
Provide operational accounting support to the US and Canadian assets within the Green Power and Transmission Group
Pressure to deliver timely and accurate financial information and meet tight financial close and reporting deadlines
Continuous increase in size, diversity and complexity of operations and regulations
Close attention to working relationships with other departments and other BUs that legally own certain Green Energy assets
Contacts (Working Relationships)
GPT Operational teams – work with regularly in order to obtain various financial/operational information requests
GPT FP&A team – provide deliverables to assist with monthly/quarterly earnings packages and assist in providing accounting expertise as needed
Corporate Accounting – communication required for month-end close, communicating potential accounting issues, and work through hand off of GPT assets when moving from development to operational.
Accounting Research Expert Group – coordinate research items and lead enterprise wide accounting research projects as needed
External Auditors – assist with quarterly reviews and annual audits
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
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
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
Proven interpersonal skills in dealing with and obtaining cooperation from others
High level of personal and professional integrity
Willing to work under pressure and some overtime to meet tight deadlines
- Familiarity with Oracle, Hyperion Smartview
What we can offer!
Great working environments!
Prompt, weekly pay
Access to free, on-line training including software programs. Upgrade your software skills for free while working for Kelly!
Resume and interview coaching. We’ll help you improve your employment opportunities!
Important information: These positions are recruited for by a remote Kelly office, NOT your local Kelly branch.
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