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Job ID SENIO029695 Date posted 05/14/2024 Location Mississauga , Ontario Position Type Full Time

Position Overview

Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the Senior Accountant role is responsible for ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of Encore Canada’s financial data. This includes auditing commission calculations, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing financial reports, assisting with audit and tax preparations, and performing other accounting duties as assigned. In addition to day-to-day functions, this role will take on special projects assigned by leadership in all areas of accounting to meet management’s needs. This position requires excellent communication skills as well as strong organization skills to successfully manage the monthly volume of transactions. 

Key Job Responsibilities 

Month End Close

  • Complete journal entries for all areas assigned, as required, within the close calendar deadlines. 
  • Maintain schedules and post accruals for month end reporting, including revenue-based venue incentives. 
  • Analyze results for all areas assigned to identify issues and contribute to a timely and appropriate resolution. 

Account Analysis and Reconciliations

  • Research and analyze location income statement and general ledger accounts per requests from hotel directors and management.   
  • Correct problems such as miscoding or improperly booked entries. 
  • Perform account reconciliations for a portion of the balance sheet as assigned. 
  • Support our customer base with reconciliation of commission for venues and third-party contracts. 

Accounting Support 

  • Perform other duties as assigned from the General Accounting Department.  
  • Prepare select information for tax returns, assist with audit preparation as required. 
  • Contribute to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs, and procedures. 
  • Support the maintenance of the financial and billing systems, including chart of accounts and commission structures. 

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum of a BA in Accounting or Finance. 
  • 3-5 years’ experience working in an accounting department. 
  • Working knowledge of all accounting functions and related principles (including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll and General Ledger). 
  • Expert level working knowledge of Excel. 
  • High level of detail and accuracy when responding to requests as well as financial reporting. 
  • Completion or current enrollment in CPA program an asset. 

Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking 
  • Communication  
  • Decision Making 
  • Relationship Management 

Physical Requirements

Physical Requirements

Hours Per Day

Lifting Requirements

Frequency

Sitting 

6-8 Hours 

Lifting      0 - 15 lbs.* 

Frequently 

Standing 

2-3 Hours 

Lifting      16 – 50 lbs.* 

Occasionally 

Walking 

0-1 Hours 

Lifting      51 - 100 lbs. 

Never 

Stooping 

0-1 Hours 

Lifting      Over 100 lbs. 

Never 

Crawling 

0-1 Hours 

Kneeling 

0-1 Hours 

Carrying Requirements

Frequency

Bending 

0-1 Hours 

Carrying      0 - 15 lbs.* 

Frequently 

Reaching (above your head) 

0-1 Hours 

Carrying      16 – 50 lbs.* 

Occasionally 

Climbing 

0-1 Hours 

Carrying      51 - 100 lbs. 

Never 

Grasping 

0-1 Hours 

Carrying      Over 100 lbs. 

Never 

Auditory/Visual Requirements

Frequency

Pushing/Pulling Requirements

Frequency

Close Vision 

Continuously 

Pushing/Pulling      0 - 15 lbs.* 

Occasionally 

Distance Vision 

Frequently 

Pushing/Pulling      16 – 50 lbs.* 

Occasionally 

Colour Vision 

Continuously 

Pushing/Pulling      51 - 100 lbs.* 

Never 

Peripheral Vision 

Occasionally 

Pushing/Pulling      Over 100 lbs. 

Never 

Depth Perception 

Occasionally 

*Identifies the physical requirements that team members perform without assistance.  

Hearing 

Continuously 

Team members must be able to meet the physical demands above in order to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   

Work Environment

Work is performed primarily in an office environment or from your home office depending on circumstances, and every effort will be made to accommodate the employee and employer. Team members must adhere to appearance guidelines as defined by Encore based in an office environment and when traveling. 

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Benefits

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