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Junior Accountant

Swift Current, Saskatchewan, CA

Company: S3

Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Published on 2022-05-11 23:39

S3 Group Ltd. is currently recruiting for a Junior Accountant to join our team at our offices in Swift Current, SK. This is a full-time position starting immediately.

Since 1966, our company has been designing and building specialized equipment, products, and custom components for end-users and other manufacturers around the world. We know that being a great place to work means far more than getting paid. S3 fosters a respectful, teamwork environment where ideas are valued and everyone contributes with significance.

The ideal candidate should have strong analytical skills with well-rounded overall experience in accounting. The Junior Accountant plays a key role in cost accounting, variance analysis, account reconciliations, and monthly journal entries. The job also centers on assisting with financial statement preparation, budgeting, GST/PST returns, receivables, and payables. This is great fit for someone looking to looking to join a dynamic and growing organization where they can have a positive impact on the team around them.

Duties (include but are not limited to):

  • Assist with the preparation, analysis and verification of accounting records, financial statements and reports
  • Prepare monthly journal entries
  • Perform monthly General Ledger reconciliations
  • Process and pay vendor invoices in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensure that all transactions are kept current, recorded accurately, and processed efficiently
  • Complete and submit GST and PST returns
  • Monthly financial statements and analysis, including budget vs actual analysis
  • Cost and production accounting, including monthly standard cost variance analysis, analysis of inventory and overhead allocation
  • Cash flow management, including forecasts and analysis.
  • Assist in preparing budgets and forecasts

Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline or an equivalent combination of related experience and education
  • Enrollment in CPA program considered an asset
  • 2+ years of accounting experience in an accounting or financial management role
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Impeccable analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to ask critical questions, verify data, and follow instructions
  • Proficiency with accounting software, MRP or ERP systems, as well as Microsoft Office Suite, including higher level skills in Word, Excel and Outlook

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