FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

Montreal

qualifications


INTRODUCTION

SAJO is a leading general contractor and project management firm specializing in interior retail construction. SAJO is also a full-service retail fixture resource firm that supplies value engineering, prototyping, manufacturing, and rollout management internationally.

 

SAJO is in search of dynamic individuals for the position of FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT.


QUALIFICATIONS

Reporting directly to the Financial Controller & Analyst, the Financial Accountant

will be responsible for the complete accounting cycle including:

 

  • Perform month end close of General Ledger
  • Analyze general ledger accounts and report variances
  • Perform monthly invoicing /chargebacks to affiliated companies
  • Responsible for coding and payment of professional fees and donations
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports
  • Liaise with Accounts Payable to ensure proper GL coding of invoices
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end audits and provide information to external auditors
  • Assist in annual preparation of budgets
  • Monitor budgets as well as budget control reports on a monthly basis
  • Ensure compliance with government sales tax (GST/QST) requirements
  • Prepare bank reconciliations, analysis and corrections
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information
  • Assist with development of accounting policies
  • Assist with automation of accounting procedures
  • Maintain and update electronic and paper filing system as needed

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a senior accountant responsible for the full accounting cycle
  • Professional working proficiency in both English and French (spoken and written)
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of J.D. Edwards accounting system is considered an asset

The ideal person stands out for their team spirit, self-motivation and ability to adapt. The senior financial accountant must have excellent technical skills and good organizational and time management skills. The person we are looking for is attentive to detail, analytical and has the ability to complete job duties with a high degree of accuracy.

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