Senior Accountant

  • Category: Accounting / Finance
  • Location: Edmonton, AB
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time


Posted On: Apr 22, 2022

Senior Accountant  
Our client is searching for an outgoing Senior Accountant who will be excited to come in and work with an engaging team! The successful candidate should be familiar with full cycle accounting and have a desire to collaborate and assist other members of the organization, and not be afraid to make changes. If you are looking for a company with a great company culture, this may be the role for you!  
Your success will be defined by your ability to:
  • Perform the month-end close process including reconciliation of accounts, review of operations, investigation of discrepancies and preparation of financial statements
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual budgets
  • Prepare year-end working papers and corporate tax returns for external accountants
  • Assist with or provide reports to Senior Management and/or Board of Directors
  • Lead and provide oversight to the financial services team
  • Ensure compliance with provincial and federal government reporting requirements, filings and related payments
  • Develop and ensure policies, standards and procedures established for internal controls and record security are adhered to
  • Maintain accounting practices, processes and internal controls to ensure that reported results comply with applicable financial reporting standards
  • Review and streamline processes, identify areas for improvement, and implement action plans
  • Provide recommendations for changes and enhancements to business practices to senior management based on thorough analysis of financial performance data
  • Manage a team of several individuals to achieve required results within tight timelines
  • Manage a team of several individuals to achieve required results within tight timelines
  • Other special projects as assigned
Your strengths include:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum five (5) years of progressive accounting and financial experience
  • CPA designation is considered an asset
  • Ability to communicate to all audiences within the organization
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a collaborative team-oriented attitude
  • Leadership experience with direct and indirect reporting relationships
  • Works well in a fast-paced growth environment
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Experience with Microsoft NAV (preferred) and/or aptitude with other ERP/ financial systems
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills; including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
If you are interested in this role and meet the above criteria, please click the “Apply” button to send your resume directly to Snober Bains, CPA CA, or Jason Wong, CPA, CMA.  
Recruitment Partners Inc. is an Alberta-based, Alberta-focused recruitment firm. We are dedicated to building long-term relationships while securing top talent for Alberta’s best employers. At the heart of our efforts is a collaborative, consultative approach. We are proud of our team of consultants, who come with practical business experience, a strong network of professional contacts, and are focused on what is best for both clients and candidates. We will facilitate the best fit between client and candidate. This means reduced turnover, enhanced employee engagement, increased productivity, and customer satisfaction, and more.
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