Accounting Associate - Grimsby, ON in Grimsby at Volt

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

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    68 weeks
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    Volt Branch

Job Description

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees. We are a Six Sigma company that also offers many direct hire, full-time positions.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Volt Workforce Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We are currently looking to hire an Accounting Associate for one of our clients in the financial services industry located in Grimsby, ON. This is a 17 months contract that starts as soon as possible and will go until February 2019.

Hours per week: 40 hours

Role Responsibilities:

  • Performs highly-complex clerical accounting duties involving routine and non-routine calculations and analysis, reconciliations, verifications, and postings while ensuring accuracy and validity in the accounting processes.
  • Maintains and processes accounting transactions to assist with accurate financial reporting.
  • Reconciles the more complex accounts, identifies discrepancies found, and provides the corrective action to be taken.
  • Communicates with others within the department or outside of the work area (employees, customers, suppliers) in order to exchange information and to answer questions or resolve issues.
  • Assists with month end close activities and preparing financial exhibits. Prepares various financial reports.

Basic Requirements:

  • Minimum College Diploma in Accounting
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Must have Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel skills (VLOOKUP’s, pivot tables, SUMIF's etc. and must able to read and rationalize formulas)
  • Basic knowledge of accruals
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Hours of work flexible between 7am-6pm.