Accounting Associate - Grimsby, ON in Grimsby at Volt

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Grimsby
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    7/18/2018
  • Job ID:
    121559
  • Pay Rate
    $16.15 - $16.15/Hour
  • Contact Name
    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 Canada 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 - Agricultural and Farming equipment industry services industry located in Grimsby, ON. This is a 12 months contract that starts on July 16th 2018 and will go until July 12th 2019, with the possibility of extension.

Job Description 

  • Client: in the Financial - Agricultural and Farming equipment industry services
  • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
  • Title: Accounting Associate II
  • Location:  Grimsby, ON, CAN L3M 4H5
  • Term: 07/16/2018 to 07/12/2019 (Approximately a 12 months assignment with the possibility of extension)
  • Shift: ** The hours of work are 8am to 4:30pm -Mon-Fri **
  • Pay Rate: $16.15/hr (T4) + Benefits available

MAJOR PURPOSE: 

  • Performs 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.
  • Requires limited work direction.
  • Duties:
    • 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.
    • Assists with month end close activities and preparing financial exhibits.
    • 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.
    • Prepares various financial reports.

**MUST be able to complete a key testing Assessment online for speed AND accuracy  via email, which will be sent to you after your consent**

  • Seeking an Accounting Associate with 2-3 years’ experience.
  • This position will require strong MS EXCEL skills for analysis and review of time and expenses, as well as experience creating templates or models. Will be required to audit and approve time and expenses along with other administrative and filing duties as required.
  • Strong Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Word, date entry (key in numbers accurately)
  • Understanding of accounting fundamentals, such as debits, credits, accounts receivable, GL reconciliations, accounts payable, etc.
  • Positive attitude and desire to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to Prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • Must have Strong communication skills in English (written/spoken)
  • Must be able to support the Hours of work typically from Mon-Fri between 8am-4:30pm EST
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and some over time is required during month-ends.
  • Assets:
    • Diploma in (Business/Management/Accounting) or equivalent experience.