Accounting Associate - 1 Year Contract Position

Toronto (City), Ontario
To be determined based on experience
19 Sep 2019
19 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time

We are currently looking for an experienced Accounting Associate to work in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

To qualify for this position, the candidate must possess the qualifications:

Duties would include, but not be limited to:


  • Performs monthly close and reporting results to management, including tracking of expenditures and variance reporting.
  • Managing all GL activities, maintenance, account reconciliations, and monthly close processes.
  • Prepares monthly journal entries, reviews monthly results, and investigates significant variances.
  • Assists in evaluating and investigating financial transactions in preparation of financial statements and/or reports.
  • Assists in preparation of timely and accurate reporting of financial statements in compliance with governing accounting rules and regulations, including compliance
  • Coordinates in internal and external audits.
  • Evaluates and investigates financial reporting of certain transactions.
  • Promotes adherence to internal financial policies and procedures with proper internal checks and balances.
  • Consolidates financial data presented in various formats for financial analysis and reporting.

    Education And Experience Requirements
  • Canadian CPA, CGA, or B. Comm (or equivalent) and with other courses leading towards a professional designation being desirable.
  •  5-7 years of progressive financial accounting and reporting experience.
  • Very strong technical, analytical, communication, interpersonal skills and short learning curve.
  • Can work in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary environment
  • Sound understanding of processes and controls supporting the preparation of financial reports.
  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Payroll processing, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills.

Please forward your resume to:

While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.