Accounting Associate

MiQ Digital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Role: Accounting Associate

Location: Toronto


This is a 6-month contract opportunity to work with a leading programmatic media partner for markerters and agencies.

You will join a global company with a global culture to match. We live and breathe our MiQ values in order to help businesses win and support our employees' professional and personal development.

As a member of the Finance team, you will be supporting the month-end cycle and preparing balance sheet reconciliations. You will be in the unique position to work closely with individuals from other departments including Sales, Trading, Account Management and Marketing; not only within Canada but across our global footprint. The Accounting Associate will have the opportunity to implement process improvements and drive automation initiatives for the department.

This is a newly created position due to growth that will allow progression into a growing team. An amazing opportunity for a CPA student to gain their experience in an exciting work environment.


We're MiQ, a programmatic media partner for marketers and agencies.

We connect data from multiple sources to do interesting, exciting, business-problem-solving things for our clients. We're experts in data science, analytics and programmatic trading, and we're always ready to react and solve challenges quickly, to make sure our clients are always spending their media investments on the right things in the right places.

Our business keeps growing and our company keeps getting better because we keep hiring smart new people.

People who can challenge conventions and shake things up. People who want to connect with people all over the world to make great things happen. People who are as excited by the opportunities of programmatic marketing as us.

If that sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.



At MiQ, we firmly believe that our values bring us together. That said, we're looking for someone who is aligned with our values below.
  • Passion - We love and live what we do
  • Determination - We always find a way to 'figure it out'
  • Unity - We hold each other accountable. We win and lose as a team.
  • Agility - We anticipate the unexpected, embrace and adapt to change
  • Courage - We dare to think unconventionally


Your main responsibilities will include:
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of various balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare monthly journals such as depreciation, amortization of prepayments, foreign exchange conversion, and other liability accruals
  • Support the calculation and preparation of the monthly GST/HST remittances
  • Support the accounts payable cycle by assisting with invoice posting and maintaining vendor relationships
  • Assist with the review of employee expense reports for compliance to company policies
  • Liaise with US and UK counterparts to deliver on department objectives
  • Identify and implement process improvements and drive automation
  • Complete ad-hoc tasks

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • Strong interest in Accounting, ideally pursuing a CPA
  • Experience with accounting software an asset
  • Knowledge of full-cycle accounting
  • Strong Excel skills with the ability to develop and maintain spreadsheets
  • High attention to detail with a commitment to quality and accountability
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and stay organized in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to problem-solve, work independently, and identify potential risks
  • Eager to learn new systems, technologies, and advertising techniques
  • Flexible and adaptable as a team player with strong communication skills
  • A can-do attitude to provide energy, drive and enthusiasm
  • A dream to grow your career as the company scales
  • Alignment with MiQ's core values



At MiQ, we don't just accept the differences of our people, it is what builds us as a community. MiQ is very proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Inclusion and diversity are core values at MiQ. Ensuring that we have a workplace which is safe and comfortable for everyone and embraces different ideas, different positions, and different people from all backgrounds is critically important to us. We are looking for passionate and determined people to join our team.

  • Health benefits - covering medical, dental, vision with HSA
  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Generous PTO policy in addition to paid holidays
  • Continuous education and training
  • An open office and casual work atmosphere

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