Accounting Clerk

  • Consys Group Inc.
  • 980 Adelaide St S, London, ON, Canada
  • Aug 09, 2021

Job Description

Position Overview

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Accounting Clerk is responsible for accurate entry, review, processing and reconciliation of a variety of financial information for the Company.  Ensuring that information is organized, accurate and available to the Financial Controller and Senior Leadership team as needed is critical.  The Accounting Clerk will work both collaboratively and independently with internal and external stakeholders in a professional and supportive manner.  A familiarity and comfort level working in a growing, entrepreneurial firm is necessary for success in this role.  An inquisitive mind and ability to respectfully bring forth continuous improvement ideas is expected.

Key Accountabilities
  • Assist in preparation of the monthly accounting/journal entries for various departments as required
  • Completion of various daily/weekly/monthly tasks as assigned
  • Full Accounts Receivable activities including:
    • Handling client payments via Cheque, Credit Card (ConnectBooster), ETF / Wire / Direct Deposit
    • Appropriate follow-up for extended AR and aged accounts
  • Full Accounts Payable activities including:
    • Processing supplier invoices using ReceiptBank/Dext
    • Handling payments via Credit Cards, Cheque, Wire Transfers, ETFs (Plooto), E-transfers
  • Competent use of QuickBooks (online), ConnectWise/ConnectBooster, Plooto, ReceiptBank/Dext
  • Liase with external accounting firm regarding:
    • Bank account reconciliations
    • Credit card reconciliations
    • HST/GST Remittance and Filing
    • EHT & WSIB remittance
  •  Handle select reconciliations as assigned
  • Actively contribute to a positive, collaborative work culture through professional communication with all departments and staff members

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • University degree or College Diploma in Finance and/or accounting discipline or equivalent experience as determined by Consys Group.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in accounting role, preferably in Technology or similar industry.
  • Must have strong financial literacy, numeracy and mathematical skills
  • Well-developed knowledge of accounting principles and best practices, specifically in the areas of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and month and year end processing.
  • Interest and ability to identify process/policy/procedure gaps related to continuous improvement, risk mitigation and internal controls to improve the accounting function.
  • Technologically literate and confident using various software applications and platforms related to Finance and Accounting.
  • Exceptional analysis skills and ability to find, identify and communicate trends, patterns, discrepancies, solutions, recommendations, and areas of concern to Management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate professionally with all stakeholders including explaining, at times, complex contract information to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Utilizes Emotional Intelligence to lead self and others in the delivery of exceptional service and results while upholding the Company’s values.

Working conditions

This position operates out of an office environment with moderate exposure to mental demands and psychological effort related to overall functional/departmental responsibility, concentration, and people management.  The role has limited exposure to and minimal requirements for physical demands related to routine sitting, standing, walking, computer operation and handling of workplace documentation.

Consys Group Inc retains the right to alter any and all content and expectations detailed within this Position Description to meet operational, and client needs and to ensure optimal business continuity.  Alterations directly impacting an incumbent, will be provided in writing in adherence with applicable legislation.