General Accountant

  • EllisDon
  • 2045 Oxford Street East , London, ON, Canada
  • Aug 10, 2018
Full-time / Permanent Accounting/Finance

Job Description

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Thinking about a change?

We recognize that the construction industry is changing at a rapid pace and we continually strive to be at the forefront. Our core values empower people to deliver great careers and develop creative solutions for complex problems on some of the most intricate projects. It doesn’t matter what your expertise and craft is – there are no boundaries. We are a group of leading professionals with a variety of expertise: engineers, investment bankers, superintendents, estimators, software engineers, accountants, lawyers, marketing and communications consultants, sustainability professionals, and project managers. As you can see, we are a diverse bunch.

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You as a General Accountant will:


    • Perform day-to-day accounting functions for the timeshare resort wholly-owned by EllisDon, including accounting for sales contracts, monitoring accounts receivable and processing cash receipts, maintaining and reconciling villa inventory records, and providing ongoing support to the Timeshare sales and accounting team
    • Perform monthly internal reporting to Head Office including the preparation of monthly financial statements and financial statement analysis for the Timeshare Resort
    • Assist with the annual external audit by preparing year-end working papers and providing supporting documentation throughout the audit process
    • Perform various tasks to assist with the month-end reporting for EllisDon, including monitoring and reconciling general ledger accounts, preparing and recording journal entries, and performing other required accounting functions and analysis


Is this the right role for you?

  • You have a strong accounting background and either you hold a CPA designation, or you are enrolled as a CPA student member actively pursuing a CPA designation with a minimum of 2 years working in Public Accounting.
  • You are a well-organized and detail oriented individual able to work as part of a team in a dynamic fast paced environment.  
  • You have excellent communication skills and possess strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel.
  • You are a highly technical accountant that has a strong attention to details that can offer process improvements and innovative solutions.


EllisDon is proud to provide this unique career opportunity within a progressive environment with continuous learning and opportunity for growth, as well as a competitive compensation package.          

Go ahead and be yourself. We'll pay you for it!

We are an equal opportunity employer. While only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview, be sure to continually check our website for other related positions as they are posted.

?Accommodation for Applicants will be made during the recruitment process when requested.

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