Accountant

Negotiable
09 May 2018

JOB DESCRIPTION


Accountant - Red Deer
Alberta based manufacturing company is currently looking for an efficient and driven Accountant for a permanent role located in Red Deer, Alberta.
You will be responsible for heading the finance department and reporting directly to Senior Management. The successful applicant will have thorough understanding of accounting principles and will have prior experience with tax issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare accurate, timely financial statements
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations
  • Analyse financial statements for discrepancies and other issues
  • Review all inter-company transactions and generate invoices
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Provide accounting support for Canadian and US operations
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Liaise with other departments to improve financial procedures


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA designation or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in general or tax accounting
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Familiarity with full cycle accounting and financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems and computer programs

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

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