Accounting Assistant is responsible for transaction accounting functions of Central Island Company Ops with providing support mainly for Port Alberni and the Senior Division Accountant. To provide backup for Assistant Accountant, AP, and hourly Payroll.
Month end journal entries and balance sheet and sub ledger reconciliations;
Weekly and monthly reporting;
Work directly with operational and finance personnel across the business;
Prepare ad hoc reports for management as needed;
Support Division Accountants with tracking performance of various projects and KPIs, and optimization analysis; and
Other duties that may be assigned.
Education and Experience
Enrollment in the CPA accounting designation program would be considered an asset.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
Well-developed communication skills, both verbal and written;
A good working knowledge of MS Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word);
Detail focused and strong ability to multi-task with strong organizational skills;
Ability to work with tight deadlines and prioritize tasks;
Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization, including building relationships with customers and government agencies;
Demonstrates knowledge of full cycle accounting; and
Experience in a financial and/or business services capacity.