Junior Accountant

Peoples Group - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Do you have fabulous communication skills? Is accuracy your super power? Do you have accounts payable experience?

Then this is the role for you!

About Peoples Group:
Peoples Group is a boutique Financial Institution with offices located in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal that has been in the Canadian marketplace for over 30 years.

Our focus is on exceeding our customer’s expectations by providing exceptional customer service backed by extensive product knowledge and experience. We believe that people come first, everyone has strengths, and work should be inspiring, challenging, and fun.

When we opened our doors in 1985, our specialty was the origination of Residential and Multi-family mortgage products and the provision of short and long term guaranteed investment products. Since then, we have significantly grown our team and product line to provide innovative solutions for our clients, backed by years of industry expertise and rates which are consistently among the best in Canada.

The Peoples Group Brands:
Peoples Trust® – As a federally chartered financial institution, we specialize in Credit and Business Development, Conventional, CMHC and Single-Family Lending Services, Mortgage-Backed Securities, Banking, Servicing and Administration, Social Housing, Deposit Services for short and long term GIC’s, RRSP’s, TFSA’s and high rate e-Savings accounts with online banking convenience.
Peoples Card Services® – A leading issuer of Visa® and MasterCard® credit and prepaid cards, we are recognized as a pioneer and innovator of card programs cards in Canada. Last year we issued 30+ million cards in 750+ programs across Canada, totaling more than $1.2 billion loads.
Peoples Payment Solutions® – Providing a ‘one stop solution’ for merchants in Canada in partnership with sponsored Independent Sales Organizations (ISO’s), Payment Facilitators, and Processors with connections to Visa®, MasterCard®, Discover® and Interac®.
Peoples Trust Financial™ – The Peoples Trust Secured MasterCard® Credit Rebuilder card, helps Canadians build or rebuild their credit rating while enjoying the benefits of having a low-interest credit card. The Secured Card referral program offers professionals a credit repair solution for their clients, while offering a commission for every approved application.
Under the direction of the Assistant Manager Accounting Operations, the Junior Accountant is primarily responsible for Accounts Payable, posting of GL entries, prepare bank deposits, reconciling of assigned accounts, and liaising with the Companies’ bank to resolve routine account administration issues.

The incumbent may be asked to cover some of the tasks of other team members in their absence. Additional responsibilities may be delegated periodically by the Assistant Manager Accounting Operations.

What you will do:
Responsible for Accounts Payable, which involves the timely payment of all office invoices, ensuring that each invoice is processed according to policy and procedures
Prepare adjusting entries for amortization of prepaids
Prepare journal entries for expense claims and corporate credit cards
Prepare bank deposits
Prepare assigned G/L reconciliations and sub ledger reports
Prepare assigned month-end journals
Assist with accounting projects
General admin support duties

Qualifications
Skills
Preferred
Strong Work Ethic Expert
Excellent Time Management Expert
Exceptional Organizational Skills Expert
Attention to Detail Expert
Advanced Microsoft Office Expert
Excellent Verbal Communicator Expert
Excellent Written Communication Expert
Experience
Preferred

Minimum 2 years work experience in an accounting related role, preferably within the financial services industry
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to complete tasks quickly with a high level of accuracy and has a sense of
Experience with journal preparation and account reconciliations