Accounting Clerk

Ground Floor Industries - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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GFI, Ground Floor Industries, is a small team experiencing rapid growth. As our business continues to grow, we are looking for a: Accounting Clerk preferably with experience in construction accounting We are looking for an individual with office/business management and full-cycle accounting experience and expertise. The perfect candidate will join us during this rapid growth period and deliver their technical and business expertise to help take us to the next level. Working closely with the owners, this individual will be filling a role designed to closely oversee all accounting, office, administration and business processes and to create efficiencies, effectiveness, and automation, and finally, to support the sales team to enhance customer service. Key responsibilities are the daily conduct, oversight and administration of all accounting responsibilities (from weekly payroll, daily recs, bank deposits, accounts payable, to invoicing, billing and collections to full financial reporting, variance analysis. The ideal candidate will develop and implement internal controls, improve business administrative and accounting processes, identify areas for potential efficiencies, automation and increases in revenue in the business or the office overall. Responsibilities:* Perform all accounting operations including Payroll, Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Costing and Revenue Recognition* Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements* Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting* Research technical accounting issues for compliance* Support month-end and year-end close process* Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting* Manage and comply with local, provincial and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings* Work with the external accounting firm in the delivery of reports and internal audits.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls and create efficiencies, reduce costs and to create revenue opportunities.
  • Manage all office technology and administrative processes (phone system, building, etc.)* All other office and administrative duties required to effectively support the operation.Requirements:* Post-secondary education in accounting or finance and at least 5 to 10 years of experience in a FULL CYCLE accounting/bookkeeping role or equivalent.
  • Proficient with accounting programs and tools. MUST BE INTIMATE with QUICKBOOKS ONLINE - and have the ability to maximize all of its applications and features.
  • Proficient understanding of progressive billing and understanding of construction billing requirements.
  • An ‚Ä™Independent, quick and creative business thinker who possesses a high degree of integrity.
  • ‚Ä™Must be confident, hands-on self-starter with the ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities.
  • Supervisory/leadership experience in accounting or business management roles* Demonstrated record of proven results in permanent positions* Willingness to adapt to new systems and technologies as required* Experience in the CONSTRUCTION industry is ideal* Must be results-oriented with strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience with current hardware, software, and network environments.
  • Demonstrated expertise in identifying needs for processes, automation and creating efficiencies in office and administrative functions.
  • Strong communication skills with management team as well as staff and other co-workers. We need a team player with some leadership tendencies and experience in introducing and managing change.The office opens at 7 AM. We are flexible with schedule, 5 days a week. We offer a competitive salary depending upon experience. We provide excellent training and support. Ideally, we are looking for candidates who want a long term role and who have the right work ethic, a lot of common sense and initiative and who thrive in a fast-paced, teamwork environment.