Accountant – Senior


Recruiting in Motion

Accountant – Senior Ottawa ON

Ref: JOB1888

Our Client is dedicated to quality and craftsmanship. Located in Ottawa, they pride themselves on providing a healthy, diverse, and balanced work environment. Working with a team of over 250 Full-time employees, top contractors and professionals, we have built more than 8,000 Tarion certified homes, 4,000 condominiums and several retirement homes totalling 500 suites. They are currently looking for a Senior Accountant who can proactively identify, analyze, evaluate, and solve accounting issues with minimal supervision.


We have an immediate role for a Senior Accountant to join our Finance and Accounting Team. The senior accountant will perform all full cycle general accounting duties. Daily responsibilities would include journal entries, update, verify and maintain accounting journal, ledger and other financial records. Analysis of general ledger accounts. Review gross margins and work in progress, Budget vs. Actuals and prepare reporting as required with all supporting documentation. End of year fiscal documentation will also be expected.


The Ideal candidate will have obtained a post-secondary education with concentration in business or accounting with a minimum 3 years accounting experience. The candidate must be a conscientious and critical thinker who is a self-starter and can proactively identify, analyze, evaluate, and solve accounting issues with minimal supervision.  This role calls for strong knowledge of Excel and the ability to prioritize and manage tasks.


What will make you stand out:

  • CPA or working towards your CPA would be an asset
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to learn quickly
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience working in a fast paced and high volume environment

As the summer comes to a close, if you are thinking of a career move, we want to here from you. Must be located in Ottawa and willing to go on site. Please contact us at [email protected] to discuss this opportunity further.

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