Job Description

Our client, Call2Recycle, is Canada’s largest and most reliable battery recycling Stewardship program. Together with their collection partners and members, they protect their environment and make sure end-of-life batteries are safely diverted from landfills. Call2Recycle’s core values are Customer Focus, Collaboration & Teamwork, Communication, Passion & Initiative, Results-oriented and Celebrate Successes.  

Based in Toronto, the General Accountant is part of the Finance team and will support the growth of a successful, fast paced, and progressive organization. The General Accountant will report to and work closely with the Finance Director and other Team Members.

Responsibilities:

Accounts Receivable

  • Ensure accurate and timely invoicing and collection of member and customer accounts
  • Stay current and maintain all A/R; work directly with customers and account manager to ensure that all invoicing and receivables are current
  • Review and record customer and member payments along with making remote deposit of payments delivered via mail

Accounts Payable

  • Support the AP processing cycle; collect and process all invoices and all aspects of business expenses and process payment, including coding invoices, obtaining approvals and entering invoices
  • Process weekly EFT/Wire payment and cheque run, send out remittance emails
  • Updating cash flow statement for payments such as cheque runs and expense report payments
  • Reconciling corporate credit cards
  • Back-up for other Accounts Payable tasks including monitoring AP mailbox

Other

  • Perform monthly bank and Inventory reconciliation
  • Prepare GST/HST, QST Return
  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Post month end adjusting entries
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports as needed
  • Assist with audit preparation
  • Work closely with other departments and staff members such operations and compliance, customer/members service, account management and program directors

What you bring:

Education and Experience

  • University degree in accounting is required and an accredited professional accounting designation is preferrable
  • Minimum 3 years of broad and progressively responsible experience in accounting function
  • Excellent experience in Excel
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics is a plus and various accounting software
  • Bilingual (English/French) is an asset

Expertise

  • Strong understanding of business functions such as finance, taxation
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, communication and presentation skills and the ability to interpret complex financial information for non-financial audience
  • Professional demeanor towards duties and responsibilities, particularly regarding professional ethics and the exercise of professional judgement

Drive and Curiosity

  • Action-oriented, results driven, attention to details, innovative and energetic approach to financial management with a dedication to quality
  • Proactive in identifying problems & finding solutions

Flexibility

  • Quick to adapt when priorities shift and take feedback well
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and willing to figure things out when there is no clear process outlined

IQ PARTNERS is committed to operating an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and we encourage candidates of every race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience to apply for this position. We’d be happy to provide accommodation for any candidate that requires assistance due to a disability or medical need. Please contact us at 416-599-4700 or by email at info@iqpartners.com to discuss specific accommodations.

Job Title:
General Accountant
Location:
North York, Ontario
Type:
Perm
Salary:
N/A
Job ID:
#9419
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