The Senior Accountant has two primary responsibilities; providing Canadian accounting support and managing US compliance of unclaimed property.
The accounting support responsibility is primarily focused on the Canadian compensation & benefits accounting. This includes the preparation of journal entries, general ledger account reconciliations, and related account analyses. Other responsibilities include providing accounting support to the Canada’s Sales and Marketing finance group and managing the Canadian intercompany shared services accounting activities. To be successful in this position, monthly, quarterly, and year end close activities must be completed timely and accurately to ensure compliance with corporate deadlines.
Manage the unclaimed property compliance process with minimal supervision while maintaining the highest levels of quality, reliability, and accuracy. Responsible for unclaimed property reporting, annual state filings, payment requests, account reconciliations, and state audits.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
3+ years public accounting experience
5+ years general ledger related accounting experience in the areas of Payroll Accounting and / or Unclaimed Property.
Specialized Technical Knowledge and Skills
Working knowledge of Oracle or SAP a plus.
Job Specific Competencies: