Entry Level Staff Accountant - 45K - 50K

Are you currently a Entry Level Staff Accountant looking for the next step in your career? Do you have 3 plus years of experience? This is a remote role.
Our client located in Toronto is looking for an Entry Level Staff Accountant on the Accounts Payable side with a large team.

  • Review/code accounts payable transactions based on invoices and other approved documents presented in workflow and distribute expenses to the general ledger.
  • Verify transaction account coding and ensure tax rebates are coded appropriately.
  • Ensure invoices are appropriately established as accruals or pre-paids in line with accepted policy.
  • Monitors accounts payable to ensure that payment discounts are taken and liabilities are discharged as they become due.
  • Ensure cheques and other instruments are promptly mailed or forwarded to individuals who requested them. Ensure all undistributed items are held in the vault for safekeeping.
  • Maintain vendor records and respond to vendor inquiries
  • Reviews and reconciles daily transaction registers to incoming cash reports and deposit slips as required.
  • Generate required revenue invoicing on behalf of clients. Issue monthly statements regarding AR account balances.
  • Record donations received via internet donations and other revenue collection processes. Complete required reconciliations to ensure accuracy of the processes.
  • Prepare various general ledger account reconciliations as required to ensure the accuracy of accounts. Take appropriate action to follow up with clients/depts to ensure reconciling items are actioned appropriately.
  • Prepare journal entries to record various transactions from source documents and to record transactions
  • Initiate all transactions by due date
  • Ensure transactions are reflected in the proper accounting period
  • Prepares required annual audit schedules in accordance with the requirements of the external audits
  • Reports to the Senior Accountant any deviations from established S.A. expenditure policy, and other AP and AR related errors.
  • Communicates and follows up with clients concerning outstanding issues related to accounting operations
  • Understand client policies including budget guidelines to ensure disbursements and expenditure claims are appropriate, accurate, appropriately approved, and supported by adequate supporting documentation.
  • Follow up with clients concerning outstanding deposits or incomplete accounts payable transactions.
  • Initiate and maintain ongoing communications with clients, treating them with respect and courtesy at all times.
  • Develop an understanding of client requirements, providing detailed solutions and explanations to queries.

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