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Job ID #93 - Bookkeeper

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The Company is  the leading distributor of Cork Spray in the US and Canada. They are seeking a talented Bookkeeper to join our growing team. Since our establishment in 2018, we have experienced remarkable expansion, a testament to the visionary leadership and core values that define us – respect, passion, support, and empowerment.

ABOUT THE JOB 

Are you a detail-oriented professional with a keen business sense? We are on the lookout for a Bookkeeper with extensive accounting and bookkeeping skills, a creative problem solver, and someone who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. If you're ready to contribute to the success of a rapidly growing company in Canada and the US, this opportunity is for you!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handle reception duties and respond to customer service requests personally, via email, or social media.
  • Perform the complete accounting cycle, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, and assistance with US and Canadian tax returns.
  • Reconcile bank accounts, credit cards, employee expenses, and payroll.
  • All the activities involve in: import, export, duty drawback claims (K32) and duty deferral filings (K90) with the Canada Border Services Agency.
  • Conduct biweekly accounts payable runs, including multi-currency bank transfers, bill payments, and electronic fund transfers.
  • Reconcile balance sheet and profit and loss accounts.
  • Maintain a list of subscriptions and recurring payments.
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end financial statements, schedules, and third-party confirmations for both US and Canadian entities.
  • Execute end-of-month closing procedures.
  • Reconcile all supplier and government accounts.
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system.
  • Record cash receipts and make bank deposits.
  • Tag and monitor fixed assets.
  • Perform monthly trial balance.
  • Manage petty cash.

APPLICANT QUALITIES  

  • Experience, Education, and Qualifications:
    • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in accounting and/or finance.
    • Post-secondary education in accounting or finance.
    • Experience with QuickBooks Online.
    • Knowledge of international financial reporting standards, accounting standards for private companies, and import/export processes.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:
    • Proficiency in digital financial systems (QuickBooks, etc.).
    • Proficient in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
    • Basic knowledge of social media.
    • Comfortable with technology.
    • Effective communication skills within the team and across departments.
    • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and work independently.
    • Exceptional analytical skills and critical thinking abilities.
    • Passionate about business and finance, with a desire to continually improve.
    • Honest, trustworthy, and reliable.
    • French language skills are not necessary but considered a plus.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

COMPENSATION AND HOURS

Full-Time Position

Starting Salary: $21 per hour

LOCATION

North York, ON

THIS IS A JOB OPENING POST 

This position is posted by Iron & Earth. Your interest in this position would involve participating in the Net-Zero Pathways (NZP) Program, once hired by the employer. 

The Net-Zero Pathways Program will enable self-identified and engaged Indigenous and fossil fuel workers, members of underserved communities (list or not?)  to diversify their skills into the net-zero sector.

NZP is a 7-week program that provides one-on-one case management, employability soft skills teachings, and engagement with employers to recruit and hire skilled workers seeking reliable employment opportunities. 

Week 1: Introduction /overview of the renewable energy sector. NZP offers a fully paid 5-day (including wrap-around financial assistance) employability and employer-based workshop with an overview of the opportunities in the renewable energy sector.

Weeks 2-7: Hands on training. We will assist you for the first 6 weeks of your employment onboarding with an employer in the renewable energy industry.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should send their résumé/CV and cover letter to [email protected]  
Please mention Job 93 when applying.

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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program.

Iron & Earth is committed to partnering with Indigenous workers to empower their communities to become self-sufficient in training programs, clean energy transition projects, and employment opportunities to combat environmental racism. It falls to all of us to continue the work of healing and reconciliation in our communities and our organizations. Our relationship with the land and the people who live here shapes who we are. It is in the spirit of reconciliation and honouring the past that we recognize treaties and agreements wherever they are and wherever we work.

We also acknowledge all peoples who live, work, and play on this land, and who honour and celebrate this territory.
As individuals and teams we may make mistakes along the way, but we are dedicated to growth, openness, compassion, and forgiveness. These principles in our work are essential to building successful and healthy relationships with individuals, communities, organizations, and governments.

We look forward to building a path to lead us to a better relationship with Indigenous nations and the environment around us based on peace, friendship, and respect.