Senior Accountant
H & R Block - Calgary, AB

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Position: Senior Accountant
Location: Client Support Center - Calgary
Department: Finance

H&R Block, a leader in the tax preparation industry, is looking for a dynamic Senior Accountant to join its team. This position will be at our Head Office in the Midnapore (S.E.) are of Calgary.

The responsibilities of this exciting opportunity include:

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year end closing entries to ensure accurate reporting of operations.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements; Analyze financial statements, reports and budget estimates.
  • Maintain the general ledger system and account reconciliations.
  • Perform account analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements and intercompany general ledger accounts.
  • Assess internal controls and oversee SOX Control process. Perform risk assessments and reviews of as it pertains to financial reporting.
  • Seasonal Cash Flow management and cash requirements.
  • Conduct projects based on requests from management. Propose recommendations or enhancements to systems or processes.
  • Coordinate the preparation and review of continuing audit schedules of general ledger balance sheet activity.
  • Assist with Commodity Tax compliance in conjunction with the Corporate Senior Tax Analyst.
  • Supervise a small team of accountants

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Five or more years of experience in a general accounting environment.
  • Good general business knowledge and exposure to a variety of business situations.
  • Proficiency with spreadsheet modeling (Advanced Excel) and Microsoft Office software.
  • Effective leadership, written and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning capabilities: ability to handle multiple tasks and projects, completing work on time with minimal supervision.
  • Understanding of IFRS and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Completion of a recognized professional accounting designation such as Chartered Accountant, Certified General Accountant, or Certified Management Accountant is considered an asset.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft applications and mainframe accounting systems.

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