General Accountant - Contract Position
Plasco Energy Group - Ottawa, ON

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Reporting to the Accounting Supervisor, the General Accountant will apply accounting principles
and procedures to prepare and analyze financial information and to record accurate and timely entries in the ERP. This is a eight (8) month temporary contract position.

The Challenge

  • Maintain the Chart of Accounts
  • Administer the fixed asset sub-ledger system
  • Perform general accounting functions as assigned such as: prepare journal entries, monthly accruals, and prepaid amortization
  • Complete intercompany and other general ledger account reconciliations
  • Maintain monthly working paper files such as long-term debt, capital lease obligations, and patents
  • Approve purchase requisitions for accurate general ledger and departmental coding and for appropriate supporting documentation
  • Prepare and remit commodity tax claims
  • Prepare and analyze standard and ad hoc reports and queries
  • Review accounting documents to ensure accuracy of information and calculations and resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • Work with the Accounting Supervisor to ensure accurate and timely financial month and year end closes
  • Prepare audit support as required
  • Support budget and forecasting activities as required

Your Expertise

  • Degree in Accounting or Business or relevant discipline
  • Accounting designation (CMA, CGA, CPA, CA) is a strong asset
  • Minimum of 4 years related experience in financial data analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working with ERP planning and reporting systems (Microsoft Dynamics NAV is an asset)
  • Sound knowledge of accounting practices and principles including IFRS
  • Highly developed organizational and communication skills
  • Sound business acumen and judgment
  • Must be process driven and have an attention to detail
  • Must be able to work cross-functionally and with different levels of management

About this company
Plasco Energy Group Inc. is an innovative technology company based in Ottawa, Canada. Plasco’s conversion technology is a sustainable...