Accounting Clerk

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Our client a Canadian grocery chain offers organic and natural products at the best possible prices. They are expanding and looking an Accounting Clerk to join their growing and successful organization. This permanent full-time position offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Duties and qualifications include:

Dealing with vendor phone calls regarding payables and receivables
Setting up new vendors
Reconciling vendor statements - Following up on missing paperwork
Investigating short payments or errors
Data entry of all payables, credits and receivables
Managing paperwork for payable, credit and receivables
Managing data in QuickBooks-accurate and up to date
Preparing and printing cheques for vendors
Preparing weekly accounting
Creating journal entries on a daily basis
Inputting vendor invoices on a daily basis
Handling marketing funds and credits (proper allocation and entry into QuickBooks)
Processing credit card payments
On-line bill payments
File management (setting up new file, filing of paperwork and managing year end clean up)
Responsible for petty cash float


Preparing reports for weekly 'bill payment process'
Communicating with Director of Operations to review payables, outstanding receivables and credits
Process payment to approved vendors
Ensure that all paperwork is attached to cheque stubs for filing
Run timesheet reports for managers from timeclock software
Update employee hours in timeclock software to generate accurate labour reports
Communicating with Director of Marketing on Marketing receivables


Bank reconciliations
Prepare p&l reports and account analysis
Credit card reconciliations
Generating various reports for the owner and director of operations


Transferring of data from the timeclock software to QuickBooks
Generating reports for time-tracking validation
Tracking deductions that need to be made from employees
Processing the payroll
Running the paycheques
Preparing the paycheques for distribution
Generating payroll summary reports


Running monthly remittances (WSIB, Source Deductions, ETC)
Generating various interim statements reports for owner and director of operations
Generating profit and loss statements
Generating cost of goods reports on a regular basis
Tracking cash deposits
Responsible for petty cash float


University/College degree in Accounting
2 to 3 years of general, basic accounting experience
Excellent command of English
Eagerness to take direction and patience to learn the job gradually
Willingness to work in a less traditional accounting environment
Ability to work with various computer programs including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
Knowledge of QuickBooks
Ability to work in a fast-paced, constant changing retail environment
Creative, resourceful and motivated
Quick learner able to adapt very quickly

Interested candidates should apply by sending their resume by email in MS Word

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