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Junior Accountant

Junior Accountant


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Type: Full-time
Posted: November 10th
Closes: November 16th
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 The Position

Sproule is seeking an energetic, curious, technologically-savvy Junior Accountant to join our Finance team in our Calgary head office. This position supports our expanding global network of offices located in Calgary, Denver, Bakersfield, Mexico City and The Hague. This position will provide opportunity to gain further experience in a growing international company.

Responsibilities

As a member of the Sproule Finance team, the Junior Accountant responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with billing cycle including invoicing, posting associated WIP and accrued revenue into actual revenue & accounts receivable while creating, then sending client invoices
  • Ensuring the accuracy of revenue as presented on the financial statements and A/R subledger
  • Assisting with project files including setup, changes, time, billing and WIP adjustments
  • Maintaining client billing contacts and associated information
  • Entering payables, including all vendor/supplier invoices into the accounting system daily, reconciling these with vendor/supplier statements received and ensuring proper coding
  • Requesting approval of vendor/supplier invoices according to authorization / approval standards
  • Assisting the team with various special projects and department initiatives
  • Implementing new processes and improvements to make day-to-day accounting functions more efficient focusing on optimization and continuous improvement

 Skills & Competencies

  • Able to build and maintain good relationships with Sproule team members at all levels and locations of the business
  • Demonstrates creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Organized and accurate, with a high attention to detail
  • Demonstrates a positive and productive attitude
  • A collaborative team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates a high degree of reliability and accountability
  • Able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates professional maturity and judgment to handle sensitive situations with diplomacy, tact and high ethical standards

Preferred Qualifications & Experience

  • 1-2 years of accounting experience in a professional services environment
  • Post-secondary Diploma in Accounting an asset
  • Experience with Microsoft Great Plans and Dynamics 365 preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office and Sharepoint

The Junior Accountant position will be based at Sproule’s head office located in downtown Calgary.
If you are interested in a career with a difference, please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume.

 

Application deadline: November 16