General Accountant

Montreal, Canada
Posted 5 days ago


We are looking for a General Accountant in a full-time, permanent position to join our team in Montreal.
This position will report directly to the company’s controller.

What to expect as your main responsibilities:

  • Own the accounting month end close for several companies, including balance sheet account  reconciliations, and update and balance the financial model against the accounting system
  • Analyze income statement accounts for variances and compliance with accounting policy
  • Participate in year-end audit process by preparing the schedules for external auditors
  • Daily operational activities including: reviewing sales invoices for accuracy and applicable sales taxes (Canada and USA), ensuring the bank deposits, collections, and credit card processing are completed timely and accurately by the accounting clerk
  • Prepare monthly adjusting journal entries for deferred revenue, intercompany invoicing, and royalty expense calculation
  • Prepare US sales tax remittances by state and reconcile monthly
  • Perform internal reporting, special projects and analysis as required
  • Recommend efficiencies and methods of optimization and standardization for month-end processes
  • Act as backup and support to the Assistant Controller

You will be successful in this role if you:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (required), with at least 3 years of experience in a similar position, in a multi-currency, multi-company environment
  • Good knowledge of Sage 50 or other accounting software is a must
  • Advanced Excel capabilities are essential. Knowledge of macros and Access would be an asset.
  • Must be able to multi-task and work autonomously, while collaborating effectively in a small team environment
  • Are organized and detail-oriented; You are analytical-  – you connect the dots and apply what you learned to solve problems
  • Are passionate about learning, and highly motivated and willing to learn new systems, while providing support in a dynamic role
  • You take initiative, and you are resourceful in getting the required information to get your job done
  • Are comfortable in a small company environment
  • Are bilingual (English and French)

Why join MAYA?

  • Become a key member of a high-energy and dynamic company that is a recognized industry leader
  • Great work environment with trust and autonomy, collaborative team, and regular schedule
  • Feel that you make a difference, and see the impact of your work
  • Accessible via public transit, a short walk from Vendome metro & train station
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including fully paid insurance
  • Competitive annual salary

Please note: Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted

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