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Financial Accountant (Reference Number: 2686)

Position Type: Full Time
Position Location: Leamington
Date Posted: 11.27.2018

Experience: 2+ Years
Education: Accounting (CA, CPA)

Job Description


On behalf of our client, a growing organization in the agriculture field, Lucas Professional Search Group is currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant.


  Main Duties:

  • Prepare reconciliations and journal entries to support an accurate and timely month-end and year-end close process.

  • Assist with preparation of monthly and annual financial statements by collecting data, analyzing and investigating variances, summarizing data, information, and trends.

  • Assist with preparation for annual internal and external audits and tax returns by fulfilling audit requests from external auditors, tax accountants and parent company.

  • Audit periodic cycle and year-end inventory counts, summarize count data, calculate variances and assist with investigating variances.

  • Maintain detailed records for capital assets and finance leases.

  • Maintain and monitor internal controls based on the company’s control framework.

  • Maintain compliance with accounting and finance standards, GAAP, best practices, and government regulations .

  • Assist with the adoption of a new ERP system.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or comparable field

  • Professional accounting designation (CA/CMA/CGA/CPA) or in the process of completing

  • Advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook

  • Experience with Sage 300 considered an asset

  • Understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)Personal Attributes:

  • Above average analytical and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrable strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with a high level of difficulty

  • Attention to detail and accuracy, appropriately balanced with the need to complete tasks

  • Self-starter who can work independently, is self motivated and adaptable to a changing environment

  • Conducts themselves with professionalism, and maintains confidentiality of sensitive information


If you meet these requirements, please send your resume to Lucas Professional Search Group to the attention of Janine Gaudette at


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Contact Name: Janine Gaudette
Telephone: 519 988 1000

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