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peopleCare Communities – Accounting Specialist

Waterloo, ON

About Us
peopleCare Communities is a leading operator of Senior Living Communities in South Western Ontario.

Three generations have honoured a philosophy of care and a passion for service. This continues today by embracing new and best practices in senior living with the commitment to make each peopleCare residence a place where seniors are treated with dignity and respect.

peopleCare continues to be recognized for its innovation, efficiency and productivity as exemplified by the Accreditation Canada Exemplary Status; Canada’s Best Managed Companies; Most Engaged Workplaces Award (North America) and the Innovation Award research grant from the Health Technology Fund.

Responsibilities
• Prepare journal entries for monthly close
• Prepare & record inter company invoices
• Prepare & record cash deposits and bank transactions
• Assist with accounts payable functions, including entering of invoices and mailing of cheques
• Perform various balance sheet account reconciliations to identify and resolve discrepancies
• Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices
• Responds to questions and inquiries from internal departments regarding financial policy and procedural issues
• Assist in WSIB, HST and other regulatory filings
• Assist with implementation of new accounting systems/software
• Support year end audit process

Qualifications and Education
• Completed post-secondary education program with an accounting focus
• Minimum 2 years of accounting experience
• Strong computer literacy including advanced Excel skills
• Experience working with Yardi would be an asset

Skills
• Adapts easily to changing deadlines
• Excellent communication skills
• Great analytical skills
• Knowledge of accounting software
• Synthesizes information effectively
• Works well in a team

Position Type – Full Time

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