Accountant (Part-Time)

Posted/Last Revised: 23rd Jul, 2019

  • Company/Organization
  • BUKSA Strategic Conference Services
  • Website
  • buksa.com
  • Location
  • Edmonton, Alberta
  • Salary
  • based on experience
  • Educational Req.
  • Other Requirements:

    • Financial designation or equivalent
    • 3 to 5 years of experience working in a similar capacity
    • Experience working in a small business
    • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and be flexible
    • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Superb organizational abilities
    • Actively and consistently represent the values and goals of the company
  • Contact Name
  • David Younghans
  • Contact Phone
  • (780) 436-0983
  • Contact Email
  • careers@buksa.com
  • Closing Date
  • Aug. 21, 2019

Description

Is work-life balance important to you but you also want to be challenged in your work? If you’re someone who takes initiatives and looking for a position that gives you broad experience and the chance to work directly with executive leadership, we want to hear from you!

BUKSA Strategic Conference Services is looking for an Accountant to work part-time to run the division and directly support operations and the leadership team as we deliver consulting services to our clients.

Mission:

The Accountant reports to the Vice President and the President. The mission of the Accountant is to manage the accounting and financial reporting needs and provide management with recommendations and information to guide them in their overall management of the company.

The Accountant is a proficient and accurate professional, with excellent communication skills and thrives in a fast-paced environment where many projects are being planned simultaneously. This position is part-time, on average 22.5 hours a week; the hours of work are flexible.

Accountabilities:

  • Payroll – using Tel-Pay; payment of government remittances on time
  • A/P – Timely reconciliation of credit cards, bank statements and bills
  • A/R – Timely and thorough preparation of invoices; detailed invoices for project expenses. Conduct follow-up on outstanding A/R
  • Project accounting / P&L Statements – Updating of interim statements for clients; preparing final statements in accordance with contracts
  • Reconciliation of project revenues for registration and sponsorship
  • Identify and propose solutions for issues as they emerge, identify areas for improvement with financial systems, develop and maintain financial templates and procedure documents
  • Train staff on financial processes (time tracking, expense claims, invoice submissions, etc.)
  • Payments to Government Agencies (maintain the schedule of payments, advise clients on sales tax requirements)
  • Maintain company budget and forecasting spreadsheet

Support Human Resources

  • Coordinate employee benefits, including managing the Health Care Spending Account
  • Track vacation, sicks days, TOIL and report on status
  • Track billable hours against contracted maximums

Management Reporting & Meeting Attendance

  • Recommend and track key performance indicators
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Prepare corporate books for year-end filing
  • attend weekly management meetings

Association Management

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Prepare books for year-end audits
  • Liaise with the Association treasurers
  • Remit GST and other Government reporting as required
  • Keep Association Manager informed of financial status of each association

Proficiencies:

  • Advanced experience with QuickBooks
  • MS Office – Word, Outlook, Advanced Excel, (Access an asset)
  • Payroll and Taxes

Key Competencies:

  • Responsiveness
  • Accuracy
  • Adaptability
  • Flexibility
  • Accountability
  • Strategic thinking
  • Initiative
  • Clear, concise communication
  • Helpfulness
  • Extra Mile
  • Customer Service

Applications:

To apply, complete the Career History Form on the BUKSA website (http://www.buksa.com/Careers), and email it along with a cover letter and resume to careers@buksa.com.

Applications submitted without the Career History Form will not be considered! Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Thank you for your interest in BUKSA Strategic Conference Services. We look forward to hearing from you!