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Intermediate Accountant

Head Office
Posted 3 weeks ago

Since our inception in 2010, OAK+FORT has curated collections that reflect our design philosophies. OAK + FORT is a belief that fashion should be uncomplicated and thoughtfully designed. We are not distracted or fettered by trends. We will continue to provide attainable luxury to like-minded individuals.

Position Summary

As the Accountant, you will support Accounting department with its day-to-day operations. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years experience in accounting, office administration, with strong verbal and written communication skills. Those with multi-branch retail background will excel in this position.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with preparing GST, PST and other Sales and Use tax returns;
  • Perform general account analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements, prepaid expenses, inventory accounts, etc.;
  • Maintain financial records for subsidiary companies, ensure all intercompany records are reconciled and balanced;
  • Ensure accuracy of Purchase Orders, Sales Orders, vendor billings and custom clearance documents;
  • Ensure accounting records are entered timely and accurately to enable timely financial closing processes;
  • Ensure proper measurement controls are in place and accurately tracking of inventory movements;
  • Assist with inventory analysis including inventory valuation and reconciliation to track current inventory level, costing, write-downs and aging inventory;
  • Act as a liaison with external auditors and prepare working papers as required;
  • Ensure all practices, financial records and statements are in compliance with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Participate in ERP workflow improvements.

Requirements

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in accounting or a similar capacity
  • 3 years of accounting experience
  • Experience and knowledge of accounting principles, and GAAP
  • Excellent communications skills, both in verbal and written
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and able to prioritize tasks
  • Systematic bookkeeping skills with working knowledge of Sage50 (formally Simply Accounting), and strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Able to handle confidential information professionally and in an ethical manner
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and results oriented
  • Strong work ethic, energetic, positive attitude and flexible
  • Ability to work independently, and enjoys a collaborative and creative work environment

Preferred Requirements

  • Previous experience with NetSuite, the ERP system (inventory and costing modules)
  • Costing and US accounting experience
  • Previous accounting experience in retail industry

Job Features

Job CategoryHead Office

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