Junior Accountant

Location: Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

As the global leader in Advanced Rendering technology, Adlib helps organizations in the Energy, Life Sciences, Insurance, and Banking sectors, among others, enhance content-centric processes by unlocking the value in unstructured content. Integrating with key business tools, Adlib’s platform improves data extraction, classification, compliance, customer experience, collaboration and the long-term digital preservation of critical business information.

We’re a global company headquartered in Burlington, Ontario and we’re hiring for a Junior Accountant to join our growing Finance team.

The role

We are looking for a new Junior Accountant to be part of our Finance team. We need someone who wants to lead the accounts payable function; a Junior Accountant who can work autonomously and as part of a team, assisting with finance and reporting. This is a multi-purpose role for someone who enjoys the challenges of moving from task to task, changing priorities and seeing the impact of their work. From keeping financial records up-to-date and data entry to cheque runs and processing expense claims, you are the link in making sure that the function is working effectively.

Who you are - and how you will grow with us

You are a Junior Accountant with 3 years experience working at a small to mid-sized company that is not scaling, or that is top heavy. Ideally, you have exposure to working through a period of rapid growth and change.  You enjoy the numbers and data aspects of your work as much as you enjoy working effectively with internal and external customers and vendors. You are passionate about growing your career and continuously upgrading your skill set.

Career growth at Adlib is one of the greatest benefits we offer.  We are looking for enthusiastic team members who can grow as we grow.

Our new Junior Accountant will:

  • Own the work. Your work will focus on executing the accounts payable function for the finance team.
  • Support. You will work closely with vendors to ensure timely and accurate payment of invoices and answer all pertaining inquiries.
  • Process. You will process customer and vendor invoices in Great Plains.
  • Manage. You will oversee the PO process, ensuring employee expenses are processed timely and accurately. You will complete month-end journal entries for expenses.
  • Prepare. You will prepare GL reconciliations.
  • Verify. You will ensure compliance with established internal controls.
  • Improve. You will participate in process improvement initiatives including:
  • Processes to streamline workloads
  • Opportunities to enhance efficiencies
  • Close. You will assist with month-end, quarterly-end and year-end closing.
  • Budget. You will help the Corporate Controller prepare annual budgets.
  • Audit. You will assist external auditors with their requests and support the process.
  • Learn. You will enthusiastically learn the ins-and-outs of the Adlib Finance Team and processes.
  • Contribute. You will be an active contributor to the Finance Team as we work towards a strategy to grow and scale the business.
  • Collaborate. You will be a strong team member, supporting the work of the team wherever needed.

Our new Junior Accountant will have:

  • The education. A diploma or degree in Business or Accounting. You have, or you are pursuing your CPA.
  • The experience. Two years hands-on experience in a dynamic, scaling environment with a focus on accounts payable.
    • ERP, CRM, PaaS or IaaS company experience is highly desired
    • Exposure to Document/Content Management solutions would be a benefit
  • The technical knowledge. You have hands-on experience with:
    • Great Plains (preferably) or similar accounting system
    • MS Excel (expert level)
  • Adaptability and eagerness to grow and learn. You thrive in an ever-changing, hyper-growth work environment. You learn quickly and you are ambitious.
  • Communication and relationship building skills. You will be the first point-of-contact for vendors as well as employees. You have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with anyone at any level.

Why join Adlib?

Our employees tell us we excel at transparency and work-life balance. And while those may be buzzwords used to attract attention, we actually live them. How do we know this? A significant portion of our team has been here and developed their careers over long periods of time.  We even have people who leave and come back because they miss the culture and our team spirit.

But, having said that, we aren’t perfect at everything. We’re continuously working on change management.  We don’t have all of the processes we’d like to, but that means that this is the place to be innovative and part of driving efficiencies.

At Adlib, employee wellness is extremely important.  We offer unlimited vacation and a healthy work environment. We have massage therapist days, badminton, baseball, fresh fruit in the lunchroom and fitness membership reimbursement. We also like to spend time outside of the office at team events and social outings.

Adlib Software is revolutionizing the way organizations think about their content, join us to be part of that change. Apply now or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Adlib seeks to inspire and nurture the human spirit – we understand that each person brings a distinct life experience to the table. Embracing diversity not only enhances our work culture but drives business success. Adlib encourages applications from everybody, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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