INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTANT
  • Exciting opportunity to expand your career.
  • Join a dynamic and fast-paced team environment .
  • Enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Foremost is one of the largest, most geographically diverse industrial manufacturers in Western Canada, specializing in oil & gas, heavy oil, mining, waterwell and construction equipment. With more than 640,000 square feet of manufacturing space and over 1000 employees across Alberta, Foremost is well positioned to meet and exceed clients’ expectations. For more information about Foremost, visit www.foremost.ca/about

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

Foremost has an immediate opening for a full-time Intermediate Accountant located at our facility in Calgary, Alberta.  As an integral member of the finance team, he/she will provide analysis and preparation of timely and accurate monthly financial statements, journal entries, creation and review of reports in a manufacturing environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for monthly file preparation and journal entries
  • Analyze business unit performance against key performance indicators
  • Partner and collaborate with operational teams throughout the organization to improve financial information for decision makers
  • Responsible for revenue recognition and work in progress calculations
  • Assist in creating and improving internal reporting information
  • Take a proactive approach in evaluating and identifying process efficiencies by challenging current procedures and activities
  • Responsible for period-end close procedures
  • Work to resolve ERP issues related to inventory, reports, coding and setup
  • Provides Support to AP, AR and Labour Entry
  • Assist with preparing deliverables for the external auditors

Qualifications:

  • Preference given to those with Accounting Diploma from an accredited institution combined with 1-2 years working experience
  • Solid understanding of IFRS and Canadian Accounting Standards
  • Must be a hands-on performer who can both create accounting and financial information and evaluate that information critically
  • Effective communication skills at all levels of the organization
  • Able to self-manage, understand priorities, and demonstrate initiative
  • Advance proficiency of MS Excel
  • Experience with complex ERP systems and FIFO inventory costing method in a manufacturing environment would be an asset
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately to meet deadlines in a high-volume accounting environment
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