Accounting Assistant

2 weeks ago(11/29/2017 4:50 PM)
Job Category
Job Type
Temporary - Maternity Leave Coverage
Property Name
Corporate Head Office
# of Open Positions

Position Summary

Westcorp is looking for an Accounting Assistant to provide maternity leave coverage in our Accounting department. The position consists of two parts: 1) accounts payable support, and 2) full-cycle accounting for a small portfolio of properties. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, a resourceful learner, and able to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will start in January 2018.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accurate and timely entering of vendor invoices, employee expenses and other payables.
  • Manage a weekly cheque run, as well as weekly quick-pays.
  • Review and reconcile vendor statements: follow-up to ensure payment.
  • Vendor set-up and filing/file room management.
  • Full-cycle accounting for a small portfolio of properties.
  • Other duties as required and assigned.


Required Skills & Abilities

  • Completion of an accounting degree/diploma
  • Minimum 2 years in an accounting role
  • Knowledge of the operations and procedures of an accounting department
  • Proficient in a variety of computer software packages including Microsoft Office
  • Yardi experience would be considered an asset
  • Experience with construction and project invoices considered an asset
  • Ability to prioritize deliverables to ensue deadlines are met
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure independently and in a team environment while maintaining a high level of performance
  • Highly organized, results-oriented and ability to work in a multi-functional team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High degree of professionalism and dedication to all stakeholders.
  • Must be flexible and willing to change responsibilities as required
  • Security clearance required upon offer of employment
  • In alignment with our Westcorp Values:
  • Integrity, Vitality, Accountability, Results, Collaboration, Learning and Innovation



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