Senior Accountant

Website Niagara College

Job Description:

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Reporting, the successful candidate is responsible for many accounting functions and is a detailed and task oriented individual. This role requires the ability to balance multiple competing accounting priorities with accuracy and a customer service focus.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile and process international incoming and outgoing payments, including verification of commission and student wires
  • Process and post monthly back charges from other college departments
  • Preparation of all college bank transactions and reconciliations for multiple bank accounts, including investigating and resolving reconciling items with various stakeholders
  • Preparation of various complex monthly journal entries
  • Provide testing and analysis for new bank initiatives
  • Accounting and reporting of financial information for Niagara College Trust Fund, including reconciling trust and investment accounts, initiating required bank transfers, completing interest allocations and tracking pledge payments

Job Requirements:

  • An understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, appropriate business practices and knowledge of audit requirements
  • Ability to adapt to changing technologies, specifically new software applications and evolving spreadsheet techniques
  • Minimum five (5) years work experience in an accounting capacity
  • Strong organizational/time management skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet tight deadlines
  • Three (3) year diploma/degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or similar field of study

Job Details:

Company: Niagara College

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Hamilton, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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