Accounting Clerk

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Eagle currently has a career opportunity for an Accounting Clerk and we are looking to speak to qualified candidates with the skills and experience outlined below.

This position is a 12-month contract located in downtown, Toronto to start immediately.

Summary:

The Accounting Analyst is accountable to provide timely, accurate and efficient service delivery in support of general accounting, cash management (AR/AP), and administrative tasks in accordance with appropriate principles and standards. In addition, this role must understand and follow all compliance guidelines related to anti-money laundering and other key regulations.

Accurate and efficient service delivery of general accounting and administrative process such as: daily incoming cheque scanning/deposits and outgoing cheques or EFT/Wires processing, system data entry for premium and claims, analysis and balancing of bank and account reconciliations, preparation and entry of monthly journals, and analysis of accounts and monthly/quarterly reporting and project work, as assigned. 

As the Accounting Clerk, you will be responsible for:

  • Provide timely, accurate and efficient service delivery in support of general accounting and administrative services in accordance with appropriate principles and standards. These services may be executed across multiple systems/platforms;
  • Manage any questions or concerns raised by Policyholder Services or New Business by identifying and recommending appropriate business solutions after assessing all potential risks;
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with partners to process transactions, resolve queries and fulfill service delivery expectations;
  • Provide input, analysis, and recommendations for the continuous improvement of processes and procedures and support the implementation of any changed processes or procedures;
  • Ensure that all required payments, cheques are appropriately accounted for, balanced and managed according to established policies and procedures, including all compliance requirements;
  • Investigate and escalate issues with respect to financial data quality, unusual transactions, incomplete data, outstanding items, and reconciliations;
  • Manage any assigned projects related to system conversions, testing of new functionality and special information requests;
  • Provide when requested to do so to manage absences and ensure effective ongoing operations
  • Provide back-up support within the finance department when requested to ensure effective ongoing operations, and share working task knowledge with existing co-workers, and training new staff;
  • Provide support to internal audits, external audits, and regulatory audits, as required, by providing documentation and information, under the direction of the Manager, Finance Operations; and,
  • Adhere to all aspects of Business Conduct and Ethics including individual accountability as it relates to potential conflicts of interest, safeguarding of customer information, trading in securities, anti-money laundering, privacy and disclosure of outside business activities.

What we’re looking for:

  • Previous experience with Cash Management, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Banking, Journal Entries, and G.L. or Bank Account Reconciliations;
  • Working knowledge of all compliance rules and regulations;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is critical;
  • Communication skills;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is critical;
  • Able to work within daily time constraints and deadlines;
  • Excel and Word intermediate to advanced knowledge;
  • University or College Graduate in the Accounting/Finance field or Major; and,
  • Basic knowledge of insurance products is an asset.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

JOB# 60917

  • Posted On: May 09, 2019
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 60917
  • Location: Toronto/GTA ON