Financial Accountant in Canada (# 1061)

Job Description

Job Description

The Financial Accountant is responsible for general accounting tasks related to period end closing, daily reconciliation of company bank accounts, and working with various Finance teams to investigate and resolve returns, rejections, fraud etc. Working closely with the Operational and Corporate Finance Teams, the Financial Accountant will support key initiatives including enhancing business processes and the optimization of the close process. This position is a one-year contract.


  • Daily reconciliation of company bank accounts
  • Summarize resulting outstanding items
  • Working with various Finance teams to investigate and resolve returns, rejections, fraud etc.
  • Making journal entries (JE’s), as required for relevant Treasury transfers
  • Coordinate with Treasury to track and journalize accruals
  • Updates of relevant shared files and folders (cash reports, trackers, bank statements etc.)
  • Liaising with relevant teams to clear outstanding items at month-end
  • Preparation on month-end bank rec summaries
  • Additional ad-hoc duties as required by the Manager


  • 1-3 years of relevant experience preferred in an accounting or finance role
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and accounting software. Oracle is an asset
  • Solid understanding of bookkeeping competencies
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting


Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted.

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60,000 - 65,000




Full time