Accountant Job at AFL Telecommunications LLC – Surrey, BC
If you are passionate to deliver value-added accounting services and work with a collaborative and dedicated team, send us your resume.
HERE’S THE IMPACT YOU’LL MAKE AND WHAT WE’LL ACCOMPLISH TOGETHER:
As an Accountant, you be responsible for responsible for performing bookkeeping, maintaining financial reports, preparing annual tax return, and preparing and analyzing budgets.
Each day, this multi-faceted opportunity will keep you busy with value-add accounting activities including:
Responsible for full cycle-accounting, including reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts, bank accounts, corporate Credit card transactions, and monthly closing of Corporate Cost Center.
Upload and post recurring general accounting entries including wage accruals, commissions, LVP re-classes, medical claims accrual, temporary labor accrual, pension bonus accrual, incentive compensation accrual, T&E accrual, and federal and provincial income taxes.
Prepare and remit sales tax returns.
Monitor intra-company accounts and oversee reconciliations and preparation and distribution of intra-company billings.
Perform month end, quarter and year end close processes including preparation of financial statements and corporate income tax filings.
Assist with annual budgeting process.
Reconciliation of payroll files and posting all applicable journal entries
Maintain narratives in support of Japanese Sox initiative.
Facilitate collection of data requested by internal audit manager for external audit.
Ensure any applicable key control deficiencies are addressed including actions for remedy.
Property, Plant, and Equipment (“PP&E”) Responsibilities:
Maintain continuity schedule of the fixed asset base, both owned and leased including tracking and reconciliation of such assets and recording depreciation per company policy.
Monitor/report all capital expenditures on a monthly basis including processing all capitalization and retirements.
Maintain both tax and accounting asset records and record all applicable general ledger transactions related to fixed assets.
HERE’S WHAT SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHOULD BRING TO THE TABLE:
Big thinker with strong analytical skills and a customer-focused approach to solve difficult or complex problems with effective solutions.
Confident Presenter with ability to explain monthly variances and the financial impacts of business decisions.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills with ability to build strong relationships and influence others, at all levels in the organization.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to scope out difficult tasks, set objectives and goals, develop schedules, prioritize multiple activities, and anticipate roadblocks.
Able to manage multiple deliverables to meet deadlines and goals in fast-paced, ever-changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or enrolled in the CPA program.
3-5 years of relevant work experience.
Proficient and strong knowledge in QuickBooks.
Proficient and strong knowledge in MS Office, specifically Excel, Word, Access and QuickBooks.
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics SL highly desirable.
Work Location, Condition, and Work Hours:
Normal office environment
Minimal travel may be required
40 hours/week, with general hours of Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm. Occasional weekend or longer hours during month-end close
Who is AFL?
America Fujikura Limited (publicly known as AFL) is a premiere service provider in the global telecommunications industry focusing on leading-edge network technology, quality, safety and superior customer satisfaction. AFL manufactures, engineers and installs the fiber optic products and equipment that communications providers need to provide quad-play solutions to their customers.
Everyone belongs at AFL. At AFL, we value and respect unique contribution and talents. As a global company with customers of every race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, ability, background and experience, we believe that we can serve our team members and customers better if cultural diversity is naturally engrained within the fibres of our company.
About the Company
Company: AFL Telecommunications LLC –
Company Location: Surrey, BC