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General Accountant

Join us at Sylvite Services! Our team of accounting specialists and dedicated support staff is eager to welcome you aboard. Currently, we have an opening for the role of General Accountant at our Putnam location.

Why Choose Sylvite?

  • Established company with a solid reputation and stable customer base provides reliable and consistent employment for our team members.
  • Focus on work-life balance and a working environment that values your well-being and emphasizes safety.
  • Comprehensive benefits package: Dental, Extended Health, Vision Care.
  • Paid time off.
  • Casual dress code.
  • Training and development opportunities.

Overview 

  • To be a key advisor and partner to the business
  • Provide financial and non-financial information to help the business make informed decisions.
  • Safeguard the business through strong compliance programs and internal controls.

Job Responsibilities

Financial and Reporting and Analysis:

  • Prepare of month-end and year end journal entries
  • Assist Senior Accountant in the preparation of financial statements for assigned Business Units
  • Update month-end working papers and supporting schedules.
  • Complete assigned accounting reconciliations
  • Prepare data required for monthly financial statement consolidation.
  • Ad hoc analysis as requested by other members of financial operations team and business units.
  • Prepare reports necessary to comply with provincial laws and federal regulations.
  • Prepare working papers required for annual external and tax audits.
  • Support the preparation of annual budgets.
  • Participate in project-based work identified by the finance operations team.
  • Identify financial reporting issues and support the execution of solutions for the Vice President of Financial Operations

Business Operations Reporting and Analysis:

  • Identify areas for improving processes and suggest alternative solutions.
  • Maintain accounting procedures manual with the most current documentation of changes.
  • Assist in constant re-evaluation and implementation of internal controls including financial policies, procedures and the safeguarding of assets.

Service /Support:

  • Demonstrate a high degree of service to all business units.
  • Provide support to other members of shared services as required.

Key Personal Attributes Required for the Position

  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Forward-thinking attitude
  • Thrives in an ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to present financial information in a concise and easily comprehensible manner.

Education, Experience Training Requirements

  • Professional Accounting Designation completed.
  • 1- 5 years accounting experience
  • Strong knowledge of Accounting Systems
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office

About Sylvite

Sylvite, as Canada’s largest independently owned fertilizer supplier, delivers competitive solutions in the agriculture supply chain. Our services encompass full-service Ag retail, specialized fertilizers, industrial material sourcing and handling, as well as a robust transportation, warehousing, and logistics division. We strive to ensure a seamless product flow, effectively linking agricultural production with efficient distribution.


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