General Accountant

Etobicoke, ON /
Finance – Accounting /
Full-Time
/ Hybrid
TRADER Corporation is a trusted Canadian leader in online media, dealer and lender services. The company is comprised of AutoTrader.ca, AutoSync and Dealertrack Canada. AutoTrader.ca (AutoHebdo.net in Quebec) offers the largest inventory of new cars and used cars in Canada, receiving over 25 million monthly visits to its marketplace. With over 3,500 subscribers and counting, AutoSync is the largest and fastest growing dealer and OEM software provider in Canada. The platform's suite of connected automotive software solutions brings advertising, conversion and operational support together, synchronizing the entire retail process. AutoSync's diverse range of offerings includes: vAuto, EasyDeal, xtime, Motoinsight, Activix, TAdvantage and TRFFK. Dealertrack is Canada’s largest automotive financing portal, enhancing efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive, marine, recreational vehicle, motorcycle and powersport retail industries. Over 6.5 million credit applications are submitted via the Dealertrack Canada portal each year. Visit tradercorporation.com to learn more..

The Accountant is responsible for accounting and general ledger activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and financial statement preparation. This position will ensure that monthly journal entries / processes are completed as per closing schedules. The Accountant will be responsible for billing, processing cash payments and receipts, and maintaining fixed assets listing. The Accountant will also pro-actively seek out process improvements, make recommendations, and implement improvements upon approval. 
Key Areas of Responsibility 
Month End Reporting
·       Prepare/ post month end journal entries into GP on a timely basis to meet month end schedule
·       Prepare monthly accruals for expenses incurred, invoices not processed/ received
·       Prepare GL reconciliations monthly and reconcile/ investigate all differences 
·       Prepare financial statements to report results monthly
Billing / Accounts Receivable/ Cash Receipts
·       Billing customers on a timely basis
·       Maintain customer master list
·       Follow up on overdue invoices with customers
·       Process cash receipts and apply payments against outstanding invoices
·       Maintain accounts receivable subledger and aging
·       Assess bad debt / uncollectible receivables for write-off
Accounts Payable / Cash Payments
·       Process employee reimbursements (including payments) in the expense reporting system (Concur)
·       Process payments for vendor invoices on a timely basis
·       Maintain accounts payable subledger and aging
Fixed Assets/ Intangibles
·       Maintain fixed assets / intangible listing (ie. updating for additions, disposals)
·       Calculating and recording depreciation/ amortization of assets on a monthly basis
·       Assessing impairment of assets on a quarterly basis
Ad hoc
·       Other accounting tasks as assigned
·       Provides information and technical support in the development and revision of policies and procedures; 
·       Maintains ongoing communication with internal and external clients regarding financial matters; Reviews contracts for adherence to policies; 
·       Prepares complex financial reports/data, as requested by the CFO, and communicates findings effectively; 
·       Tax remittances
·       Assists in preparing financial metrics/information sent to the Board and Investors.
Job Requirements 
·       Accounting designation (CPA-CA) (R)
·       Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an increasingly responsible, detail and deadline oriented accounting position
·       Strong proficiency in Excel (R) 
·       Experience with ERP systems (R), Great Plains (A)
·       Accounting designation (CPA-CA) (R)
·       Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an increasingly responsible, detail and deadline oriented accounting position
·       Strong proficiency in Excel (R) 
·       Experience with ERP systems (R), Great Plains (A)
 



What’s in it for you…
-We understand that there is life at work and life outside of work. Here are a few benefits we all benefit from that support us to be our creative best.
 
Fitness and wellness
-We provide discounts to nation-wide gyms, onsite gyms (when we’re in the office), an Employee and Family Assistance Program, as well as a virtual wellness program.
 
Benefits from Day 1
-Gym discounts
-Local in-office free gyms
-Employee and Family Assistance program
-Weekly virtual wellness events
-In addition to in-house training, we provide an annual lifestyle allowance of $1500 so you can grow your skills.
-Conferences & training budget
-Regular internal training programs
 
Financial planning
-Let us help you invest in your future with 3% matching towards your pension and multiple forms of income protection.
 
Competitive salary
-Annual bonus structure
-3% CPP matching