Senior Accountant

Posted 2 months ago


Location:              Whitehorse, YT

Department:      Accounting

Reports to:          Controller, Administration Manager

Wages:                 $85,000

Posting Number: 14022024SA

Job Summary

The Senior Accountant will oversee the daily operations of the Company’s accounts through account design, implementation, maintenance and management. This position will oversee the daily, weekly and monthly reconciliation of all business accounts and manage a small team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Entry of Bank Transfers- external and internal documents, and posting of payments to the Operating programs and Sharepoint
  • Completion of the AP Processor Role Daily
  • Assistance in the completion of all Taxes – YTG, Excise, Carbon & GST
  • Review, reconciliation and report of purchases, imports and sales of inventory
  • Assistance of Accounting Clerks data entry as required
  • Posting and entry of Cardlock
  • Operate accounting software to record, store and analyze information.
  • Check numbers, postings and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy and proper allocations.
  • Classify, record, summarize numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using journals and ledgers or computers
  • Manage a team of three employees



This position works with all departments including office, Highways divisions and satellite offices. Must be able to work independently or with a team.


Problem Solving:

This position requires a lot of independent management and problem solving. The incumbent will from time to time face complex problems demanding solutions that will need to be creative.


Physical Requirements:

  • Language Skills

Ability to read and correspond with employees, customers and vendors. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees, customers, or service providers. Ability to write and effectively communicate utilizing e-mail. Ability to communicate effectively with all employees, customers and vendors to facilitate problem resolutions.


Employment Requirements

  • Three (3) years supervisory experience in a service company preferred
  • BA/BS Degree in Finance/Accounting/Commerce, Chartered Accountants or a commensurate level of directly related experience
  • Flexible, adaptable, and willing to accept new challenges.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Additional Information

Experience in the Petroleum industry is an asset.

A valid driver’s License is an asset.

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