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Job Number:  38402
General Accountant
Job Posted: Monday, 25 September 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 27 October 2017
(48 days ago)
ECO Canada
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

Date: September 2017  



Want to be part of building the world’s leading environmental workforce?


ECO Canada trains and certifies Canada’s environmental professionals. We maintain Canada’s premier online job board and training academy for environmental careers and set the standards for certified Environmental Professionals (EPs). All of ECO Canada’s services are responsive to industry demand with insight from ongoing labour market research.


Founded in 1992, ECO Canada now impacts the environmental sector every single day: 

  • Over 3,000 environmental professionals are proving their expertise with EP certification
  • 4 million visitors have used the ECO Job Board to find their dream environmental career
  • More than 8,900 professionals connect through our EP LinkedIn community
  • Our yearly labour market research provides insights on green career trends, from top jobs to skills gaps to high-growth sectors



The General Accountant has a significant role in the day-to-day operations of ECO Canada. This position is responsible for cash (recording deposits, bank reconciliations), accounts receivable (entries, follow-up, and reporting) and the processing of payables and sales transactions.


This position requires a flexibility to adapt to changes in overall organizational activity.  At times of peak activity task will need to be delegated and overseen, while at times of focused activity the ability to provide hands on accounting support will be required.


Teamwork, maintenance of internal controls, and process efficiency are keys to this role.



As ECO Canada’s General Accountant, your job responsibilities will include:


Monthly financial cycle:

  • Provide accurate data entry, timely reporting, and effective general support in all areas related to accounting, finance and operations.
  • Reconcile invoices and identify discrepancies
  • Create and update expense reports
  • Prepare payment runs for approval
  • Assist in completing monthly bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Prepare bank deposits and process refunds
  • Complete monthly GST reports and filing
  • Maintain digital and physical financial records
  • Provide backup support for payroll functions
  • Provide accounting and budget management support for projects as assigned

Quarterly & Annual cycle:

  • Assist in preparation of quarterly reporting and project submissions
  • Assist in the preparation of annual business filings
  • Provide support for annual audit process


  • Special projects as assigned
  • Contributing to process improvement initiatives
  • Participating in software enhancements
  • Supporting co-workers in high-volume activity times
  • Other duties as assigned


You have a post-secondary degree/diploma in accounting or finance, 3-5 years of progressive accounting experience and possess the following skills:

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge and experience
  • Great attitude and ability to maintain balance while coordinating activities and managing multiple priorities
  • Proficient computer skills and experience with MS Office
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics an asset
  • Strong organizational and time management skills combined with an acute attention to detail
  • Well-developed, independent work ethic along with ability to communicate with the team and external parties
  • Professional attitude with staff and clients with a focus on providing exceptional service
  • Motivated self-starter with a strong desire to learn and a willingness to adapt to a variety of situations


How to Apply:
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Send applications in PDF via email only. No telephone calls please.
Contact Details:
Hiring Manager - General Accountant
ECO Canada
200 - 308 11th Ave SE
Calgary, AB, T2G0Y2

Tel: 4032330748
www:   www.eco.ca

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