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Accountant - contract to full-time

About Us and Our Integrated Approach

At WalterFedy, we are always growing and developing our business, and we want the best people in place to make sure we continue on this path. We are established enough to have deep roots, yet nimble enough to aggressively pursue our bold goals. We believe investing in our people is critical to achieving these goals. We offer parallel leadership opportunities to put our talent in roles where they can make the biggest impact.

At WalterFedy, we believe in True Teamwork. We have architects, construction managers, energy management specialists, civil engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers and structural engineers working together in one office, and we are an industry leader in our approach to integrated building services.

Role Overview

In this contract-to-permanent position, the Accountant is part of the Accounting team and will be primarily responsible for general accounting duties, supporting the Controller, which will include monthly reconciliations, remittances and schedules. You will also be supporting other areas including Accounts Payable and Billing.   

What We Love

  • Ability to work well individually as well as in a team.
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all types of people.

What You Will Do

  • Prepare cash flow statements on a biweekly basis
  • Monthly bank reconciliation for multiple accounts
  • Maintain fixed asset and depreciation schedule
  • Maintain corporate related documents (insurance and lease agreements)
  • Provide back up for Accounts Payable
  • Provide back up for the billing process: producing draft invoices, final invoices and preparing project detail reports.
  • Prepare HST remittances
  • Support period end and year end closing processes and assist with financial reporting.

What We Need

  • Accounting diploma or degree is preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience in a fast paced professional environment (consulting industry is preferred)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrates meticulous and accurate data entry and proofreading skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of Deltek Vision software is an asset

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee social club – employees attend a variety of recreational and cultural events.
  • Strong volunteer outreach to the community – we volunteer with Habitat with Humanity, Nutrition for Learning, and many other organizations.

Working Conditions and Safety

Standard hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and some overtime hours may be required from time to time. Ability to travel away from the office is required to assist and attend on-site project meetings.

In this role you will work within the company safety policies and procedures, and adhere to any applicable federal or provincial legislation.

Why Join Our Team? 

We offer challenging and rewarding careers, and are committed to integrity and business ethics, with safety as a top priority. We promote a healthy balance between our employees’ professional and personal lives, taking time to appreciate our work and celebrate our achievements. To learn more about our company visit our website at: www.walterfedy.com/firm/about

How to Apply

Please Apply Here with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for. Also, visit our website for other career opportunities: www.walterfedy.com.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged. 

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!

Location: Kitchener Office
675 Queen Street South, Suite 111
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada  N2M 1A1