General Staff Accountant

Job Family:  Finance
Business Unit:  DLF Finance & IT
Location: 

Lindsay, ON, CA, K9V 4S3

DLF Canada /North America SBU is currently recruiting for a General Staff Accountant for our Lindsay, Ontario, Canada operation.

DLF Group is the world leader in the development and sale of high-quality seeds for the agricultural and (professional) lawn market. By continuously developing new innovative varieties and products, and with a strong focus on quality and reliability, DLF Group offers demonstrable value to the business of their customers and other relationships.

DLF North America SBU, is one of our four Strategic Business Units. DLF employees are characterized by a high level of competency, passion, and commitment. Together with an entrepreneurial mindset and a flat organization, this contributes to DLF’s unique agility. 

Come grow with DLF!

Check us out www.dlf.com (Global) & www.dlfpickseed.ca (Canada)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist in the preparation of weekly and monthly accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger and preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports, including balance sheets, and profit and loss statements. Assist to create new reports and processes to meet the changing needs of the business.

 

  • Keep the Manager Financial Reporting well informed
  • Prepare and process daily deposits through banking website (including posted cheques)
  • Processing credit/debit card payments
  • Semi-monthly bank reconciliation preparation
  • Issue stop payments when necessary
  • First approver for EFT and Wire payment processing
  • Administer Petty cash for Lindsay location, including monthly reconciliations
  • Ensure reconciliations are maintained on all key control accounts on a monthly basis to support the monthly financial packages
  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of monthly internal financial package supporting documents
  • Prepare all Government and banking statistical reporting
  • Maintain prepaid expense accounts, including property taxes and insurance
  • Compile monthly financial reports and distribute to appropriate personnel
  • Prepare MST/PST/GST/QST/SST returns
  • Additional tasks as required by Manager, Financial Accounting
  • Printing and mailing customer statements monthly
  • Assist in preparation of customer refund cheques
  • Support credit collections
  • Visa statement reconciliation and monthly maintenance
  • Promote a safe, healthy work environment by maintaining a zero-tolerance standard of reducing risk of threat or injury; in compliance with legislative requirements and Company Policy

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Possess a solid understanding of general accounting principles and concepts and various software applications
  • 4 years of accounting work experience 
  • Post-secondary education in accounting or business-related programs
  • Excellent numerical, verbal, written, listening and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, prioritization skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office – Excel & Word
  • Navision software experience an asset

 

Compensation and Benefits:

This position comes with a competitive compensation plan that includes a base salary, benefits, Group RRSP option with company matching program. Compensation will be based on experience.

 

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in joining our DLF team, If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in joining our DLF team, please click apply.

We thank all applicants who apply for this position but advise only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. DLF is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection, and placement process. Alternate format available upon request.