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Temporary Financial Accountant- Peace Hills Insurance


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FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT (TEMPORARY)

We currently have a temporary Financial Accountant position available in our Head Office located in Edmonton. The duration of this role is 12 months in length. This position is responsible for the full-cycle accounting for a P&C insurance company and ensuring the financial statements accurately records the performance of branches and the parent company. Working as part of the Finance team and reporting to the Controller, the responsibilities would include the following:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities Accounting and Analysis:

 Prepare, examine, and analyze production reports and translate them into journal entries and assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards

 Assist in month-end process including timely and accurate completion of duties by specified deadlines

 Ensure account reconciliations and/or working papers are complete and appropriate follow-up on discrepancies and variances discovered on balance sheet and income statements

 Provide value-added analysis in the assigned area of responsibility to assist managers and staff in operational decisions

 Participate in interim and year-end audits

 Complete daily bank clearing and monthly bank reconciliations on several bank accounts

 Conduct special projects to provide advice and recommendations required by management

 Provide support to other team members by preparing supporting working papers used as part of their responsibilities

 Perform other duties as required including backing-up other personnel in the department

Reporting:

 Work as part of a larger team to provide monthly financial statements and related analyses for management within tight reporting deadlines

 Assist with completing accurate statutory filings well-ahead of reporting timeframes

 Prepare other reporting to authorized third-parties such as external auditors, IBC, CRA, Stats Canada, reinsurers and credit agencies

 Assist in coordination of monthly reinsurance reports

 Support with preparing a cash forecast report at regular intervals

 Backup and support reporting of broker commission

 Contribute to preparation of quarterly forecasts and yearly budgets

Required Qualifications & Skills

 3 or more years of progressively responsible experience in full-cycle accounting, including and experience with budgeting, analysis, forecasting, financial operations, accounts payable, accounts receivable, reporting and analysis, auditing

 Accounting designation or working towards is an asset

 Working knowledge of IFRS, including the ability to analyze and interpret accounting standards

 Previous experience in insurance or other financial services is considered an asset  Strong problem solving skills, accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills

 Exceptional time management and organizational skills

 Tech savviness with advanced level Excel skills

 Positive attitude and excellent ability to work independently and within a team in a dynamic environment, handling multiple tasks concurrently

 Able to process vast amounts of data efficiently and provide meaningful interpretations of data outputs Working at Peace Hills Peace Hills understands that by reducing work-life struggles, individuals can enjoy a healthier lifestyle while improving productivity at work. Offering a collegial work environment and an exceptional work life balance are just two of the ways we do this.


If you are interested in this great opportunity, submit your resume stating which position you are applying for to Peace Hills Insurance at hr@phgic.com.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted.



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