Junior Accounting Technician, Assurance And Accounting

  • 2-5 Year
  • Sarnia
  •   Posted On: October 9, 2018
  •   Skills:  Accounting, Business Administration, Excel, MS Word

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities


Performance Expectations

Perform a variety of administrative and clerical office support activities for multiple staff ensuring timely adherence and deadlines

Courteously receive and screen all incoming calls and emails

Uphold electronic and paper filing systems

Assist with compilation, review, audit, bookkeeping and tax engagements

Prepare and maintain government remittances/filings, accounts receivable, expenses, accounts payable and payroll transactions

Set-up client files and complete administrative planning and other aspects of accounting work

Perform the year-end close process

Maintain, monitor and reconcile GL accounts, including but not limited to cash, bank reconciliations, prepaid expenses, accounts receivable, accounts payable, accrued liabilities, intercompany and point of sale (POS)/system uploads

Identify issues and errors, investigate discrepancies and discuss with managers or engagement partners to develop resolutions

Communicate with governments regarding information requests, assessments and installments

Work with accounting software and provide support to clients

Develop and maintain relationships with client management

Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry

Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes

Raise awareness of MNP at community events

Attend internal MNP courses to further develop your accounting and assurance knowledge


Successfully obtained an Accounting certificate or a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting or Finance major considered an asset)

Entry level to two (2) years of accounting related experience (bookkeeping)

Working knowledge of trial balances, general ledger (GL) databases, financial statement close processes and accounting matters is beneficial

Experience in preparing T4s and T5s and knowledge of personal and corporate tax is preferred

Understanding of payroll, bookkeeping and record keeping practices on manual and computerized system(s) is necessary

Experience working with, or exposure to, accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Profile, Quickbooks and Simply Accounting (SAGE) is beneficial

Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

Some travel may be required

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