Intermediate Accountant

Accounting · Calgary, Alberta
Department Accounting
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

We’re ZGM.  And we’re a Modern Marketing Partner!  We are the largest, full-service agency in Alberta with over 80 employees based in Calgary and Edmonton.  We’ve won both national and international awards. So, what does all this mean for you?  It means we have depth.  It means we have a great deal of talent and experience, and it means we are a great employer. ZGMers are curious; they aren’t afraid to speak their mind, and they come to work every day ready for the next challenge. We like to think we make a difference by delivering experiences and results for brands that value imagination and innovation - and we have a lot of fun doing it.  Still not sure - check out our employee handbook here http://zgm.ca/careers/ 

 

For this opportunity: 

 

You’ll be in charge of ZGM’s bookkeeping and accounting responsibilities, including processing accounts, recording and maintaining daily financial transactions, preparing reports, and assisting Accountants. In addition, you will be responsible for payroll, collecting debts, generating invoices, and making payments.  


This position will be in-office in our Calgary office location. 

 

In this role you will handle the following:  

 

  • General Bookkeeping and Administrative duties under Controller’s direction 
  • Bank deposits, filing documents 
  • Processing client billings 
  • Processing accounts payable and accounts receivable  
  • Managing bank and general ledger reconciliations, as well as payroll processing  
  • Performing month-end closings  
  • Maintain an accurate record of financial transactions 
  • Update and maintain the general ledger 
  • Reconciliation of entries into the accounting system 
  • Recording of debits and credits 
  • Account reconciliation to assert the accuracy of transactions 
  • Use knowledge of local laws to comply with reporting requirements 
  • Monitor any variances from the projected budget 
  • Maintain the trial balance, by a reconciliation of general ledgers 

 

Qualifications: 

 

  • Proven bookkeeping experience – minimum of 5 years  
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles 
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records 
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers 
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software 
  • Proficiency in English and in MS Office 
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills 
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail 
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration is not required but considered an asset. 
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Contribute to building a positive agency culture 

 

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, send us your resume and cover letter and tell us why you’d be a great fit for ZGM. 

 

ZGM’S COMMITMENT 

We at ZGM are committed to ensuring that all people, across age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, faith, and physical abilities, feel welcome and are represented in our decision making. We promise our staff, clients, and communities that we will never stop learning, sharing, and working toward becoming a more equitable organization. 

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  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Department
    Accounting
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced