General Accountant - Education Sector (GTA)

Greater Toronto Area, ON | Direct Hire

Job ID: 54182 Industry: Accounting

General Accountant – Education Sector (GTA)

Base Salary Range: $45,000 – 50,000 + Benefits + Bonus Perks

Our client, a private educational institution, is looking to hire a General Accountant. This role supports accounting and finance operations for multiple locations and covers a breadth of functional duties. Strong attention to detail and initiative are keys to success in this role.


  • Prepare bank reconciliations, balance sheets and journal entries (month and year end)
  • Manage all accounts receivables functions
  • Perform month end closing and preparation of all related reporting
  • Assist accounts payable functions
  • Fixed asset maintenance, including acquisition, tracking, amortization and disposal
  • Prepare financial statements and perform reviews, investigation and audits to ensure accurate entry of all transactions
  • Complete government tax remittances
  • Follow up on finance process improvement, identifying issues, communicating these to the Manager while suggesting potential solutions
  • Perform other duties as necessary, with other cross-functional units as well as the immediate team


  • Post-secondary degree in Commerce and Finance or Business Administration
  • Working towards a professional accounting designation (CPA) with 2 years of experience in Finance and Accounting
  • Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel knowledge and skills
  • Must have QuickBooks experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective organizational and time management capabilities

Job Offer:

  • Base salary range of $45,000 – 50,000 (commensurate upon experience)
  • Corporate profit sharing bonus
  • Full benefits after 3 months
  • Tight knit and team oriented environment, working for a growing organization
  • Ability to take on additional projects or assignments to develop skill set

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