New Career Opportunity

March 21, 2018

Smith & West is looking for a Junior Accountant who will:

  • Maintain financial records for subsidiary companies by analyzing balance sheets and general ledger accounts.

  • Reconcile general and subsidiary bank accounts by gathering and balancing information.

  • Provide financial status information by preparing special reports; completing special projects.

  • Correct errors by posting adjusting journal entries.

  • Maintain general ledger accounts by reconciling accounts receivable detail and control accounts; adjusting entries for amortizations prepaids; analyzing and reconciling retainage and accounts payable ledgers; preparing fixed asset depreciation and accruals.

  • Secure financial information by completing database backups; keeping information confidential.

  • Maintain accounting controls by following policies and procedures; complying with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements.

  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.

  • Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

  • Assisting senior accountants, managers and partners on special assignments 

  • Interacting with clients to obtain the necessary information to complete the required tasks.

  • Professionalism, tact, maturity are necessary for this position. 


An individual with:

  • Great attention to detail

  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principals and practices

  • Excellent organizational abilities

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong computer skills with software applications

  • Ability to work in a team environment 

  • A degree in Accounting or equivalent


If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to in PDF format.

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460 West Hunt Club Road, Suite 206

Ottawa, Ontario  K2E 0B8