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Jr. Accountant

About Us:
We are fortunate to share a unique environment here at Nutri-Nation with a dedicated, highly skilled workforce that has a proven foundation built on mutual respect. We have always valued our employees as our most important resource. Our team is dynamic and enthusiastic, and we know you will enjoy growing with us.
Nutri-Nation Functional Foods is part of a private, family-owned, and operated manufacturing and marketing group which began in 1971 and continues today in the hands of the founders. First and second-generation family members hold key hands-on management positions with the company. The focus on quality, service and commitment to our customer partners’ needs is never left to chance.
About the Role:
The Junior Accountant reports to the Director of Finance and is responsible for accuracy and completeness of all accounting activities assigned; accounts payable – invoice matching to POs, processing and payment, accounts receivable – invoicing and payment processing, processing of other accounting documents as well as ensuring all work performed adheres to all organizational standards as well as safety regulations and guidelines. This position also provides back-up coverage for the Senior Accountant.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Health & Safety
  • Learn, follow, and comply with all company safe work procedures, safe operating procedures and health & safety policies, and all food safety policies and procedures.
  • Comply with OHS Regulation, Workers Compensation Act and Environment Canada; CFIA and FDA food safety regulations, SQF and other certification specific requirements.
  • Participate and make recommendations in correcting unsafe conditions and the overall health and safety program.
  • Uses the accounting system to perform day to day business activities.
  • Review purchase orders for completeness and accuracy.
  • Review, code and process accounts payable as well as prepare weekly cheque runs.
  • Invoice customers, process invoices and post payments when received.
  • Trace un-processable payments received through banks to enable customer account posting and assist with customer debt collection matters.
  • Prepares periodic financial information to support financial decisions and/or collections.
  • Prepare sundry reconciliations, sundry reports and analyses for all business units.
  • Assist Senior Accountant with preparation of documentation for analysis/review during annual audits.
  • Provide periodic updates summarizing the status of tasks assigned and assure that this information is effectively utilized for continuous improvement.
  • Assists the Senior Accountant and Director of Finance, as directed.
  • Other related duties as assigned by management.
Back-up Responsibilities
  • Perform daily reconciliations, payments and/or invoicing as directed by Senior Accountant.
  • Back fill Senior Accountant duties when they are absent/on vacation.
About You:
  • A minimum of three years accounting experience.
  • Strong confidential attributes.
  • Strong general computer skills and ability to learn new programs.
  • Willing and able to follow specific instructions.
  • Ability to perform under pressure and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks, superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision. Commitment to accuracy and detail oriented.
  • Ability to perform under pressure and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication skills; must speak and write English fluently.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Eligible to work in Canada.
Perks & Benefits of working at Nutri-Nation:
  • Competitive compensation and paid time off
  • Comprehensive employee benefits program
  • Eligible to participate in a profit-sharing program
  • Referral bonuses
  • Eligible for training and development opportunities
  • Product giveaways
  • Team building events including company BBQs and pizza lunches
If this matches your skills and experience and you are excited to join a great Nutri-Nation Team, please submit a resume and cover letter and tell us why you think this job would be a good fit for you. We thank everyone who applies, but regret that we will only be able to reply to those we wish to call for an interview.
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