Junior Accountant- Bilingual English and French

Finance Mississauga, Ontario


Title:                Junior Accountant - Western Divisions- Bilingual English and French

Reports to:     Senior Accountant

Reports:          Interfaces with members of the accounting, FP&A, IT teams and also includes interfacing with the regional operations managers of the various lines of business

Location:        Mississauga, Ontario

The Role 

Canada Cartage is seeking a Junior Accountant for the Western Divisions. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Senior Accountant, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the Senior Accountant in administering and managing all aspects of the Western accounting functions. Also responsible for the complete accounting of the Division located in Western Ontario.

We require the candidate to be bilingual, proficient in both English and French.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Western Ontario Division

  • Preparation and validation of month-end revenue and expense accruals
  • Checking reasonability and completeness of revenue and expense (e.g., subsequent billing report, etc.)
  • Running monthly management reports
  • Analysis of P&L and Balance Sheet items
  • Monthly Balance Sheet account reconciliation
  • Identifying and reporting out-of period items

Western Divisions

  • Responsible for accounting and reporting of West operations (twenty divisions)
  • Controlling input to the month-end process (closing entries, accruals, etc.) and ensuring its accuracy and reasonability
  • Preparation of journal entries
  • Daily bank reconciliation
  • Accounting for prepaid expenses, communications, utilities, insurance, occupancy costs, unearned revenue and other items as assigned
  • Managing occupancy costs
  • Preparing and checking monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Generating monthly reports and analyzing financial reports to ensure their relevance and reliability.
  • Identifying and reporting unusual and out-of period items and preparing normalization schedules


  • Assisting with year-end audits
  • Filing
  • Managing Management Reporting reports
  • Maintaining an open line of communication with all organizational functions in a professional, respectful and courteous manner
  • Training operations on accounting-related functions to facilitate month close
  • Participation in cross-training initiatives
  • Participation in accounting and cross-functional projects to support corporate objectives
  • Other duties as requested