Staff Accountant

Ascendantfx Capital Inc.

August 21, 2014

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Job Specialization: 
Finance and Accounting
Company Overview: 

At AscendantFX, it's about the people. Our business is backed by over 100 years of combined experience in foreign exchange and international payments. We strive to establish a partnership and a long lasting relationship with our clients. Along with protecting our client’s bottom line, we are committed to customer service. As our clients’ business grows, we wish to be a part of their growth by providing value added solutions and services to enhance their daily operations. Whether our clients use our online FX and payments platform, AFXOnline, or speak directly with a dedicated FX Dealer on our Dealing Desk, our client’s organization gets the full support of AFXOffice, which can be customized to suit their specific needs.

Job Summary: 

The Opportunity

Our growing foreign exchange and international payments solutions business requires a full-time Staff Accountant. Duties include Accounts Payable, general accounting, and Bank Reconciliations with large volumes. You will need to have related experience and be a very detail oriented person with an eye to quality and the ability to investigate outstanding items and coordinate with other departments to solve them in a positive manner.  The ideal candidate thrives in a small office environment, works independently, and knows when to ask for guidance.

The Responsibilities

  • Monthly bank reconciliations and preparation of supporting documentation
  • Process accounts payable transactions, including entry of invoices through to preparation of cheque run for review and signoff by Director, Finance
  • Preparation of daily and monthly journal entries
  • Daily monitoring of third party balance sheet accounts (revenue sharing relationships), including timely follow up and resolution of variances
  • Other accounting tasks as required

The Competencies

  • Accounting certificate or diploma and/or enrolled in CGA/CMA accreditation program
  • Minimum 3 years in accounting
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to handle a high volume of financial information
How To Apply: 

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