General Accountant

Finance · Burlington, Ontario
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-Time

Who we are:

Adlib has been transforming the way enterprise organizations overcome unstructured content challenges for over 15 years. Our content intelligence and automation solutions allow thousands of global customers to discover, standardize, classify, extract and leverage clean structured data from complex unstructured documents to simplify compliance, accelerate business processes and fuel data-driven analytics.  

Our new General Accountant is responsible for:

Our new General Accountant is someone who is eager to learn all about various functions of a finance organization. You are a natural problem solver, you are adaptable and always looking for ways to improve processes, you are a team player who is comfortable working autonomously and you are comfortable with ambiguity. You want to join a company who will help you grow and get to the next step in your career.

This role will be responsible for various full-cycle accounting functions, including A/R, A/P and payroll, as well as various other general ledger and reporting tasks.

Our new General Accountant will:

  • This role has a heavy focus on accounts receivable and related tasks for the first few months, with an opportunity for rapid progression to additional responsibilities and growth
  • Chance to start your finance career in a small company where you’ll have a broad role and opportunity to learn a great deal
  • Ownership of accounts receivable (including collections) process
  • Ownership of accounts payable (including credit card and employee expenses) process
  • Ownership of payroll process for employees in Canada and globally
  • Assists with month-end closing activities
  • Work with other internal departments on various projects and issues
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Assist the Controller with special projects as assigned.

Our new General Accountant has:

  • Degree in Business Administration
  • Working towards CPA is an asset
  • 1-3 years experience
  • Knowledge of general accounting functions and practices
  • Detail oriented, good judgment and logical decision making ability with a hands-on approach to assigned tasks
  • Proficiency in Excel and willing to learn advanced Excel skills
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, retain and apply knowledge
  • Ability to multitask in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics GP is an asset

What’s in it for you?

We wholeheartedly believe that maximizing work-life balance is one of the most important paths to high performance. To that end, we have an open-vacation policy and many programs to promote employee wellness. We have massage therapist days, badminton, baseball, fresh fruit in the lunchroom and fitness membership reimbursement.

Adlib is located in Burlington, Ontario and many of our employees also enjoy a minimal commute which allows for maximum family and friends time.

Our company:

Adlib's headquarters are located in Burlington, Ontario. As a company, we care about employee health and wellness and develop programs that align to achieving personal and professional satisfaction. We are also passionate about our community and participate in many local charitable events.

At Adlib we have a number of employee programs and benefits that drive our culture and values including but not limited to:

Fitness reimbursement

RRSP matching

No limit vacation

Extended maternity and paternity leave

Employee assistance programs, and much more

To learn more about this role please express your interest here or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn for future opportunities.

Adlib seeks to inspire and nurture the human spirit – we understand that each person brings a distinct life experience to the table. Embracing diversity not only enhances our work culture but drives business success. Adlib encourages applications from everybody, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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