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Date Posted: Jun 24, 2020
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*** PLEASE PROVIDE A COVER LETTER AS REQUESTED BELOW***

ACCOUNTANT

Planet Energy – North York, ON

Planet Energy, a high growth retail natural gas and electricity supplier in the United States and Canada has an opening for an Accountant. This position, available at our corporate head office in North York, will take your career and skills to the next level by providing you with accounting exposure to regulated retail energy operations across several geographic regions. This is an entry level position and we will provide all required training.

Personality:

At Planet Energy, we strive to hire employees who we feel would be a good fit with our business culture. When you think of your personality attributes the following immediately springs to mind:

  • You are meticulous and accurate and endeavour to do tasks once, and do them right.
  • You approach your tasks with a sense of discipline and urgency and are a self-described proponent of doing it today and not leaving it for tomorrow.
  • You are creative and determined and view yourself as a problem solver who never gives up.
  • You understand that deadlines can sometimes be stressful and pride yourself in being calm under pressure.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Gas and electricity accounting
  • Commissions processing
  • Customer receivables and vendor payments processing
  • Banking transactions, wire transfers and bank reconciliations
  • Month-end and year-end financial and sales tax reporting,
  • financial information for regulatory filings
  • Annual audit working papers and support.
  • Maintain knowledge base of IFRS, income and sales tax rules, regulatory rules, business systems and internal business processes

Required Qualifications & Skills:

  • University degree with specialization in accounting
  • Existing accounting work experience will be an asset. This is an entry level position and we will provide all required software and business processes training.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of IFRS garnered from your Canadian university studies
  • Working knowledge of HST/GST filing rules from your studies or work experience
  • Intermediate excel skills (PIVOT, VLOOKUP, IF, SUMIF, COUNTA, CHARTS)

To Apply:

Email your cover letter and resume to. The subject line of your application email should read: Accountant.

Your cover letter, which is a vital part of your application submission, should clearly demonstrate how your education, skills and experience match with the job posting requirements. Rarely will candidates meet all of the requirements (and that is fine and should not deter you from submitting your application) but in the absence of your cover letter we would have to comb through your resume to determine if you are a potential fit. Thank you.

To find out more about Planet Energy, please visit us at www.planetenergy.ca and www.planetenergychoice.com

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.50 /hour

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