Accounting Clerk

Job Summary:   

The Clerk, Accounting provides support to the accounting group in the areas of month end closing, account reconciliations, supporting schedules and statutory reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creates and records month end journal entries and schedules to ensure a timely and accurate closing process for multiple corporate entities.
  • Ensures accuracy of business unit accounting for revenue, voyage costs, operating costs, bulker pool accounting, and other areas as required.
  • Calculates and records month end fuel inventory, including any rebillable revenue accruals.
  • Records transactions and completes reconciliations for all bank accounts.
  • Performs revaluation of month end accounts denominated in foreign currencies as required (accounts receivable, accounts payable, bank accounts, etc).
  • Prepares month end intercompany, corporate, and vessel management billings.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual account reconciliations and working papers as assigned.
  • Responds to requests for information from auditors (financial and regulatory) as requested.
  • Analyses and investigates financial information and variances as requested.
  • Completes monthly regulatory filings and associated remittances for commodity taxes, withholding taxes and carbon taxes.
  • Assists in Statistic Canada reporting for various corporate entities.


Skills, Abilities and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting or Business.
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Experience working in an organization with multiple accounting entities.
  • Experience working for a publicly traded company would be an asset.
  • Proficiency in using advanced features of Microsoft Excel and extracting data from an ERP system.
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Excellent organization, planning and prioritization skills.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Confidentiality, discretion and diplomacy on all business matters.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated, able to work in a team environment and balance the needs of a number of individuals and the team.
  • Capable of identifying and resolving problems in a timely manner.
  • Business-minded with strong accounting acumen and analytical skills.

Algoma Central Corporation encourages applications from designated group members identified under the Federal Employment Equity Act. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada without sponsorship from Algoma.

63 Church Street, Suite 600
St. Catharines, Ontario,

+1 (905) 687-7888