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27 May 2022

Full-Time Accounting Supervisor – Posted by Midhurst, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Arnott Construction Limited is a civil construction company specializing in the water and sewer main industry. Founded in 1929, come ride with us through the 100th anniversary of the company! The Arnott Group has grown to over 100 employees and has earned an excellent reputation for quality and service with its clients, who include Municipalities, Townships, Counties, and Private Land Developers.

As the “heavy construction professionals”, we succeed through our commitment to innovation, safety, quality, and the environment. Serving Simcoe County and surrounding areas, our Head Office is in Midhurst, along with an area office in Collingwood. This position requires the incumbent to work from the Midhurst office and will report to the Controller.

We have an amazing team, and we offer a total rewards structure like no other:

• Competitive Base Salary
• An RRSP Employer Contribution program that’s unmatched!
• Competitive Group Insurance Benefits
• Other Perks (flexible hours, banked time off for the Christmas season, etc.)
• A great working environment!


The following are the key responsibilities for the position:

Supervisory Duties
• Assisting in the oversight of the Finance department by reviewing completed work, providing feedback, and acting as a backup in the Controller’s absence
• Assisting with A/P coding and answering any related questions posed by other departments
• Answering questions from the A/P and A/R Clerk and acting as a backup as required
• Responsible for analyzing affiliated companies trial balance for discrepancies and trends; rectifying any issues
• Responsible for savings account reconciliation for affiliated companies
• Contributing to process improvement discussions

Accounts Payable Duties
• Calculating and tracking prepaid licensing/insurance and reconciling with automatic withdrawal for affiliated companies
• Issuing cheques for owner signature and disbursing based on cash flow requirements for affiliated companies
• Remitting and submitting HST payments quarterly for affiliated companies
• Responsible for completing journal entries
• Responsible for reviewing Visa statements and broker reconciliation for affiliated companies
• Preparing, reporting, and paying WSIB and IFTA dues for affiliated companies
• Assisting with coding invoices, as required

Accounts Receivable Duties
• Responsible for completing journal entries and reviewing broker reconciliation for affiliated companies

Payroll Duties
• Reviewing bi-weekly payroll for affiliated companies
• Calculating, reconciling, and submitting EHT remittance and reviewing source deductions for affiliated companies
• Reconciling and issuing ROE’s and T4’s
• Reviewing equipment depreciation calculation/entry and employee absenteeism trackers
• Answering payroll related questions and acting as a backup in the Payroll Clerk’s absence
• Creating and overseeing tracking sheet for various payroll issues

Administrative Duties
• Creating new or rehire packages for employees and facilitating deadlines for paperwork and training for affiliated companies
• Developing and maintaining an efficient record management system both for all electronic drawing files, paper correspondence
• Overseeing insurance administration and assisting with WSIB claims
• Updating QB software/terminal server and assisting with IT issues, as required
• Creating and maintaining a weekly in-office schedule for Finance team

Required Qualifications:
• Post-secondary degree or diploma in finance & accounting
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in progressive roles within accounting and a minimum of 1 to 2 years in a supervisory capacity
• A strong knowledge of the generally accepted accounting principles, practices, and reporting requirements
• Must be proficient with financial accounting software and have advance excel skills

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Excellent supervisory skills
• Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
• High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, resourcefulness, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to possess a high level of professionalism and integrity while maintaining confidential information

Thank you for your interest in our position. Only those applicants that are selected for interviews will be contacted. Please do not contact the company directly. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available at all stages of the recruitment process, at the candidate’s request.

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Job Types: Full-Time.

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