OverviewWorkers Compensation Board of Manitoba Financial Accountant Full Time in Winnipeg, MB
Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba
Branch Winnipeg MB CA
Security, Wellness, Engagement and Growth. The Financial Accountant is responsible for a variety of accounting functions relating to financial statement…
Job Summary: The Financial Accountant is responsible for a variety of accounting functions relating to financial statement preparation, administration of the financial system and preparation of reports for management.
Job Duties: Prepares monthly financial statements, including Balance Sheet, Statement of Operations, Statement of Comprehensive Income, Statement of Funds, Statement of Cash Flows and supporting documents including future cost schedules.
Performs a variety of accounting functions, including the reconciliation of general ledger accounts, allocation of interest and pension surplus/deficits, recording of revenue and bank reconciliations.
Maintains the internal accounting policy manual and performs research of changes in accounting practices via International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Ensures integrity between the WCB subsystems (Emerge and Optimal) and the financial system (Lawson) which requires an in-depth knowledge of the subsystem’s functionality.
Liaises with bank representatives and the third party credit card provider to resolve payment discrepancies.
Manages month end processes in the financial system.
Assists with the preparation of the financial statements for the annual report along with year end working papers and liaises with the external auditors.
Performs research on other WCBs policies and practices as required.
Supports or leads projects impacting Finance and/or the financial system.
Pursues professional and personal development through continuing education and training, literature reviews, workshops, seminars, etc.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Actively pursuing the final stages of the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) accounting designation
Minimum of three (3) years of full cycle accounting experience, including report preparation and analysis, general ledger entry and complex reconciliations
Current knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
Advanced proficiency in the use of a personal computer and software in a Windows environment, including MSWord, Excel and financial accounting software
Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations
Effective analytical, research and problem solving skills
Strong decision making skills
Ability to perform detailed, accurate work
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing including the ability to write clear and concise reports to communicate complex information in plain language
Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Additional Information: A satisfactory criminal record check and verification of education will be required for the successful candidate.
The WCB is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce with equitable representation of Aboriginal persons, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, women, LGBTQ persons and members of other equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to indicate in their covering letter or resumé if they are a member of these groups.
The compensation for this position is currently under review, subject to the outcome of the Joint Job Evaluation process.
The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
The Workers Compensation Board promotes safety and health in Manitoba workplaces and aims to help prevent and reduce the occurrence of workplace injuries and disease. Working with its partners, the WCB promotes safe and healthy workplaces, facilitates recovery and return to work, provides compassionate and supportive compensation services for workers and employers, and ensures responsible financial stewardship.
WCBdoes encompasses what it means to work at the WCB. The WCB is proud to have employee benefits and programs that support financial and personal security, foster health and well-being, encourage involvement and support growth as an individual and member of the WCB community. The four categories of WCBdoes include: Security, Wellness, Engagement and Growth.
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-11