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Expense Accountant

  • Toronto, Canada
  • Accounting
  • Full time
  • J00130121

Job Summary: 
Would you like to work in a fully Agile environment? Your main objective as a Senior Accountant at Equifax Canada will be supervising the completion of local accounting processes and      procedures primarily around the expenditure process and financial reporting.
As a Senior Accountant you will drive innovation and automation across the enterprise. You will be heavily involved in, and often lead finance and wider business projects, reporting into the Financial Controller. As part of our dynamic Accounting Team, you will own the Company’s accounting for all of its expenditures.  You will be accountable for managing the capital asset, payroll and intercompany accounting process.      
 

Who is Equifax? 
At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

  • We offer excellent compensation packages with market competitive pay, comprehensive healthcare packages, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

  • Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Accounting for Equifax Canada’s expenditures including capital, in compliance with US accounting regulations and US GAAP standardso    

  • Providing oversight and support to the Accounting and Transaction Processing Teams in AP, Fixed Assets, Payroll and General Leger across multiple geographies including Canada, U.S. and Costa Ricao    

  • Reviewing monthly account reconciliations for compliance and directing the resolution of aging and/or reconciling items on a timely basiso    

  • Assisting in Treasury activities including daily cash management, preparation of cashflows, issuing wires and stop paymentso    

  • Preparation and submission of monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports, including financial statements, to the International Accounting team in Atlantao    

  • Assessing internal controls as it pertains to the Company’s expenditure process, including risk assessments and reviews of risk areaso    

  • Supporting the FP&A team in forecasting and budgetingo    

  • Regular and ad hoc reporting and/or project work involving preparation of insightful financial analysis to support business initiativeso    

  • Involvement with, and occasional leadership of, multi-functional projects and business initiatives

Qualifications:

  • You will need to have 3+ years’ management accounting experience

  • Qualified accountant (CPA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA) and a University Degree in accounting

  • You are able communicate effectively with financial and non-financial staff   

  • Experience of using Oracle Financials system for; Monthly management accounts; Report writing and maintenance; Foreign currency accounting    

  • Advanced Excel Skills

Extra Points for the Following:

  • Knowledge of US GAAP accounting    

  • Experience working for a global Corporation  

  • Experience working with an offshore shared service centre

Success Attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountability

  • Curiosity

  • Collaboration

  • Think and act differently

  • Trust

  • Ownership

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!


Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

For US Applicants

If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please view ourEEO Policy StatementEEO is the Law Declarations, and Nondiscrimination Provision
If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or applicant for employment, please contact us by sending an email to GTA@equifax.com. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying. 

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