Accountant II

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City : St-Hyacinthe

Category : Finance

Industry : Insurance

Employer : Intact Financial Corporation

At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.  
If you are in need of a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide. 

Your Job

#IntactCareersWe’re here to help people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times. We’re focused on what matters to our customers. We listen and connect. We make their problems our problems. We strive to understand what they’re going through. We build products with them in mind and offer solutions that help.  And we deliver on our promises.  We believe that insurance is not about things, it’s about people. 
Our success story is written by our passion for living our values and creating a better tomorrow.  We’re re-writing the future of insurance - are you ready to be a part of the story? 
This is your opportunity.  
This temporary position is for 5 days per week for 14-15 months
We are looking for an organized and professional Accountant II to join Intact’s Financial Operations team.  The Accountant II should have the ability to be a strong team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills. He/She should demonstrate the ability to present improvement opportunities and propose recommendations. Being autonomous with strong organizational skills are essential to this role.  
Key duties include:

Prepare reconciliations of Bank and General Ledger accounts in a timely manner.
Analyze banking and insurance operation transactions to verify accuracy.
Investigate discrepancies and follow up with internal departments and the Bank.
Make recommendations for process improvements on an on-going basis, as well as streamline processes.
Participate in projects related to area of expertise and any adhoc requirements presented.
Perform banking transactions for all Intact companies, such as bank transfers, inter-account transfers, check verifications and accounting entries.
Assist in preparing and providing documentation for the interim-audit and year-end audit.
Serve as a backup to the team for routine time sensitive tasks.

Workplace : St-Hyacinthe (2450, Girouard Ouest)

Your Skills

Education & Experience

Bachelor degree or diploma in accounting with a CPA designation.
2 to 4 years in a similar position working with complex reconciliations.

Skills & Knowledge

Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite (advanced Excel)
Excellent analytical skills and ability to solve problems systematically, providing effective and timely solutions
Creative problem solver, self-motivated, driven and willing to learn
Strong organization skills and the ability to multitask and prioritize tasks
Outstanding communication skills are a must
Biligual (French and English)

Closing Statement

A career in Insurance has never been this exciting. Evolving consumer expectations and technology have helped to shape a new vision for our industry – and we are leading the way. Our Technology teams are reshaping the way we do business and setting new industry benchmarks. Our Claims representatives are helping customers to get back on track after they experience a loss.  Our product teams are developing products that protect people and businesses so they can focus on what matters to them most.  Our success story is written by our passion for living our values and creating a better tomorrow.  We’re re-writing the future of insurance - are you ready to be a part of the story?
Excellent benefits are offered: competitive salary, flexible benefits, flexible work arrangements, flexible leave, pension plan defined benefit, etc.For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level.Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants. 
This posting closes on August, 27 2019.

Eligibility to work in Canada

It’s important that you are eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.
Background ChecksPrior to receiving a job offer, you may be asked to consent to background checks if it’s a requirement for the role. These checks could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.

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