Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 13, 2021
General Dynamics Land Systems

Job Description


Accountant
 

Position Description:

At General Dynamics Land Systems we put our Customers at the centre of everything we do. Our commitment to protect and enable the people who serve, drives us to develop products and systems that give them a clear advantage for mission success. We are looking for passionate individuals to help us deliver innovative, unique solutions to our Customers.

 

Position Description:

  • Site lead for the payroll and benefits accounting and financial reporting at GDLS-Canada
  • Responsible for monthly accounting journals for all payroll and benefit-related amounts
  • Analyze account balances, and prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Monitor required funding levels of pension plans; co-ordinate contribution payments with treasury
  • Preparation of annual Pension Financial Statements including lead on audit
  • Maintain appropriate risk mitigation procedures to address pension governance requirements
  • Support business planning and budget process for employee benefit-related costs
  • Responsible for processing and recording outgoing intercompany invoices
  • Support internal and external audits; compile data and provide supporting documentation
  • Prepare / assist with ad-hoc financial reporting
  • Non-routine tasks may include analysis / reconciliation projects

 

Position Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree and/or college diploma in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) or in progress
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years relevant experience
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with financials in an ERP system environment
  • Ability to work independently and on multiple projects at the same time

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • University degree
  • Strong MS Office skills, including MS Excel
  • Oracle experience

 

General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is an employment equity employer who values diversity and inclusion.  We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is a requirement that General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada be registered with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and that all of its workforce be security assessed.  As such, successful applicants must meet all applicable security requirements, including, but not limited to, the ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian government security clearance to secret level.

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