With origins in Group Catair in 1996 and founded by its Co-CEO's Olivier Sadran and Jonathan Stent-Torriani, Newrest is the only major catering company active in all catering and related hospitality segments including airline catering, buy-on-board, duty-free on board, contract catering, remote site and support services, rail catering, airport and motorway retail.
Newrest is committed to constant improvement and innovation for its clients, the well-being and progress of its employees and managers, a sustainable and durable development of the company, and total respect of social and environmental values in all of its activities.
With the business growing, Newrest is looking for ambitious new members to join the Mississauga team!
Job Description: Accounting Clerk
The Accountant Clerk reports to the CFO and is the primary contact responsible for effective control of all financial transactions for assigned entity within an integrated information system. Requires strong accounting skills, close attention to detail, high level of data entry accuracy, strong Microsoft excel skills, and excellent communication skills.
Obtains approvals for vendor invoices, matches invoices to packing slips and purchase orders to support payment of vendor invoices
Processing accounts and payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
Performing day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts payables' data
Investigates queries from vendors on status of receipt of goods, payment of invoices and discrepancies
Prepares monthly journals arising from invoice data entry errors, HST adjustments for construction invoices on hold and prepaid invoices
Reconciles vendor statements to the institutions Accounts Payable records and follows up on discrepancies
Responsible for ensuring all outstanding invoices associated with assigned vendors are accrued for at month end
Ensure compliance of billing arrangements for the clients
Liaise with unit managers in order to generate, edit and finalize bills, provide year-end estimates on fees, or quarterly reports
Proofread and follow-up with pro-formas, update transfers and changes on time entries and / or disbursements
Process e-bills and respond to e-billing inquiries
Generate monthly and weekly reports as required
Set-up timekeepers and client information in the system
Communicate with other offices regarding intergroup billing for customers
Coordinate with other departments to address questions/problems related to billing processes
Ensure necessary back-up is available and applied with accuracy
Apply cash receipts to outstanding invoices, on a daily basis; this includes cheques, EFT's and wires
Keep accurate list of unapplied cash for tracking, balancing, and constant updating
Follow-up on unapplied cash
Trouble shoot problem, solve issues to keep unapplied cash to a minimum
Apply credits to invoices on a weekly basis, files received from various business units
Process AR collections
Journal entries as they arise and ensure timely month end cut-off
What you bring:
1-2 years minimum experience in a similar role required
Accounting degree or similar preferred
Knowledge of SAP or similar preferred
Attention to detail