K-Net General Accountant (Thunder Bay)

Position Overview:

The K-Net General Accountant is responsible for the day to day activities of the K-Net accounting system. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, bookkeeping, accounts payable, accounts receivable, collections, financial statements, budgeting and updating and implementing financial policies and procedures. The position will be based in Thunder Bay and will report to the Keewaytinook Okimakanak Finance Manager. It will also require frequent travel to Sioux Lookout to work with K-Net LP management and staff.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Complete the implementation of setting up the financial systems for K-Net LP including:
    • Review, analysis, re-design and implementation of an integrated inventory system for better tracking and costing of inventory transactions within the accounting software
    • Set up of a web-based Purchase Order System (currently in place but not complete)
    • Analysis of cash flows and the integration of paying K-Net invoices directly from K-Net bank (currently still being paid through KO)
  • Analysis and follow up with current outstanding receivables and ensuring on-going collection efforts are maintained and up-to-date
  • Manage full cycle accounting including accounts payables, account receivables, credit & collections and inter-company entries
  • Completing bank reconciliations
  • Processing Invoices
  • Reconciling Bank Deposits daily with Sage Accounting and First Data
  • Completing Bill Payments in an accurate and timely manner
  • Analysis of general ledger accounts
  • Preparing and approving month-end journal entries
  • Maintaining financial and operational files
  • Prepare accurate monthly, quarterly, annual financial reporting packages including bank reconciliations, and making required adjusting journal entries to ensure accuracy of general ledger
  • Provide assistance and respond to queries from senior management
  • Processing WSIB and HST and filing of necessary returns
  • Assisting with the completion of the annual financial audit
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Completed CPA, (CA, CGA, or CMA) credential is preferred; candidates who are in the process of obtaining a credential will be considered
  • A minimum of five years (5) years accounting and financial business experience, including knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles, knowledge of financial planning, inventory management, budget management, audits, risk management, and financing
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of statutes, regulations and financial requirements of both federal and provincial governments and their funding agencies (CRA, WSIB, NOHFC, HRDC, etc) 2
  • Experience in implementing financial policies and procedures within an organization
  • Advanced experience with accounting software (Sage 50 Premium)
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • A valid driver’s licence

Demonstrated Skills and Capabilities:

  • Strong financial, technical and analytical skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge in Sage 50 Premium
  • Ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Very well organized
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Worth ethic and positive attitude
  • A team player with the ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Self-starter and takes initiatives



Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 16:30