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Title:  Accounting Associate - Head Office Mississauga - 12 month contract

Job ID:  22064
Country:  Canada
City:  Mississauga
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Fixed Term
Professional level:  Graduates

About JTI


JTI-Macdonald Corp. is one of the oldest companies in Canada, tracing its origins to 1858 and part of a leading international tobacco company. As a member of Japan Tobacco Group of Companies we are the global owner of world-renowned brands including the number two cigarette brand in the world.  We also manufacture other products in the vaping category and we are working in one of the most challenging industries of today’s FMCG landscape. 
Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 40,000 people across the globe in 120 countries worldwide. We were recently awarded Global Top Employer for the fourth consecutive year with regional Top Employer Certification in Europe #1, Asia #1, North America #1, Africa #2 and Middle East #3. This is recognition of our outstanding talent strategy, energizing culture and commitment to learning and development. 


Under the supervision of the Financial Controller Director, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting the accounting team with performing monthly closing and financial reporting activities for multiple entities.




  • Using standard templates, timely and accurately recording journal entries in SAP
  • Reconciling general ledger accounts to ensure complete postings during the period
  • Calculating royalty amounts based on transaction data from SAP
  • Generating Statistics Canada / Health Canada reports based on financial reporting results
  • Reporting selected financial information to the Corporate via template-based internal system


Qualifications & Experience


  • Post-secondary education with a focus on accounting
  • Accounting designation (or working towards) is an asset
  • Knowledge of SAP (or similar ERP system) is an asset


Skills, Competencies & Languages


  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Well organized, detail oriented and works well under pressure
  • Good time management and prioritization skills
  • A team player with a proactive, can-do attitude



Additional Information



JTI-Macdonald Corp. is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.


Please note that we welcome internal referrals, as per policy and candidates must be duly authorized to work in Canada.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

Feb 11, 2019

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