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Accounting Assistant

MICHI (www.michiny.com) a fashion-forward active lifestyle company is looking for an Accounting Assistant to ensure all of the company’s accounting and financial reporting up to date.


Responsibilities and duties:


  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for review
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year end financial statements and reports
  • Maintain general ledgers. 
  • Make entries into accounting software and internal databases.
  • Process payroll
  • Reconcile financial statements. 
  • Follow up on overdue payments. 
  • Maintain historical records by filing documents correctly


Accounts Payable:

  • Ensure full-cycle Accounts Payable is processed in an accurate and timely manner including matching purchase orders, packing slips and invoices in a computerized ledger system.
  • Post invoices and credit card transactions in a timely manner.
  • Prepare wires / EFT and cheques for all authorized vendor payments and employee expenses on a weekly basis.
  • Maintain vendor records and works with vendors to resolve payment issues, including requesting proof of delivery and necessary documentation.


Accounts Receivable:

  • Post receipts and deposit cheques when received
  • Prepare daily bank deposits and reconcile monthly bank statements.
  • Reconcile, adjust and maintain balance sheet accounts for monthly Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.


Inventory Control:

  • Book receipt of finished goods inventory from manufacturer.
  • Complete warehouse transfers on a timely basis.
  • Work closely with Inventory Manager for preparation of customs documentation as required on cross-border shipments.
  • Fulfilment of E-Commerce orders on the 3PL / ERP system on a daily basis.
  • Setting up all new styles in ERP at the beginning of each season (including: style images, barcodes, assigning SKUs, etc.)
  • Assist with Distribution Centre communication and follow-ups.
  • Assist in any duty disputes that were incorrectly assessed.


Required Qualifications: Work Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
  • CPA or CMA preferred but not mandatory.
  • Two (2) years of accounting or book keeping experience.
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting systems and applications.
  • Skill in maintaining accounting or bookkeeping records.
  • Skill in performing detailed numerical computations and reports.
  • Strong experience with MS Office Suite especially Excel
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of wholesale business cycle and accounting cycle.
  • Prior experience with Quickbooks or other Accounting system is an asset.
  • Prior experience with ERP and Shopify is an asset.
  • Strong ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Experience working with manufacturing companies, with inventory systems and in multiple currencies is a plus.


    To Apply:

    Please email your cover letter and resume to careers@michiny.com

    Please reference Job Title “Accounting Assistant” in the subject line of your message.