Accountant

Kent & Essex Mutual Insurance Company is recruiting for an Accountant to join our team. As an Accountant, you will assist in the preparation of month end working papers, associated monthly reporting and other projects as assigned. You will be involved in the accounts payable and receivable processes and other accounting duties. You will work collaboratively within the team to ensure all key deadlines are met and all tasks are cross-trained. You will provide support to the CFO assisting with regulatory reporting, the year-end audit process, and participate in ongoing financial projects while ensuring we maintain internal controls and adhere to company policies and procedures. We offer a hybrid work model; you will have a mix of in-office and remote as directed by the role and responsibilities.

Qualificiations

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in accounting or business administration.
  • Preference will be given to candidates that have a professional accounting designation (CPA) or have equivalent work experience.
  • Five (5) years recent experience in a related accounting position.
  • Strong financial acumen and analytical agility. Experience with IFRS is an asset.
  • Detail oriented, organized, able to meet tight deadlines, and expedite tasks upon request.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and financial reporting software is preferred.
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude and willingness to try new things or offer up a new idea.
  • Highly effective written and interpersonal communication skills; the ability to build a positive, team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in dealing with private and confidential information.
  • You are professional, respectful, and approachable, in all interactions.

What Do We Offer?

  • A diverse, collaborative, and supportive team.
  • A motivating company culture of spirit, enthusiasm, and a focus on skill development.
  • A company that values our business partners, our community and the health and well-being of our team.
  • Extensive benefit and compensation package.

About Us

Kent & Essex Mutual is a well-established property and casualty, mutual insurance company proudly located in Chatham-Kent. We are a financially strong and progressive company with over 130 years of experience building relationships with our policyholders, broker partners and community partners.

If you would like the opportunity to join our team and possess the qualifications listed above, please apply in confidence to Human Resources by email: hr@kemutual.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest and wish to advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process

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