GL AccountantJob Title GL Accountant
Req ID 4116BR
Location Laval, Quebec
Location : Laval
Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Canada) is currently looking for a GL Accountant to support accounting activities, and general administration issues and who will work closely with all personnel located at the Laval location. The role will have significant interaction with members of Vertex departments such as Accounting, Purchasing and Human Resources, members of other Vertex Departments and other global personnel.
KEY RESPONSABILITIES :
Reporting to the Director Accounting & Finances, the GL Accountant will be responsible for the following:
Support the accounts payables function, and the invoice as well as the payment batches processes
Support the site operating bank accounts, to include full Bank reconciliation process and proposal of funding needs
Take ownership for the Oracle Asset module and processing of additions, disposals and transfers, ensuring accuracy and adherence to regulatory requirements
Prepare the provincial sales tax return information (GST/ QST /HST)
Complete the prepaid expenses proposing, completing timely submissions to the financial close process
Validate, code and enteraccrual entries, working closely with corporate accounting to ensure consistency and accuracy across sites
Support the Canadian payroll and stock administration functions, in activities as and when necessary
Ensure timely and accurate accruals for the services not invoiced and goods not received
Prepare the General Intercompany entries to analyze expenses and coordinate the cross-charge or receipt of intercompany expenses
Participate to different ad hoc project and analysis to support the planning function as and when necessary
Participate in the improvement and optimization of various processes including the validation of new or updated financial systems and the recommendation of proactive solutions.
The incumbent would need to be able to interact with internal customers, other sites or department and suppliers
Finally, there will need to be flexible and perform other duties as assigned. The incumbent must be able to receive, interact with internal customers, other sites or department and suppliers.
Finally, there will need to be flexible and perform other duties as assigned
College degree or professional development certificate in accounting with a least 5 + years of accounting experience and 2+ years experience in payroll
Diploma or Degree in Accounting Science with at least 3 yrs of solid Accounting experience and 1 yr experience in payroll
Demonstrated experience in using the software Ceridian Insync
Experience with Oracle Financials, an asset
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
Basic knowledge of Lotus Notes and Power Point is desirable
Recognized as a dynamic, reliable, flexible, with good interpersonal skills, a team player
Must be prioritized and coordinate tasks in fast paced environment
A proven track record of problem solving and query resolution
Fluency in French and English both spoken and written
Strong attention to details and accuracy and attention to detail, quick learner
Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine. Our team discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapies so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. Vertex scientists and our collaborators are working on new medicines to cure or significantly advance the treatment of hepatitis C, cystic fibrosis, epilepsy and other life-threatening diseases. Founded more than 20 years ago in Cambridge, MA, we now have ongoing worldwide research programs and sites in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada. Vertex has consistently been recognized as one of the industry's top workplaces by leading publications such as Science Magazine, The Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, San Diego Business Journal and The Scientist, and most recently was named the top employer in Science magazine's 2011 annual survey. For more information and to view Vertex's press releases, please visit .
VERTEX is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.