Senior Accountant (Contractor)

The Organization:

Created by dentists, CDSPI is a not-for-profit organization established in 1959 with the sole purpose of arranging programs for the benefit of dentists who are members of CDSPI’s member dental associations. CDSPI helps dentists and dental students achieve and maintain financial well-being by empowering them to protect and grow their wealth with customized financial advice, insurance, and investments.

Reporting Structure:

Reports to the Controller

About the Job:

Join our flexible work culture and a team of creative and passionate individuals.

The Senior Accountant works closely with the Financial Controller along with the rest of the Finance team. The professional is responsible for all aspects of financial management, including maintaining data and accuracy using accounting systems, and supporting the multitude of roles within the Finance team.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Support month-end closing procedures along with quarterly financial statement packages of the entities within CDSPI
  2. Prepare journal entries as required for specified transactions and expense accruals along with inter-company reconciliations
  3. Prepare monthly expense analysis pertaining to IT and legal expenses
  4. Take initiative in performing variance analysis for both revenues and expenses
  5. Ensure that all assigned balance sheet accounts are reconciled
  6. Support the budget process
  7. Participate in the upgrade of our current ERP software
  8. Backfill the accounts payable function when required: ensure invoices are properly coded, approved, and input into Navision
  9. Back up in office duties pertaining to cheque printing and cheque deposits when required
  10. Support Controller & CFO with various ad hoc projects

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • CPA candidate or designation
  • Analytical skills and judgement to independently solve problems
  • 3 years progressive experience in the accounting field
  • Financial services and/or insurance experience an asset
  • Experience with Dynamics 365 Business Central (NAV) considered an asset
  • Willingness to embrace change and explore alternatives in a constantly changing environment
  • Ability to build bridges and network across the organization
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, research, and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced computer skills, particularly in Excel

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to by Friday, May 24, 2024.

CDSPI is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.