Kelly Services Accounting Operation Specialist in Toronto, Canada

Kelly Services is pleased to be supporting our client in the energy sector with their requirement for an experienced Accounting Specialist to work in their location at North York.

Specific accountability:

  • Prepare, review and approve journal entries, reconciliations and analysis and trial balance on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy and completeness of transactions recorded

  • Research and collaborate with Accounting Research Expert Group and other business units on accounting issues as they arise, including assessing, documenting, resolving and communicating the accounting, disclosure, especially those analysis based on local materiality for GPT entities

  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of US GAAP

  • Prepare unconsolidated quarterly and annual financial statements for tax equity partners

  • Coordinate and prepare consolidated Power quarterly impairment analysis, revenue recognition, related party, contract review checklist and other key schedules as required

  • Synthesize accounting issues and be able to explain their impacts to management and auditors

  • Ensure departmental SOX compliance and effective management of SOX documents and evidence

  • Provide support to Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) and business partners

  • Identify & provide recommendation for process improvements through a review of accounts and associated process

  • Provide operational accounting support to the US and Canadian assets within the Green Power and Transmission Group


  • University degree in a business or accounting program

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) with 5+ years post qualification experience. Total years of applicable work experience is 9+ years.

  • Working knowledge of US GAAP

  • Experience in Technical Accounting/Accounting Research role

  • Experience in External Financial Reporting role an asset

  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail

  • Strong computer skills; experience with various financial accounting systems and applications

  • Ability to lead work on various projects concurrently

  • Proven oral and written communication skills both to technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • High level of personal and professional integrity

  • Willing to work under pressure and some overtime to meet tight deadlines


  • Familiarity with Oracle, Hyperion Smartview

Kelly Services offers:

  • Competitive pay rate plus 4 % vacation pay and eligible for statutory holiday pay

  • Prompt weekly pay cheque via direct deposit

  • A safe working environment

  • We invest in your personal and professional growth by providing you with free training opportunities via our website

  • Health benefit available after 3 months

Important information: These positions are recruited for by a remote Kelly office, NOT your local Kelly branch. Please apply directly with your resume to the posting.

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