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As the largest Canadian-owned and operated K-12 publisher, Nelson Education Ltd. is Canada's only heritage education content provider, known for its innovative products and solutions catering to learners across the country.

Nelson is on a mission to make learning accessible, engaging, and effective for all. That's why Nelson continuously strives to create dynamic curriculum-aligned content that caters to diverse learning styles, fostering critical thinking, creativity, and life-long learning.

In response to the evolving education landscape, Nelson developed Edwin, a digital learning ecosystem. Edwin is a learning platform for classroom success, providing curriculum-linked content, engaging tools and unparalleled support to reach every student.

Nelson is redefining education and making a positive impact on the way knowledge is acquired and shared by creating the possible, one learner at a time.

About the Role

Nelson Education is seeking an intermediate Accountant to join our team. The successful incumbent in this role will report to the Director, Accounting and Reporting. This role requires a strong understanding of month-end close processes along with expertise in accounting entries and advanced Excel skills. The accountant will play a crucial role in the month-end close and financial reporting processes and will be involved with upcoming projects such as process re-engineering and documentation. We are looking for a candidate who is eager to learn, willing to dive into various tasks, and demonstrates enthusiasm for their work. The role offers a range of opportunities, with responsibilities varying from simple to complex tasks.

Key Accountabilities

  • Perform month-end close processes, including journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of accounting entries and records.
  • Participate in upcoming projects including process re-engineering, and documentation.
  • Work closely with various departments to streamline accounting processes and systems.
  • Utilize advanced Excel skills for data analysis, reporting, and financial modeling.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of accounting policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Conduct financial analysis and provide recommendations based on findings.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of industry best practices, accounting principles, and regulatory requirements.
  • Actively contribute to the team’s success and foster a collaborative work environment.
  • Take on additional responsibilities and projects based on business needs.

Requirements

  • Post-secondary degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, college diploma or equivalent certification is preferred.
  • CPA or relevant professional certification is a plus.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in accounting or finance roles, preferably with exposure to month-end close processes.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting requirements.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, data analysis, and pivot tables
  • Experience with NetSuite or other ERP system is highly desirable.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills for collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think critically.
  • Willingness to learn, adapt, and take on new challenges.
  • Proactive and self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Benefits

  • Hybrid work model
  • Flexible working time
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Great company culture
  • Great benefits and perks, including summer Fridays, partner discounts and more!

You don’t have 100% of the above qualifications? Do you still think Nelson is a great fit for you? We encourage you to apply anyways! 

Nelson is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Inclusion, Equity and diversity. As part of this commitment, we do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, gender, gender identity, colour, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability status. 

Should you require any accommodation during the requirement process please reach out to  peopleandengagement@nelson.com.

Last updated on Jun 18, 2024

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