Comptable général

Sector: Energy
Site: QC-CA (Montreal) | HEAD OFFICE
Job Code: 1335
# of openings: 1




The General Accountant is involved in the overall accounting for the entities under his/her responsibility, including financial reporting, collaboration in cash management, the budget process and external audit. He/she ensures that the accounting is complete and accurate, and that timely financial data is presented internally and externally on a monthly basis. In addition, the General Accountant ensures that internal controls function properly and are tested periodically. The General Accountant reports to the Manager, Accounting.


  • General Accounting, including general ledger, journal entries, account analysis, intercompany balances, fixed assets, month-end, JD Edward systems and Cognos Controller financial consolidation software for Kruger Energy entities.
  • Preparation of sales invoices.
  • Supporting utility and sales taxes and coordinating directly with the respective government entities (federal and provincial).
  • Participate in the preparation of internal financial statements, financial reporting and monthly observations.
  • Support the Manager, Accounting in the preparation of external financial reports (monthly / quarterly to financial institutions).
  • Assist in the preparation of cash flow forecasts for the entities under his/her responsibility.
  • Actively participate in the preparation of the annual external audit.
  • Collaborate with the Manager, Accounting in the analysis of variances in corporate services expenses and follow up with cost center managers.
  • Contributes to the development of relevant accounting, budgeting, forecasting and ad hoc reporting procedures.
  • Validates that the various sites have implemented the appropriate internal controls and procedures and ensures that these controls are working properly.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the immediate supervisor.



  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Commerce, Accounting. Extensive relevant work experience could be considered instead of university studies.


  • At least one to three (1 to 3) years of relevant experience in accounting and business, including financial reporting, auditing and taxation.
  • Industry experience is an asset.


  • Very good knowledge of Excel and experience with major financial systems (preferably JD Edwards).
  • Asset: knowledge of IFRS standards.


  • Good verbal and written communication skills, both in English and French

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