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Senior Accountant – Calgary, AB

Position: Senior Accountant
Company: LaPrairie Crane
Location: Calgary, AB

The Senior Accountant will work closely with the Controller performing a variety of both administration and accounting support roles. The successful candidate for this position will be someone who enjoys variety and is able to efficiently and successfully multi-task, when required.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As the Senior Accounting Administrator:

  • Management of Equipment/ Asset files.
  • Analysis of Monthly Fleet and other Asset Reports.
  • Preparation and filing of GST/PST.
  • Management of the IFTA (International Fuel Tax Agreement) reporting process.
  • Responsibility over intercompany recharges.
  • Process monthly Executive’s Visa Expense Reports.
  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of processes and procedures by assisting with system projects and process improvement initiatives, as required.
  • Produce other ad hoc reports, as required.
  • Other administration and accounting responsibilities, as required.

As the Collections Supervisor:

  • Overall management of collections, ensuring compliance with standard policy.
  • Oversight of collection calls from the administration clerk.
  • Identification of files that require escalation and action to appropriate parties.
  • Management of non-responsive files.
  • Conduct credit checks on customers and consumers as needed; establish and manage limits.
  • Recommend, document and implement policies and procedures that facilitate the consistent and efficient collection of accounts receivable.
  • Provide month-end reporting of Accounts Receivable status.


  • At least 3 years’ work-related experience in administration/ accounting.
  • Collections/ credit control experience and supervisory experience an asset.
  • Minimum high school diploma and post-secondary education in accounting, book keeping or business administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge of accounting systems and general accounting principles. 
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, & Outlook.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills with prioritizing abilities to meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail and proficient in data management.
  • Eager to learn and comfortable communicating with various departments within the company.

To take advantage of this opportunity, please submit your resume to:

Human Resources Department
Fax: (403) 767-9932

We encourage all who are qualified and interested to apply in confidence, however, only those in consideration will be contacted.