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EF Education First

Staff Accountant

3+ months agoToronto, Canada

Staff Accountant
EF Educational Tours
Toronto, ON

The position:

EF Educational Tours is currently looking for an ambitious, driven and enthusiastic Staff Accountant with a flair for numbers and attention to detail to join our accounting and finance team at our Canadian tours head office in Toronto, ON.

A day in the life of a Staff Accountant for EF Educational Tours:

  • Work with the team on the accounting of three Canadian legal entities
  • Ensure the accuracy of the general ledger, all journal entries, revenue recognition, fixed assets and accruals
  • Ensure proper recording of Intercompany transactions and cash flow management
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly financial statements, reconciliations, variance analysis and commentary for management review
  • Complete budgets for a legal entity, and perform analysis of budget to actuals, including follow-up
  • Identify and implement opportunities for process improvement and efficiency
  • Communicate and work directly with accounting team, FP&A team and CFO
  • Work closely and collaboratively with other functional areas and other EF businesses around the world.

The position provides excellent opportunities to build experience with a team of accomplished and motivated people in a truly international environment. From the start, you will work closely with your manager as a key contributor in monthly, quarterly and annual closing procedures.

The ideal candidate has/is:

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Quick learner and a proven problem solver
  • Energetic personality with great communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Open-minded, solution-oriented and driven
  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills
  • Accountable and committed to team goals
  • Flexible and able to multitask / Proactive and flexible
  • The ability to thrive in an international and fast-paced environment
  • A flair for numbers and attention to detail
  • Excellent technical and computer skills, particularly in Excel
  • Able to analyze processes and come up with creative ways of improving them

Why youll love working here:

It’s not just a job – it’s a way of life. In your role, you can expect to:

  • Make an impact.Come to work and help change the world every single day, bringing our mission of Opening the World Through Education to life.
  • Expand your worldview with paid international business travel. The more you develop, the more passport stamps you’ll collect.
  • Live well.Benefits include a competitive base salary, three weeks paid vacation time to start (and four weeks starting in year two), and a company matching RSP plan.
  • Stay healthy.We’re proud to offer a market-leading health and dental benefits plan, $500 yearly fitness reimbursement, and various fitness classes and activities.
  • Be engaged.We work in an open environment without a cubicle in sight. You’ll also enjoy comprehensive professional development and a yearly stipend for continued education.
  • Have fun.Connect with colleagues at company parties or over beer at the beer fridge.  Also can’t forget about the free coffee and snacks!

A little bit about EF Education First:

EF is the world’s largest international education company – providing life-changing educational experiences to create global citizens. We offer millions of people the opportunity to learn a language, travel abroad, experience another culture or earn an academic degree. Since 1965, EF’s mission has been opening the world through education. Our 52,000 employees have a worldwide presence in over 600 schools and offices within 50 countries.

Check out to learn more about our amazing team, products, and customers.

*To be considered for this role, applicants must be authorized to work in Canada.

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Employment Type: Other