General Accountant

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/13/2024 10:25 AM)
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Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position

The Accountant will provide financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data and preparing required reports.  The Accountant performs a variety of accounting tasks to support the Controller in ensuring various transactions are properly recorded in accordance with the company policies.  The duties may focus on costing (product costing, margin analysis) or a specific aspect of the business (tooling).  The Accountant must also construct and monitor the data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of financial information to management.


    • Responsible for verifying the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents and records.
    • Updates and maintains accounting and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, expense vouchers, accounts receivable, invoicing).
    • Enters data into computer systems using defined computer programs (ERP, Payroll, General Ledger )
    • Reconciles records with internal company employees, management, and customers.
    • Investigates questionable data and recommends actions to resolve discrepancies.
    • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
    • Accounts Receivable
      • Responsible for the set up and maintenance of customer accounts in the ERP system.
      • Maintain up to date billing system and carry out billing, collection and apply customer remittances.
      • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments, and other irregularities.


    • The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy CEVPL.00005.



    • General Accounting - Assist the plant controller with the following:


    • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
    • Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits.
    • Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures
    • Installs, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures.
    • Construct data accumulation systems.
    • Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems.
    • Assist with physical inventory counts.
    • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
    • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month –end close
    • Work with the materials department to locate and dispose of obsolete inventory
    • Report on periodic variances and their caused, focusing on spending variances.
    • Analyze capital budgeting requests.




  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school or
  • 5 years of related experience and/or training.
  • Collections/Payable/Payroll experience is preferred, as applicable.
  • Basic knowledge of general accounting principles
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Proficiency with computer applications and administration systems, specifically Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work effectively alone and prioritize.
  • Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical ability.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.

Detail oriented


• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance
• RRSP retirement savings plan
• Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays and vacation time

What do our employees have to say?
“It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
“Lots of growth opportunity.”
“The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
Not just a job—a great place to work!

Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer.   Ontario Human Rights Code and AODA.


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