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Junior Accountant

Company Description

Porter Airlines is committed to delivering its signature ‘flying refined’ experience to customers across North America. Effortless travel and genuine hospitality are offered in style and comfort while restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. 

 

Porter is proud to be an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

 

Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Details of growth plans to provide North America-wide service are available at flyporter.com.

Job Details

Porter Airlines set a new standard with a flying refined brand promise bringing dignity and ease to travel, with an elevated, high-value experience.  Recently, Porter announced an expansion of its network across North America acquiring up to 80 new Embraer E195 – E2.  This growth plan will make Porter a national airline and create incredible opportunities for team members to expand skill sets, work on new projects, and experience our vast network of destinations.

FUNCTION: Reporting to Manager, Accounting & Financial Reporting.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Record bank transactions in Microsoft GP daily to ensure balances tie with our financial systems

  • Reconcile bank statements to MS Dynamics on a monthly basis

  • Reconcile station cash balances on a quarterly basis

  • Process fuel invoices for payment on a daily basis, including filing multiple state/province excise Tax

  • Prepare monthly HST returns for several entities and complete associated monthly reconciliations

  • Reconcile debit card machine transactions for multiple stations monthly

  • Prepare bank deposits as required

  • Coordinate the travel agency commissions payable process – compile commission payments and prepare monthly payment runs and associated reconciliations

  • Prepare standard and accrual journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis, as required

  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply and promote the Company Safety Policy.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.

  • Teamwork: Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals.

  • Passenger/Customer Service: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).

  • Initiative: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

  • Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high-quality results consistent with the organization’s standards.

  • Fostering Communication: Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors in Commerce (Finance or Accounting Specialization)

  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to review processes and recommend improvements to increase efficiency

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, with a high proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with MS Dynamics (Great Plains) an asset

  • Strong communications skills; ability to communicate clearly and precisely in English

  • Detail and results oriented and strong organizational skills

  • Strong self-starter who seeks continuous process improvement and likes to drive change

  • Ability to work with strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Flexible and willing to do any and all tasks within the finance group, as requested and required

  • Travel / aviation industry experience an asset

  • Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination

 

LOCATION: Toronto (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - YTZ) 

  • July 20, 2022
  • 03-67-59

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