Accounting Specialist (Contractor Opportunity)

Finance · Kitchener, Ontario
Department Finance
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $20/hour to $30/hour

At O2 Industries, we're shaping the future of personal protective equipment. Our innovative respirators protect from harmful particles, giving people the tools to unlock their potential in the most sensitive breathing situations.


Our Finance team is looking for an Accounting Specialist contractor to join our team to provide support to some immediate finance and accounting initiatives. In this role you will use your accounting experience to create additional capacity on our team. One of your primary accountabilities will be completing tasks associated with our first audit. We anticipate this contract will be 2 to 3 months in length. 



What You’ll Do in This Role

  • Prepare and process standard accounting transactions and reconciliations
  • Support O2's first audit by collecting and organizing necessary data and documentation for external auditors
  • Support budgeting, forecasting and planning and analysis activities
  • Complete other ad hoc finance and accounting tasks as required



What You’ll Bring to This Role

  • At least 2 years of experience in an accounting role including processing transactions and reconciliations
  • Experience supporting external audits, either in the role of external auditor or client
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving capabilities with an ability to navigate in ambiguous scenarios
  • Solid Excel skills with the ability to use advanced functionality to facilitate transaction processing and analysis 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing 
  • Exceptional organizational skills with a keen eye for detail and ability to deliver against tight timelines



What We Need from You

When applying, please provide your current CV or resume. As part of this process, you will be asked to complete an Excel test to help us understand your capabilities. 


We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Codes, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) if you need accommodation at any point throughout the hiring process, please let us know.


**No agencies please**

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  • Location
    Kitchener, Ontario
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $20/hour to $30/hour