Job Posting - Lord Cultural Resources

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Accounting Clerk
Founded in 1981 in response to an emerging need for specialized planning services in the
museum, cultural and heritage sector, Lord Cultural Resources is now the world's largest
cultural professional practice. With the successful completion of more than 1,800 projects in 48
countries on 6 continents, the firm has earned an international reputation for sector leadership,
innovation and excellence.
We are dedicated to the creation of cultural capital worldwide, the value created as a result of
the maximization of cultural resources. Our mission is to collaborate with people and
organizations to plan and manage cultural places, programs and resources that deliver
excellence in the service of society.
We distinguish ourselves through a comprehensive and integrated full-service offering built on
a foundation of visioning, planning and implementation. We help clients clarify their goals; we
provide them with the tools to achieve those goals; and we leave a legacy as a result of training
and collaboration. Our clients are in all sectors including private and public corporations,
foundations, governments and non-profit institutions.
With a network of offices in Toronto, New York, San Francisco, Paris, Madrid, Beirut, Cairo,
Mumbai and Beijing, we conduct ourselves with respect for local adaptation, cultural diversity
and collaboration, embodying the highest standards of integrity, ethics and professional practice.
Please visit our website at http://www.lord.ca to learn more.
We are currently seeking an individual to fill the position of Accounting Clerk based in our
Toronto office.
JOB DESCRIPTION
Reporting to the Accounts Manager and working with our talented Administrative team in
a dynamic environment you will be responsible for a diverse range of accounting duties
including invoicing, banking, accounts receivable and accounts payable related entries, and
reporting using ERP system (Deltek Vision).
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Project Accounting
 Manage all financial aspects of assigned projects (accounts) - set up, billing,
costing and analysis - including:
o Supporting Project Managers in setting up projects in ERP system;
o Completion of all necessary paperwork (i.e. project control sheet, contracts
etc.);
o Conducting monthly interviews with Project Mangers to monitor all financial
changes to the project, updating reports as necessary;
o Processing expenses (expense reports, Subcontractor invoices);
o Processing Client billings on Project Manager’s instruction;
o Accounts receivable collections;
o Running accrual and deferrals reports;
o Compiling financial analysis reports for Project Mangers, monthly or as
needed;
o Completion of final analysis upon completion of project.
General Accounting
 Credit card statements and expense report reconciliation;
 Reconcile and post telecommunication, courier and other company accounts;
 Process and post monthly payments such as: rents, tax installments, WISB, etc.;
 Reconcile employee accounts monthly and pay out of pocket expenses;
 Initiate wire transfer payments;
 Prepare and release the accounts payable payments bimonthly, and as needed ;
 Organize and maintain accounts payable files;
 Prepare the Accounts Payable cash requirements report for bi-monthly cheque run
for review by CFO;
 Other accounting tasks as needed.
General Administration
 Administrative tasks such as responding to information requests and completion
of timesheets;
 Assistance in planning and execution of office events as needed;
Other duties as required.
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QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate must be a motivated, committed and adaptable team player. You
must be detail oriented, quality conscious, and have good time and project management
skills. Other key qualifications include:
 A Diploma, or Bachelor level degree related to Accounting;
 3-4 years relevant experience;
 Experience working with computerized accounting package (Deltek Vision would
be an asset);
 Knowledge of basic bookkeeping entries;
 Understanding of financial statement and chart of accounts set up;
 Experience with general ledger account reconciliation and analysis;
 Experience working with multiple currencies;
 Proven previous experience in customer service;
 Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook);
 Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines;
 Exceptional verbal and written communication skills (additional languages an
asset, Arabic, French, Spanish);
 Ability to create great working relationships with all levels within the company;
 Ability to work independently and in a team setting;
 A genuine interest in the culture, museums and the arts.
Please forward your application including cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the
subject line [Your Name] Accounting Clerk before April 6, 2012.
We are an equal opportunity workplace and welcome cultural diversity in our workforce.
Thank you to all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be
contacted.
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