Accounting Assistant - CaraCo Group of Companies

Job Details

Accounting Assistant

  • City City: Kingston
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Salary
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 1
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 40
  • Schedule Schedule: Days
  • Education Education: College

The Accounting Assistant supports the accounting team to provide financial reporting and analysis. Produce and control day to day accounting operations. This may be for a small portfolio or supporting Senior Accountants, Assistant Controller and Accounting Manager with their portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliation for a small portfolio of companies or supporting larger companies within CaraCo Group
  • Maintain the general ledger and participate in month end close processes
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and identify and investigate irregularities
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Prepare/review journal entries at month-end for accuracy and trends
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts for portfolio of companies.
  • Coordinate and work with accounting team to ensure deadlines are met
  • Inter-company processing as required.
  • Assist with year-end engagement requirements
  • Prepare variance analysis reports as requested.
  • Identify and analyze problems and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Support accounts payable/receivable team from time to time


  • College diploma in finance or accounting
  • Minimum 2 years combined experience in accounting and finance.
  • Working towards CPA designation preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and MS Office applications (Word, Access, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.


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The CaraCo Group of Companies began as CJM Blommestyn Construction in 1959. Founded by Ann and Cornell ‘Case’ Blommestyn, it soon grew into a multi-generational family business that creates prosperous communities on both sides of the border. CaraCo Group currently operates four divisions in Canada and the United States. With the responsibility of creating the best possible places for you to live, we are proud to build, maintain, and supply you with great places to call home.