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Corporate Accountant for provincial government agency client, downtown Toronto.

Marberg Job Number: 2063.
Job Type: Temporary.
Initial Term: September 25, 2023 to March 29, 2024, with possibility of extension or conversion to direct-hire contract.
Compensation: $52.19 for term of the assignment.  Salary of $95,000 per annum should position convert to direct-hire contract.
Recommended Application Date:  Immediately – please note that we are screening and shortlisting Candidates immediately and qualified applications may be contacted same day as date of application.
Regular Work Hours: 7.0 work hours per day, not including unpaid 1 hour lunch break, to be worked during regular business hours, Monday to Friday (35 work hours per week).
Work Location: Hybrid – split between remote-work and onsite at client’s downtown Toronto office, on TTC line. Hybrid split to be determined upon placement, with minimum 3 days onsite per week.

Responsibilities Summary:  
Provide financial management and analysis, reporting and treasury services, financial processing services, financial reporting assurance through design and maintenance of effective controls, and year-end support.

  • Support the implementation of Workday ERP, including Adaptive Planning.
  • Operate as sign-off accountant for all system development impacting financials and cash, as designated by Controller.
  • Update existing or create new integration methods to automate data capture in the Financial Information System.
  • Provide effective financial processing and financial reporting services.
  • Provide year-end support, including reconciling schedules and supporting information for period end adjustments and estimates.
  • Lead internal/external project teams, as designed by Controller.
  • Develop training materials and support delivery for staff training sessions.
  • Act as advisor to the Controller and the CFO on financial matters as required, and identify and drive business improvement opportunities.
  • Additional corporate accounting responsibilities as required.

Education: Post Secondary Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting.
Professional Credentials: CPA designation preferred.
Preferred Work Experience: Approximately 7+ years of progressive, related work experience.
Preferred Sector Experience: Public sector, regulatory, or financial sector experience preferred.

Technical and Language Skills Requirements:    

  • Advanced proficiency with Financial Information Systems, Microsoft Office, and other relevant software.
  • Experience with Workday ERP an asset.
  • Strong understanding of taxation – payroll and commodity taxes.
  • Proficient English communication skills, including strong business writing skills and verbal presentation skills suitable for a range of audiences.

Task -Based Qualifications and Additional Attributes:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills to evaluate alternatives independently and provide recommendations on business issues.
  • Demonstrated record of professional conduct and character. Responsible, reliable and works to deadlines.
  • Proven ability to respond to sensitive and confidential matters with tact, discretion, and excellent judgement in the interpretation and application of instructions and organization policy.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply project management principles, methodologies and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently, collaboratively, and in an advisory capacity, and liaise effectively with a wide and diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.

Additional Requirements:  

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada, providing satisfactory documentation upon request.
  • Ability to work both remotely and onsite as required, abiding by organization health and safety policies.
  • Ability to provide 3 qualified employment references who are available to speak with promptly upon request, and may be contacted by either Marberg or the Client.
  • Ability to declare personal Non-Conflict of Interest in execution of assignment responsibilities.
  • Provision of certification of AODA and OHSA online training course completion prior to assignment start.
  • Ability to complete a satisfactory Provincial Government security check, including a Fingerprint Check, prior to assignment start.  Please note that Marberg will reimburse for the cost of the security checks upon confirmation of assignment start and submission of approved expense receipts.
  • Additional satisfactory Background Checks and Technical Skills Evaluations as required.

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that Marberg Staffing updates job posts regularly, and external job boards may not reflect these changes in a timely fashion. Please refer to for the most current information including salary range.

Please note that Marberg Staffing only accepts applications through Indeed.caLinkedIn and

Marberg is committed to supporting workplace diversity and inclusivity, to reflect the demographic profile of all Ontarians.  Applications are encouraged from equity seeking groups including people of colour, Indigenous people, individuals with disabilities, and people from the LGBTQ2S community. 

Job ID: 2063

Location: Canada Ontario Toronto

Category: Accounting and Payroll, Government

Salary: Competitive



Number Of Positions 1

Pay Rate 52.19

Date Updated 08/28/2023

Status New

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