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Robert Half Finance & Accounting

Accounting Manager / Supervisor



Company Information

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm with more than 360 locations worldwide. Robert Half’s specialized staffing divisions include:


  • Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting and Robert Half Management Resources, for temporary, full-time and project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance;
  • OfficeTeam, for full-time, temporary, and temporary-to-full-time opportunities for highly skilled temporary administrative support office management and HR personnel;
  • Robert Half Technology, for full-time and project information technology professionals;
  • Robert Half Legal, for temporary, project and full-time staffing of lawyers, law clerks, paralegals and legal support personnel; and,
  • The Creative Group, for advertising, marketing and web design professionals.


We encourage you to work with us to find out why for more than 15 years, Robert Half once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies.” (March 1, 2017)

For more information, visit www.roberthalf.ca or follow us on Twitter @RobertHalf_CAN.

Job Description

The Accounting Manager / Supervisor will be reporting to the Director, Financial Services and will manage, monitor and evaluate all day-to-day activities performed by the Billing and Finance teams.


The Accounting Manager / Supervisor will expedite and formalize processes for collecting, analyzing, verifying and reporting client financial information; will provide guidance to refine and improve the company’s TPA Benefits service offering; and will perpetuate positive relationships with clients/insurers as the main point of contact for finance and billing issues for the TPA Benefits practice.


In managing the Billing and Finance department, the Accounting Manager / Supervisor will participate in management’s annual review process to ensure all team members progress and achieve set goals.


Key specific responsibilities involved for the Accounting Manager / Supervisor will be broken down into the following –




  • Oversee the Billing and Finance teams daily operations and ensure that scheduled tasks run completely and successfully, including monitoring logs, status reports and promptly fixing issues;
  • Manage and mentor a team of billing and finance individuals;
  • Lead project initiatives through to completion while delegating tasks and coaching team members;
  • Conduct Performance Evaluations set annual performance objectives;
  • Ensure all team members understand and apply accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations; and
  • Monitor appropriate staffing level while carrying out cross-training initiatives.



  • Ensure the team’s timely and accurate completion of all billing services rendered to all clients;
  • Oversee rollout of Sage 300/ACCPAC for tracking and reporting of billing/collections cycle
  • Establish billing and reporting arrangements for new clients;
  • Maintain strong, positive relationships with, and ensure prompt response to, clients and insurers as their main point of contact for resolving billing issues;
  • Review and approve documentation of billing and collection procedures and processes; and
  • Manage, analyze and make recommendations for improvements to procedures and processes to mitigate errors, increase efficiency, and maximize the collection of accounts receivable.


Financial Reporting:


  • Set up financial reporting for new clients and ensure appropriate recognition of the different revenue streams;
  • Maintain complete and accurate accounting records for Third Party Administration (TPA) services, Consulting services, and Disability Management services;
  • Review and approve various financial reports including, but not limited to, bank reconciliations, premium remittances, TPA summaries, Administrative Services Only (ASO) reports, etc.;
  • Maintain strong, positive relationships internally with other Supervisors and Department heads as their main point of contact to resolve finance issues and complete ad-hoc financial requests;
  • Ensure prompt responses to internal and external inquiries to support rendering services to our clients;
  • Support the internal and external audit processes as their main point of contact;
  • Review and update documentation of financial reporting procedures and processes; and
  • Manage, analyze and make recommendations for improvements to procedures and processes to mitigate errors and increase efficiency.


Cash Management:


  • Review and approve cash management transactions on a daily basis as well periodically review and approve various cash management reports and cash-in-trust reconciliations;
  • Proactively research and implement automated processes to reduce manual processes and reliance on spreadsheets.


About You:


  • Post-secondary education and successfully completed an accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA), or equivalent workplace experience;
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in accounting including 3 or more years in a supervisory role;
  • Proven knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations;
  • Experience in group benefits, third party administration;
  • ACCPAC, Billing, Cash Flow Management, Cash Management, Financial Reporting, Sage FAS 123R, Management Reporting.


Connect With Us Today:

To discuss this full-time position in detail, connect today with Tracy, Stuart or Daniel at (613) 236-42053 or ottawa@roberthalf.com.


Contact Information

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Stuart Eliuk / Tracy Vorstandlechner
Posting Date: 03-Aug-2017Accounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time $60,000 - $100,000/yr 1Member or Student ASAP
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