Does Your Career Need a Lift?


Leavitt Cranes

As a company that is constantly growing and striving to be a leader in our industry, we offer employees the opportunity to grow with us. We value a strong work ethic, dedication to continuous improvement and learning, social and personal responsibility, and work-life balance. We provide competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, a dynamic work environment, and then we set you up to succeed by offering training and mentorship in a team environment.

Accountant Position Overview

This position is for a maternity leave coverage for Leavitt Cranes, reporting to the Controller, where you will be responsible for daily accounting tasks as part of the accounting team. This is a challenging role that will require you to put your previous skills and experience together in a fast paced environment.

Job Description

  • Accounts Payable transactions
    • Getting appropriate approvals for invoices
    • Entering invoices into accounting system
    • Deal with vendors for issues with invoices etc.
    • Process concur expense reports
    • Process Diners card expenses, approvals and coding
    • Process vendor payments - cheques, EFT, wire
    • Interface monthly the AP, Inventory and PO transactions
  • Accounts Receivable transactions
    • Prepare bank deposits
    • Post cash receipt entries
    • Reconciling AR accounts
    • Setting up pre-authorized debits
    • Processing and posting credit card payments
    • Working with the head of AR for setting up customer accounts
    • Setting up customer ship-to
    • Interface monthly the AR transactions
  • Operations support: setup machine make and model in the system, and assist with posting issues
  • Full cycle accounting
  • Prepare and process journal entries
  • Perform monthly revenue reconciliations
  • Perform monthly general ledger reconciliations
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations
  • Perform monthly inter-company reconciliations
  • Post depreciation, as provided by Rentals Department
  • Prepare monthly internal financial reports
  • Respond to requests from other departments for detail on reported financial information
  • Prepare government filings for affiliated companies: GST, PST, US sales tax etc.
  • Assist with year-end audit
  • Perform other ad-hoc tasks


  • Possess or is working towards an education in Accounting or a related discipline
  • At least one to two years’ experience in a fast-paced office environment
  • Superior Microsoft Office skills with advanced experience using MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience with SILK will be considered an asset
  • Must be accurate, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask and cope with conflicting priorities
  • Able to work with minimal supervision

Does Your Career Need A Lift?

To be a part of this exciting company, apply by sending your detailed cover letter and resume.

  • Location: Surrey
  • Category: Administration

Leavitt Machinery is committed to Employment Equity, this is more than just treating everyone the same way, and we’ve made a commitment to be proactive in developing employment practices that encourage the representation of minorities.

We encourage applications from all qualified applicants and hire based on qualifications, dedication and commitment to personal development.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however, we will only be contacting those candidates that we believe will be a successful fit in our organization. Due to the volume of applications received, no phone calls please.