Vacancy Accounting Assistant

  • Canada, Leamington, Ontario
  • Finance
  • WO  | HBO

Are you passionate about accounting? Would you like to join an international company, the leader in horticultural industry? Do you live in Canada, Ontario, not too far from Leamington? Then you are welcome to apply for this vacancy!

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How does your job as Accounting Assistant look like?

In this role you will work closely with the management and you will be based at our Leamington Office.You will be assisting with planning, control and analysis as well as general and financial accounting and Office Management for our Canadian subsidiary. You will cover administrative and office management activities such as administrating insurances, pension plan, managing office supplies inventory and purchasing.  You will participate in budget preparation, assist management with strategic planning and financial projects or making presentation, analyses, reports on the request. 
Additionally you will be responsible for:

  • planning, control and analysis;
  • general accounting, like the month end closing process and accounts payable;
  • financial accounting.

What do we expect from you:

You are honest and reliable, someone who your colleagues can depend on. You are hands on with broad interest across all administrative functions and accounting. You like to work in team and able to carry tasks independently. You have good analytical skills and enjoy technology. You are good with various accounting systems and enjoy technology. You have experience with Microsoft Dynamics Navision and Cognos reporting tool. Your strengths are communication, high level of responsibility and attentiveness to details. You like to cooperate and to consult with colleagues in an international environment for an optimal result. In addition, we can find the following on your resume:

  • Master’s or Bachelor's degree in Accounting or similar;
  • minimum of 3 years of working experience.

What can you expect from us:

As an Accounting Assistant you will operate in a highly motivated team of experienced and professional colleagues in Canada and in strong cooperation with the Rijk Zwaan teams in both the USA and the Netherlands. In addition to a dynamic and innovative work-environment with constantly new challenges, we are happy to offer you:

  • a permanent contract from the start;
  • market-based salary based on job level and experience;
  • various training opportunities through our Rijk Zwaan Academy;
  • a team with motivated colleagues.

Rijk Zwaan: your new employer? 

In De Lier, nearby Delft, you can find the headquarters of Rijk Zwaan. Rijk Zwaan is an international family company with a people-oriented culture. Rijk Zwaan is right at the start of the food chain. We develop vegetable varieties and sell the seeds produced from them globally. From our strategic position we contribute to the world food supply. Everything we do is about growth. The growth of natural products that we export around the world. The growth of our company and above all the growth of our people: we give you every opportunity to use your own initiative and achieve your full potential.


Do you recognize yourself and would you like to start as soon as possible? Click on 'Apply now' to submit your cv and motivational letter. You can address your application to Svenja van Lunszen. As your application will be reviewed carefully by several colleagues, you will hear from us within two weeks. An on-line assessment will be part of the procedure.

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