Accounting Assistant

What’s the job?

As an Accounting Assistant, you will be an integral part of our accounting team, ensuring the accuracy of financial records and statements. Your responsibilities will include handling accounts receivable and payable, invoicing, collections, and assisting with various accounting activities. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a supportive and fast-paced environment while contributing to the financial success of our organization.

Core accountabilities:

  • Generate and process invoices, record receipt of funds, and manage accounts receivable reporting and follow-up.
  • Handle collections review, including letters, liens, and small claims, while maintaining positive customer relationships.
  • Process accounts payable invoices, ensure accurate internal controls for invoice approval and payment, and manage vendor relations.
  • Support in external compliance reporting and assist in the month-end journal entry process and working paper creation.
  • Maintain accurate records, reconcile statements, and resolve inquiries with vendors, ensuring proper documentation and timely payment.


  • Recent graduate of a Diploma or Bachelor of Business Administration or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills, with a strong attention to detail for accurate data entry.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability, sound judgment, and business acumen.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency in Excel and a willingness to learn Centra-custom programs.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to handle diverse personalities with a pleasant demeanor, a sense of humor, and the ability to maintain firm boundaries.

Who are we?

OWN IT! It’s on the back of all of our shirts. This is because Centra is 100% employee owned. We specialize in manufacturing our own high performance vinyl windows (yup, proudly Canadian!), installing them ourselves (no outsourcing here!), and are experts in building envelope restorations. With 39 years in the game, we've got it down pat. We’ve won national awards for our culture including Best Managed Companies and Canadas Most Admired Corporate Culture. Work for a company where you're not just an employee but an owner, and watch your equity grow beyond your paycheck with our employee-ownership program. OWN your career. OWN your growth. OWN your future. OWN IT with Centra!

Join us and become a part of our award-winning company!

In 2022, we proudly achieved the prestigious National Award for "Best Managed Companies." Yep, we were recognized as one of Canada's top-notch companies. Only the elite few earn this incredible honor!

But wait, there's more! We also triumphed with the National WaterStone Award for "Canada's Most Admired Corporate Culture." This means we're not just about doing business; we've created an awesome work environment that sets us apart. Our commitment, dedication, and strong work ethic propelled us to win this fantastic award and maintain our exceptional culture.

Check us out:

Don’t forget to visit us on our website at, Facebook under Centra Windows, and Instagram @Centrawindows to find out about more about who we are. We want to know what you think and if we’re the right fit for you.


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