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Accounting Manager - 12 Month Contract (Closed)

Job Highlights
North York

About the Opportunity

  • Develops and prioritizes day-to-day individual and interdependent department activities, congruent with the monthly and quarterly financial reporting timeline
  • Assists in the functional skills development and performance of the accounting department staff; interprets existing corporate policies and regulatory standards
  • Maintains processes for accurately recording transactions in the general ledger and the electronic repository of journal entries
  • Ensures the integrity of the balance sheet amounts by developing and maintaining excellent practices for GL account reconciliations
  • Assigns reconciliation responsibility among staff and other functional areas
  • Issues/updates the monthly accounting schedule and completes all tasks on time
  • Prepares the consolidated month end trial balance and supporting schedules
  • Implements approved accounting policy changes
  • Analyzes the monthly and quarterly budget to actual variances
  • Performs the top vendor accrual every month
  • Develops day-to-day individual responsibilities for capital assets reporting and trains staff; through ongoing contact with the FP&A team
  • Review Intangible asset entries and reconciliation for the top level entity
  • Fosters a strong control environment, over financial reporting and the entire organization
  • Perform due diligence procedures, assist with inventory counts on acquisition dates, and provide accounting & reporting requirements and support to the newly acquired company’s accounting team
  • Works with business partners throughout the organization to provide recommendations on effectiveness, efficiency and controls.
  • Ensures processes are followed and reconciliations performed throughout the business
  • Development and implementation of processes, procedures, and policies related to acquisitions, systems implementations, new geographies and new products as required

About You

  • Accounting Designation - CPA CA preferred
  • Five to eight years post qualification experience in general accounting including GL close process and consolidated trial balances
  • Previous experience in supervising accounting and accounts payable teams
  • Proficient in Excel and Word and a working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics General Ledger
  • General understanding of internal controls over financial reporting
  • Proven leadership attributes combined with abilities to coach and motivate staff
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of IFRS 16 is a strong asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to understand concepts beyond accounting, with a strong aptitude for finance and business
  • Adaptable in a fast-paced and results driven organization
  • Experience with ERP implementation and other automation projects will be an asset

Pay Rate


How to Apply

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You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.