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General Accountant

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About the Opportunity

The position is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures throughout the organization’s accounting cycle. This includes analyzing financial information, preparing accurate, timely financial reports and statements, and ensuring appropriate accounting control procedures. This position is also required to be proactive and to apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help support the accounting process

  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • Leads the process of all intercompany transactions BTP, Minute Key; ensuring balances throughout all Hillman Canada accounts
  • Ensure all customer rebate programs are accounted for. This includes accruals, payouts, special reporting, and reconciliations
  • Work closely with payroll department on accounting for payroll, severances etc
  • Responsible for fixed assets at all company facilities: accounting, reconciliation, acquisition approvals, annual confirmations
  • Oversees correct and timely booking AP transactions. Process interdivisional Sales and AR/AP balance elimination
  • Performs accurate and timely analyses and accruals. Requests details or corrective actions from Purchasing, Inventory Control, CSRs
  • Oversee key accounts: bank, rebates, payroll and intercompany/division accounts
  • Designs and generates a variety of financial reports in JDE, BI Cubes, MS Access
  • Ensure accurate and timely period end close
  • Performs accurate, timely reconciliations and supporting schedules
  • Participates in internal and external audits; Interacts with auditors, prepares reports, and maintains required documentation
  • Participates in documentation and testing of controls in compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Calculates and submits provincial sales tax returns
  • Prepares and submits Canada Statistics reports

About You

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA, CMA, or CPA, CGA) or near completion
  • 5-7 years+ general accounting and analysis experience in a Manufacturing / Distribution environment
  • Experience with JDE Oracle or similar ERP Software an asset
  • High Proficiency in Excel (Power Pivot, Pivot Tables etc.) and MS Access an essential requirement
  • Ability to communicate financial objectives and requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on teamwork
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills oral & written
  • Flexibility to work overtime as required to meet tight deadlines


$65,000 - $75,000/year

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #315282

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.


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