Senior Accountant

December 3, 2020
Position Information
Senior Accountant
Full Time
Accounting
Manager, Accounting & Finance
Toronto
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Summary of Responsibilities 
The Senior Accountant will perform a variety of advanced accounting and related financial reporting functions within the accounting department. The position entails acting as a key resource in the financial statement close process, budgeting and forecasting, and perform advanced accounting and related functions in the accounting department.

Key Duties & Responsibilities 
  • Reporting to the Manager, Accounting & Finance and senior a team of four staff, the Senior Accountant will provide day to day management of the financial reporting operations of the wholesale business, including budgeting, forecasting, month-end, and quarter-end close.
  • Full ownership of the balance sheet and income statement account reconciliation, including analysis of accounts.
  • Research, resolve accounting issues, and prepare accounting policies in accordance with US GAAP and ASPE for Corporate Management. Produce and analyze variance reports and KPI’s for business operations management teams.
  • Ensure accurate reporting remittances to the government.
  • Perform daily banking including monitoring the accounts payable and collections to ensure sufficient cash flow funding, and liaison with the financial institutions for debt borrowings and repayments.
  • Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Standards, internal and external audits.
  • Ad hoc projects as needed.

Education Requirements and/or Experience Requirements 
  • Degree/Diploma: Business related degree (BBA, BCOM, or BA)
  • Program of Study: Business and/or Accounting
  • Years of Experience: 3+ years
  • Type of Experience: Accounting, Finance and/or Public Accounting
Skills & Abilities
  • Qualified CPA designation obtained from public accounting firm required.
  • Previous experience in distribution, or retail industry in sales and finance an asset.
  • Proficiency in report writing, finance and accounting principles, as well as proficiency with office software applications such as Microsoft Office is required.
  • A mindset for continuous improvement, and proactive to accomplish tasks.
  • A mindset for continuous improvement, and proactive to accomplish tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and presentation).
  • Ability to work effectively in an extremely fast paced and evolving environment.
  • Some overtime may be required.
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