Accounting Manager

7 days left

Location
Montréal, Quebec (CA)
Posted
15 Jul 2020
Closes
15 Aug 2020
Ref
Accounting Manager
Function
Finance
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent

As a dynamic and entrepreneurial spirited Accounting Manager, reporting to the Senior Controller, you will be responsible for managing a team of 3, while performing accounting duties for our subsidiaries in four different countries, our retail stores, while analyzing month-end, and reconciling intercompany transactions.

Some of What You’ll Do:

  • Manage a team of 3, including realignment of tasks and responsibilities of team members
  • Accounting for the Canadian, European, US, and Asian companies as well as others as the company continues to grow
  • Accounting for retail stores, including ensuring proper set up of accounts for opening of new stores; accounting for wholesale operations
  • Reconciliation of data between operating, POS, accounting and reporting systems
  • Month-end close including update of files, elimination entries, and delivery of consolidated financial statements
  • Critical analytical review of month-end results; assessment of general ledger activity ensuring appropriate allocation of revenues and expenses and variance analysis, including gross margin
  • Review of monthly sales tax returns including Canadian, US and European filings
  • Review of a variety of commission and management fee calculations 
  • Reconciliation of intercompany transactions and review of bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of year-end and governmental audit files and assistance to auditors
  • Maintenance and update of chart of accounts for all new outlets and stores; critical reassessment of CoA structure as company continues to grow
  • Key contributor in implementation of new reporting tool and improvement in month-end close
  • Miscellaneous adhoc analyses, collaboration with other departments and a variety of special projects as required by Management
  • Driver in implementation of key internal controls 
  • Preparation of analyses for inclusion in reporting package prepared for Board of Directors meetings

Some of What You’ll Need:

  • CPA designation a must; prior experience in Accounting firm an asset
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role managing staff, leading month-end close, and preparation of consolidated financial statements
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a finance role
  • Advanced Excel user
  • Professional English, proficient in French 
  • Comfortable with technology, prior experience with Great Plains and Momentis an asset
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to juggle many different tasks
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong people skills, good communicator, and a team player
  • Experience in accounting for retail operations is an asset
  • Takes initiative in recommending solutions as issues arise in a timely manner for discussion with Supervisor
  • Results-driven, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, including sense of urgency in delivering month-end results
     

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