Financial Accountant

LocationMississauga, Ontario
DepartmentFinance
Reports ToSenior Manager of Accounting
Position Overview

The Financial Accountant will report directly to the Senior Accounting Manager and will be part of the team responsible for month-end close, accurate bookkeeping, account reconciliations and analysis.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Perform monthly and year-end accounting close procedures, including collaboration with plant personnel, preparation of standard entries, accruals and other adjusting entries, running and analyzing reports, etc.
  • Performance of  account analytics
  • Preparation of sales/commodity tax returns
  • Regulatory reporting for a variety of government entities
  • Liaising with external auditors in performance of interim and annual audit of financial statements
  • Periodic review and testing of internal controls
  • Ad hoc reporting and other duties as assigned.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Accounting designation (CPA, CGA preferred) or nearing completion of same combined with post-secondary education with a specialty in Accounting or Business Administration
  • 3 or more years of related general accounting experience in a complex environment (preferably manufacturing)
  • Experience working with multiple entities in a multi-currency environment
  • Possesses a strong systems background and excellent analytical skills
  • Good written, verbal communication and collaborative skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and with competing priorities.
Qualities
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect, commitment and openness to change while modelling the Company Core Principles in all activities
  • Ability to foster collaborative, cross department relationships to meet common objectives.