Corporate Senior Accountant

| October 9, 2019

Purpose of the job

The Senior Accountant position is a key contributor in the finance department.  This role will be responsible for the day to day corporate accounting activities, monthly close, inter-company reconciliations, reporting and the trial balance. Senior Accountant is responsible for the accuracy of the general ledger and all supporting documentation, coordination with manufacturing locations, internal controls and process improvement. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Key accountabilities 

  • Perform and review month-end close procedures for the corporate office
  • Prepare and review daily and monthly accounting transactions
  • Prepare and review key General Ledger accounts
  • Supports the monthly financial closing process and prepares monthly financial statements
  • Prepares reports required by management and regulatory agencies
  • Develops models, manages periodic forecast and the annual budget process
  • Review reports on historical trends and recommends appropriate actions that will drive business decisions
  • Provide support with various projects, strive for continuous improvement by recommending process improvements
  • Maintain accurate, complete and timely records of business transactions
  • Assists with providing documentation for and liaising with external auditors
  • Assist with site audits
  • Ad hoc analysis and reporting

Reporting relationships 

Reports to:  Accounting Manager

Knowledge, skills and experience – the minimum qualifications and experience required to perform the responsibilities of this position

  • 4+ years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • Prior manufacturing experience preferred
  • Proven knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Strong knowledge of Balance Sheet and P/L
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills, ability to work within a team
  • Sense of urgency, attention to details and a self-starter
  • Ability to travel up to 20%