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Job Code:183108
Opportunity:Senior Accountant
Location:CARSELAND, ALBERTA
Date Posted:2/20/2018

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The core function of the Senior Accountant will be to manage the accounting and finance functions for the division. The Senior Accountant plans, coordinates, and manages day-to-day financial, accounting, costing, budgeting and office administration. This position is part of the Management team and is expected to assist in leading and engaging all team members. RESPONSIBILITIES . Work is performed under the direction of the General Manager, the Operations Manager, and the Group Controller. . Works cooperatively with all team members inside the organization, divisions as well as customers and suppliers. . Provides leadership and day to day supervision of accounting and finance functions for the division, including but not limited to the following: o Prepare monthly financial statements and supporting schedules. o Perform daily bank reconciliations and cash account management. o Monthly and weekly reporting to management o Prepare regular cash flow and operating forecasts throughout the year. o Perform variance analysis of results compared to budget, prior year, and regular forecasts - on a summary and detailed level. o Perform margin analysis by part / product line / customer as required and make suggestions for improvement in all areas. o Review and analyze quotes, sales orders, approve customer invoices and customer payments, and lead collection activities. o Review and analyze purchase orders, receiving of goods, vendor invoices, and approve payments. o Review and analyze job orders, inventory transactions and ensure controls over inventory / asset management are in place and effective, including supervising routine inventory counts and periodic capital asset reviews. o Supervision of payroll. o Ensure compliance with applicable sales and use taxes as well as assist in preparation of annual income tax packages. o Prepare annual operating and capital budget with management input. o Works closely with Corporate team members and external auditors or accountants. . Works as the point of contact for office and facility enquiries. Works closely with the Management team to ensure operations run smoothly. . Maintains confidentiality pertaining to all aspects of team member and company matters. . Cooperate with all areas within the company while developing goals and plans to ensure department and company objectives are met. SKILLS/ABILITIES . Ability to prepare, review and maintain all accounting functions. . Ability to plan, assign and evaluate job tasks. . Excellent organization and prioritization skills. . Experience in the administration and maintenance of accounting systems and processes. . Proven ability to build strong working relationships both internal and external to the organization. . Ability to problem-solves and makes sound recommendations pertaining to organization effectiveness. . Communicate effectively both verbal and written. . Analytical thinking and ability to pay attention to detail. QUALIFICATIONS . Post-secondary education in the area of accounting or finance. Preference to those with an accounting designation or comparable experience. . 5 + years of work experience in accounting, preference may be given to those with manufacturing or cost accounting experience. . Past experience in supervising accounting functions and/or team members. . A professional and positive attitude and approach to work. . Proficient with Microsoft excel, database management and e-mail communication. . Experience in Sage MAS90 or M2M (Made 2 Manage) would be an asset If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization as a Senior Accountant, please submit your resume in confidence to Teri Berry, Professional Recruitment Specialist, Legacy Bowes Group, Teri@legacybowes.com quoting position #183108. If you would like more information about this position, please contact Teri at (204) 934-8822.



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