Senior Accountant

Employer
Shred-Tech
Location
Cambridge, Ontario
Salary
Competitive compensation package
Posted
February 1, 2024
Closes
March 2, 2024
Job Sectors
Manufacturing
Job Type
Permanent
CPA status
CPA Member

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform thorough review and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting standards (US GAAP); the review and reconciliations must be prepared on a timely basis, with clear identification of reconciling items with related solutions to prevent recurrence where possible, and clearly identified plans to clear unresolved reconciling items
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills to address issues and discrepancies
  • Help identify gaps in internal control environment, provide recommendations, and implement solutions to ensure continued robust internal controls
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide financial insights and support decision-making processes on various projects (including and for example ERP implementations)
  • Prepare Capital Expenditure templates (ensuring business case is fully supported) for submission to Head Office
  • Conduct detailed income statement reviews, including comprehensive variance analysis for various business divisions
  • Key member responsible for forecast and budget process, establish cost centre budgets and provide monthly review and commentary of material variances to budget; communicate results to Department heads
  • Actively participate in the preparation of financial reports, ensuring accuracy and timely submission

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:     

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or related discipline
  • CPA

Specific Skill Ability and Knowledge:

  • 2 years of accounting experience
  • 1-2 years working for a multi-national corporation is a plus
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to detail, with the ability to analyze complex financial data
  • Proven experience as an Accountant with a focus on balance sheet reconciliations, income statement analysis, and internal controls
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and its practical application in a corporate setting
  • Excellent communication skills to convey financial insights to both finance and non-finance stakeholders
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Proficient in accounting software and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

About Shred-Tech:

Shred-Tech is a leading manufacturer of shredding systems serving customers throughout the world. Shred-Tech is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, marital status, citizenship status (unless required by the applicable law or government contract), disability or protected veteran status or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Shred-Tech is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.  Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process in accordance with the Human Rights Code.

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