Senior Accountant

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Job title: Senior Accountant

Company: John Brooks

Job description: Job Description:Department: Finance & Accounting
Location: Mississauga, ONWHAT DO WE DO?We create solutions for the people who keep our world flowing.For over 80 years, John Brooks Company has been solving fluid handling challenges for customers in various industries/markets across Canada by providing a diverse selection of engineered products and innovative system designs, focusing on customized solutions consisting of filtration, pump, spray, and valve products.THE ROLEThis interim role is a tremendous opportunity to support a successful and fast paced organization through a new ERP implementation by taking responsibility for completing/reviewing daily, weekly and monthly activities as assigned, ensuring that the finance team delivers timely, accurate and complete compliance with all financial close and reporting requirements and meets all regulatory and insurance needs. This position will play a key role through the implementation by allowing other team members to focus on the design and delivery of John Brooks’ new Prophet 21 ERP system and will also be invited to provide direct support for data and process validation where required.The Senior Accountant will work closely with other members of the finance and other teams to reinforce finance’s capabilities and capacity throughout the ERP implementation.The successful candidate will bring up to date accounting knowledge, integrity, attention to detail and energetic but focused approach to John Brooks’ finance team to support the organization as whole as it builds upon its long history of success.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESAccounting and Reporting· Support management of all period close activities according to period end checklist to ensure timely, accurate and complete period end processing.· Ensure all standard and ad hoc journal entries are booked in accordance with the period end calendar and are accurate and complete (including work order accrual entries/WIP accounting management).· Ensure all balance sheet accounts are formally reconciled and/or reviewed as assigned, with attached appropriate supporting documentation.· Run monthly FX revaluation process.· Book payroll journal entries within 1 week of payroll run, and always within appropriate accounting period.· Support all subsidiary accounting as needed to ensure that period closes are maintained in line with the accounting calendar.· Work closely with the Accounts Payable team to improve and maintain Received Not Vouchered and Prepaid Inventory reconciliations.· Manage all capital accounting and lease accounting.· Ensure all bank reconciliations are maintained weekly and reviewed as assigned.Banking and Cash Management· Ensure all proposed local and foreign currency payments are adequately funded (ACH, EFT, Cheque).· Manage weekly cash forecasting process.· Monitor FX rates and escalate significant fluctuations.· Manage all forward contract activity.Regulatory· Proactively identify upcoming regulatory filings and payments due and prepare/submit/review as assigned.· Preparing and filing monthly taxes (HST, QST, etc.)Expense Management· Weekly review and processing of all expense claims submitted in Concur expense management to ensure policy compliance and validity.· Ensure all monthly corporate credit card bills are correctly coded and processed through Concur Expense Management and flag/resolve exceptions.Control Environment· Ensure strong sustainable control environment in place.· Standardize and maintain single filing location for all finance policies.Audit and Tax Support· Lead Audit Liaison and PBC Preparation.· Key contact for KPMG in annual tax preparation.ERP Implementation· Provide direct support as requested potentially including support with Dynamic and Static data transfer and validation, new report development validation and process implementation and validation.Other· Ad hoc responsibilities as assigned.Requirements:QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary diploma/degree.
  • At elective stage of CPA qualification or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ accounting experience with demonstrated progression.
  • Advanced computer skills; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ownership of responsibilities with a focus on delivering outcomes, seeking guidance when necessary.
  • Team player with high energy levels to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced operational context.
  • Proactive resolution of challenges with demonstrated aptitude for ownership and accountability.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • A demonstrated alignment with John Brooks values; customers first, ownership/accountability, respect, performance excellence, integrity, and innovation.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Fast-paced environment in a dynamic competitive industry.
  • Expectation of cross functional collaboration
  • Exposure to deadlines, multiple demands and priorities, multi-tasking, and interruptions.

Canadian founded and owned, John Brooks Company has doubled in size in the last 7 years to over 200 employees across the country. Since 1938, we have worked hard to build & nurture an entrepreneurial environment, where creative thought and initiative are encouraged; this is a place where your ideas matter! If you have a strong work-ethic, passion, and determination, we’ll provide the tools you need for success. We will help you grow so that we can continue growing.

  • Competitive remuneration, including base salary ($75k to $85k)

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available at all stages of the recruitment process, at the candidate’s request.

Expected salary: $75000 – 85000 per year

Location: Mississauga, ON

Job date: Sat, 06 Jul 2024 04:13:50 GMT

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