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Senior Accountant - 18891

Niverville, MB

Posted: 06/10/2024 Category: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 18891 Pay Rate: Competitive Compensation

Job Description

Great opportunity to develop your finance career with a long standing Canadian company going though an exciting period of growth and expansion. This newly created position is ideal for a new CPA or individual near completion of their professional designation seeking a bigger challenge. Reporting to the Controller, you will play a key role in the finance group and bring a proven track record in financial reporting, analysis and compliance.

Our client is committed to:
  • Providing an opportunity to develop your finance skills and make a significant contribution during a period of growth and expansion
  • Excellent work culture with team approach and good work life balance

Key responsibilities include:
  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Work with Controller to provide analysis and insight into the financial performance of the business
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders to gather budget and forecast information
  • Support the Controller in developing and monitoring the annual budget and forecasts
  • Assist in the analysis of budget variances and recommend corrective action
  • Support the Controller in establishing and maintaining robust internal controls
  • Contribute to process improvements to enhance efficiencies
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Assist in preparation for the annual audit engagement
  • Work closely with the finance team to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to the junior finance team

What the successful candidate will bring:
  • CPA designation or near completion
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing or processing industry
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving abilities
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting and taxation
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • The ability to manage time and meet reporting deadlines
  • High level skills in manufacturing accounting and standard product costing
  • Previous experience with ERP systems
  • Enjoy being part of a growing company and making a big contribution to its success
  • Proven ability in coaching and mentoring junior staff

In return, you can expect:
  • A great work culture and opportunity to lead during a period of growth in both Canada and the States
  • Opportunity for career growth and advancement 

Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. 

Meet Your Recruiter


Barry Milne
CPA, CGA, Principal
Recruiting Specialty: Senior HR, Finance, Executive Search

Drawing on over a decade of senior recruitment experience, Barry specializes in placing top talent in senior finance, human resources and executive search. His passion to stay on the cutting edge of business development leads him to exceptional candidates who drive his clients’ organizations toward new heights. A professional accountant with more than 20 years in senior leadership positions, Barry knows exactly who his clients need to build strong teams and propel their organizations forward.

Barry partners with his clients with a highly consultative approach to help them develop long-term human capital strategies to drive growth and sustainability. He purposefully places candidates in positions where they are bound to succeed. Frequently, satisfied candidates refer others to Barry because of the rewarding experience they had with him.

Barry is a member of CPA Manitoba and has served on the boards and audit committees of a number of public and private companies. In his free time, Barry enjoys adventure travel with his family, mountain hiking, stand-up paddling, great food and wine with friends and watching a good movie.

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