Senior Accountant



  • Accounting & Finance
  • Job Code: 9M870921427
  • Posted: May 01, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a permanent Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant will report directly to the Controller, and will be an important part of the accounting team. This role will transition from a Senior Accountant to a Controller role once the existing Controller retires in the next 1-2 years

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join a well established Manitoba based company. This is a great opportunity for someone to work for a dynamic and energetic organization, work at both the hands on and high level, and compensation is between $50-65k.

The Role:

  • Financial statement preparation and month end close for all of the associated companies
  • Calculating cost allocations for the associated companies
  • Helping the controller with daily accounting and finance functions, such as payroll, AR, AP, reconciliations, reports, and other areas 
  • Preparing account reconciliations and bank deposits
  • Managing and supervising of a few junior staff
  • Completing required tax remittances including GST, PST, and payroll
  • Managing the preparation of working papers and supporting documentation for the annual financial statements
  • Performing monthly variance analysis on results compared to budget
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Accounting designation (CPA, CMA, CGA or CA) or working through the CPA program
  • 3 + years of progressive accounting and finance experience
  • Experience working in a hands on capacity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, be a self-starter and be highly organized
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with small accounting systems
  • Must be detail oriented, analytical, problem solver and creative thinker
  • Results driven, able to meet tight deadlines
  • Pro-active spirit and good communication skills, team orientation, collaborative working style
  • Ability to function in a fast pace environment with changing deadlines and priorities
  • Ability to multi-task
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Matthieu Lazarow, Senior Consultant, Aplin Accounting & Finance. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-WPG


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Matthieu Lazarow

Accounting & Finance


Senior Consultant

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