Lead Accountant job in Chatham, ON


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Manpower Canada - (CAN) 2 Sheppard Avenue East 20th floor ON North York , ON M2N 5Y7



Job Description

Job Title: Lead Accountant

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Oversees a group of 3 professional accountants and assist in the maintenance of the financial ledgers and budgets for the Affiliate companies in compliance with local laws/GAAP, government regulations and filing requirements.

* Book journal entries to reflect financial activities in compliance with above (may include some or all the following: accruals, fixed assets, accounts receivables, accounts payables, expenses).

* Execute on policies and procedures during monthly/quarterly close process including corporate reporting, account reconciliations and account reconciliation audit.

* Ensure controls and processes are properly maintained and SOX compliance is achieved

* Ongoing support of ad hoc requests for Corporate/Business requests

MUST HAVE qualifications:

* University Degree (Business or Accounting preferred) or other business related field and 10+ year progressive accounting or finance experience.

* Demonstrated proficiency in U.S. GAAP

* Previous experience in a month end close finance role.

* Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

* Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products.

* Good time/project management skills.

* Able to work successfully independently as well as in a team environment.

NICE TO HAVE qualifications:

* Familiarity with Oracle, SAP and Hyperion Smartview

Working Conditions:

- working remotely to start

- working from Chatham Office once it reopoens

*Occasional overtime / weekends worked may be required during quarter end / annual reporting periods.