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Manufacturer: Head Accountant


This is a Contract position in Montreal, QC posted January 22, 2021.

Our client is a privately-owned.

well established Canadian company that design and develops brands of ladies swimwear.DESCRIPTION:Reporting to the VP Finance, the Chief Accountant is responsible for full-cycle accounting including preparation of financial statements and forecasting.The successful candidate will be a highly motivated team player who enjoys working in a fast paced environment.RESPONSIBILITIES:Preparation of month-end journal entries and reconciliationsPreparation of monthly financial statementsAssist VP Finance in budget preparation and expense management activitiesVariance analysis of revenues and expenditures, comparison to budgets, previous years and general trendsReport all variance analysis to VP Finance and managementRespond to accounting inquiries from management in a timely fashionYear-end audits, providing necessary information and requested documentationLiaising with banks and governmentCoordinate and prepare year-end review and notice to reader files for holding companiesWork with payroll company to prepare bi-weekly payrollReview all year end T4’s and R3”s prepared by the payroll serviceReview and recommend changes to existing accounting systems and proceduresWork on ad-hoc projects as assignedQUALIFICATIONS:University bachelor’s degree with major in AccountingMinimum of 5 years’ experience in this role,Advanced proficiency in Excel, pivot table knowledge an asset, skills in MS Office softwareProficiency in Microsoft Dynamic GP accounting software an assetStrong analytical and problem solving abilitiesAttention to detail and excellent time management to effectively meet deadlinesAble to work independently, self-motivated and adaptableTeam player, shares knowledge and is available to help othersBilingual written and spokenSalary is commensurate with experience