FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions


Our client is a global manufacturing business working in a fast-paced environment in north Toronto. They are doing well during Covid and are seeking to bring a new person into the team to focus on the Procurement and Planning of Logistics. They manufacture components that often need to be transferred between their own facilities before being delivered to the end customer. This can be a complex process and getting it right has a significant impact on cost and delivery timescales.

They are seeking a talented professional who can lead Procurement and Planning for all the logistics and packaging requirements in North America. A background in logistics is essential for this role and previous experience working with packaging suppliers would also be a bonus. It is very important that you understand the logistics industry and understand the cost model.

You will work cross functionally with many teams including Engineering, Production and Sales. It is essential you have great communication skills as this role relies on building strong working relationships internally.

As an ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years procurement & planning experience for fast turn around logistics within manufacturing
  • The ability to use CAD to read technical drawings
  • Familiar with JIT & JIS strategies
  • Fantastic communication skills to work cross functionally

Senior Buyer – Public Sector
Toronto

We are currently recruiting for Senior Buyer position for a large Public Sector organization in Toronto.  This is a full cycle Indirect Procurement role with a lot of contracts focusing on Construction and Facilities.  The role will include running full RFP’s on government sites from start to finish.  Although this role is based in Toronto, it will be working from home until further notice

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading Public Sector Bids from start to finish
  • Managing Stakeholders needs
  • Building strong relationships with vendors and suppliers

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in Public Sector Procurement
  • RFP experience
  • CSCMP or CPPB designation or working towards it
  • Excellent communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769

Procurement Manager
Vancouver

We are currently looking to speak to any strong Strategic Sourcing Managers based in Vancouver who are open to new opportunities.  If you are currently working in general indirects or specialize in a specific category we would be keen to speak with you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers and vendors
  • Manage procurement and sourcing policies and activities, including overseeing specific contracts
  • Conduct market research, create estimates and forecasts, and identify cost reduction strategies

You as the ideal candidate you will:

  • 5+ years’ experience in indirect Strategic Sourcing
  • IT (Software/Hardware), Telecommunications, HR, Marketing etc.

If you are currently working in indirect procurement and are open to new opportunities please send your resume to kieran@winchesters.ca

Procurement Specialist – Public Sector
Ottawa

We are currently looking to speak to any Procurement Specialists working in the Public Sector in Ottawa who are open to new opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contract Negotiations
  • Development of Procurement strategies
  • Building strong relationships with vendors and suppliers

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in Public Sector Procurement
  • Educated to degree level
  • BPS Knowledge

If you are currently working as a Procurement Specialist in the Public Sector, I would love to hear from you. Please send a resume to kieran@winchesters.ca

Procurement Specialist – Aerospace
Montreal

We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Specialist to join a client based in Montreal on a permanent basis.  This is a great opportunity to join a growing consulting firm with a multinational presence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers and vendors
  • Prepare RFP’s
  • Review proposals and negotiate on price where necessary
  • Select and recommend suppliers and vendors

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 7+ years’ experience in Procurement
  • Security Clearance
  • Bilingual in French and English
  • Experience working in Aerospace
  • Educated to degree level

If you are currently working in Aerospace and open to new opportunities please send your resume to kieran@winchesters.ca

Procurement Manager
Calgary – Alberta

We are currently looking to speak to any strong Procurement Managers based in Alberta who are open to new opportunities.  We are keen to speak with people particularly from EPCM, Construction and mining backgrounds.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers and vendors
  • Manage procurement and sourcing policies and activities, including overseeing specific contracts
  • Manage and mentor a team
  • Plan and control budgets

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years’ experience in Procurement
  • EPCM, Construction, Mining
  • Experience of leading a team

If you are currently working as a Procurement Manager and open to new opportunities please send your resume to kieran@winchesters.ca

Strategic Sourcing Manager – Indirect
Halifax – Nova Scotia

We are currently looking to speak to any strong Strategic Sourcing Managers based in Nova Scotia who are open to new opportunities.  If you are currently working in general indirects or specialize in a specific category we would be keen to speak with you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers and vendors
  • Manage procurement and sourcing policies and activities, including overseeing specific contracts
  • Conduct market research, create estimates and forecasts, and identify cost reduction strategies

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years’ experience in indirect Strategic Sourcing
  • IT (Software/Hardware), Telecommunications, HR, Marketing etc.

If you are currently working in indirect procurement and are open to new opportunities please send your resume to kieran@winchesters.ca

Tax Accountant

North York

c.$65,000

 

Winchesters Taxation are working with a mid-sized public accounting firm to recruit a Tax Accountant.

This is a new role from a business that is seeing continued strong growth and looking to expand their team.

We are looking to speak with Tax Accountants with a background and solid technical experience in Canadian tax, ideally personal and corporate, and who is studying towards the CPA designation. The role will support an established team and be involved in filing, compliance, review, and research.

They offer training (including In-depth tax Courses), personal development, and are looking for someone who can progress in the firm.

If you are open to finding out more I would welcome the chance to discuss this with you.

Contact Adrian Harrison adrian@winchesters.ca for a confidential chat.

Junior Accountant
North York, ON
$40,000-$45,000 base plus discretionary bonus, health and dental benefits and 2 weeks of vacation

Our client is a fast-growing financial services business that has multiple business lines, all doing extremely well and growing. The organization is dedicated to delivering services that meet the diverse needs of their clients and investment opportunities that provide attractive returns for investors.

This company has a fantastic culture with excellent leadership in place. If you are looking for a junior accounting role; have a great attention to detail; high level of self motivation and great communication skills, don’t wait any longer to apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Cash receipt entry, accounts payable, accounts receivable and account reconciliations
  • Contract set up in dedicated Contract management software
  • Satisfying customer service queries, internal department queries and problem solving
  • Calculating monthly loan/lease payments, verifying third party calculations, and resolving discrepancies
  • Account payment histories
  • Tax remittances
  • Compilation and distribution of daily management reports
  • Compliance reporting
  • Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Other accounting duties that management may require

Requirements:

  • Relevant university degree or college diploma and ideally pursuing the CPA
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in a junior accounting position
  • Basic knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, policies and procedures and budgeting methods
  • Detail orientated, with excellent organizational and follow up skills
  • Ability to produce and manage daily management reporting requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, activities, and tasks simultaneously.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Energetic team player with ability to work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Great Plains would be an asset

The ideal candidate will show a keen interest in learning and an ongoing desire to improve the timeliness and efficiency of the financial reporting processes. Do you pride yourself on a strong work ethic as well as being able to juggle various projects? Are you an independent problem-solver who can handle making good judgments and knows what to do with minimal direction? Are you well organized, very efficient, extremely resourceful, have an adaptable and positive helpful attitude? If so, you could be exactly what we need!

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Tax Manager (Public Accounting) – Brantford-London Area – Excellent package

Permanent Full-Time

I am working to appoint a Tax Manager for a client who are a mid-sized public accounting firm based in the Brantford/London area. They have a successful practice servicing mainly private and owner managed businesses across the region. Despite the current economic uncertainty brought on by the crisis, they are still looking to expand their team.

They are looking to talk with experienced Tax Managers located from the West of London to Brantford area, who have a background in Canadian corporate and personal tax, and who are used to working with private and owner managed clients. They offer broad ranging and demanding tax work, supporting a well-established client base, and a friendly and relaxed working environment.

The successful candidate will be involved in developing, coaching, and mentoring the existing team, and with this comes the opportunity for promotion and to progress in the company.

  • You will lead colleagues during engagements to assign resource and review activities.
  • Manage client relationships and identify opportunities for new business.
  • Tax planning, compliance, and research experience.
  • Liaison with CRA on client’s behalf.

You will have attained CPA designation, ideally be studying the In-depth Tax Courses, and will have strong tax planning experience.

If you are considering a move or a relocation, please reach out for a confidential chat.

Please let me know if you would be interest in finding out more by emailing adrian@winchesters.ca or call 647 804 2757