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Category Lead – Indirect
Category Lead – IT
Downtown Toronto (Hybrid)
$80,000 – $85,000
Posted on June 14, 2022.

 

This brilliant Canadian Manufacturing/CPG company is recruiting for a couple of Procurement Professionals within their team due to growth.  This role will include Sourcing new vendors, Sending out RFPs, Developing relationships with vendors and stakeholders and managing contracts.

 

These are full-time, permanent roles.  The company is currently working on a hybrid model with 2 days in the office.

 

If you have a strong Indirect or IT Category background and are interested in working for a dynamic Canadian organisation, which is internationally known, with fantastic growth potential.  This could be the company for you.

 

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • 3+ years Indirect Procurement experience
  • Experience in either IT, Facilities, Professional Services, Marketing, MRO
  • Excellent Negotiation skills
  • RFx experience
  • Excellent Communications skills

 

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Accounts Payable Clerk
Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
$50,000 and $60,000 plus benefits and 3 weeks vacation

Posted on June 10, 2022.

This organization is a real estate and construction company looking for an individual to join their team as an Accounts Payable Clerk. The individual must have a solid understanding of accounts payable with at least a few years of experience in the role.

This opportunity comes with great benefits and the experience of working at a company that values teamwork. The Accounts Payable Clerk will handle accounting related duties in accordance with company procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of purchase orders/change orders in accordance with company procedures.
  • Ensure the preparation of purchase orders/change orders in compliance with company procedures
  • Assist with processing of invoices, proper G/L coding and date/accounting period recognition
  • Reconciliation of credit card statements, expenses used in office, and insurance payments, etc.
  • Prepare scheduled cheque runs from approved payment list, subsequent disbursement of payments and also record storage
  • Investigation of any discrepancies against vendor statements while handling vendor account reconciliation
  • Assist trade vendors and consultants concerning invoices and payment status
  • Ensure annual CAM reconciliations for commercial properties is dealt with
  • Assist with other general accounting duties as necessary

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • A solid understanding and knowledge of accounting principles and bookkeeping processes
  • Strong organizational, planning, communication, and time management skills
  • Intermediate computer skills which include all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Experience with Sage 300 CRE Construction and Real Estate is considered an asset
  • Experience with the Construction Act and Prompt Payment Legislation is considered an asset

 

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Elan Van Wyck (elan@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

 

Commercial Property Accountant

Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada

$70,000 and $85,000 plus benefits and 3 weeks vacation

Posted on June 10, 2022.

This organization is a real estate development and management company. They are landlord for a number of interesting commercial properties. They are looking for a driven individual to join their team as a Commercial Property Accountant.

The Commercial Property Accountant will work to ensure that all tenant/client matters are dealt with to the highest level of service. The role requires previous property accounting experience, ideally with commercial properties but not mandatory. The role will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work on a number of interesting responsibilities like financial preparation, CAM and property tax recoveries, and dealing with all accounting/financial matters.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage financial categories in relation to account invoicing, maintenance contract negotiation and preparation
  • Handle financial records and ledgers for commercial/retail properties
  • Preparation of financial statements (monthly and annually) for the reviewing by senior management
  • Work closely to ensure effective accounting/financial controls and procedures are being followed
  • Oversee all accounting categories including A/P, A/R, revenue, accounting, general ledger, financial statement preparation and analysis, information preparation, budgeting, forecasting and planning for commercial/retail properties
  • Oversee the full compliance of GAAP and ASPE policies and practices being maintained
  • Work with senior management and consultants to improve financial controls
  • Develop annual operating budgets
  • Manage cash flow and keep senior management fully informed with operational results
  • Preparation of letters for tenants, consultants, clients and senior management
  • Oversee purchase and sale related agreements to new or prospective commercial/retail properties
  • Manage seller/purchaser obligations to ensure compliance
  • Other ad hoc duties

 

Requirements:

  • Some experience in property accounting would be nice
  • Minimum 2 years of property accounting experience
  • Superior oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively work in a group setting and independently
  • Excellent analytical skills

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Elan Van Wyck (elan@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

 

Purchasing Manager
Guelph
$100,000 – $120,000
Posted on June 3, 2022.
This Canadian Manufacturing company is seeking an experienced Purchasing Manager to develop the Purchasing processes and lead a small team.
They are looking for someone with strong experience from buying from the Far East, including China, and used to working with the Supply Chain challenges this type of sourcing can lead to.
They want a strong leader, someone with team management experience, who is used to getting the best out of their buyers.
This is a full-time, permanent position.  The company ideally wants someone in the office day-to-day, but there is potential for a hybrid working arrangement.  Purchasing is key to this company, so there is a huge potential for growth and development.
If you are local to Guelph and are looking for an opportunity to lead and develop a Procurement function.  This could be the role for you.
As the ideal candidate, you will have:
  • 5+ years Direct Purchasing experience within Manufacturing
  • Team leadership experience
  • Experience purchasing from the Far East (China will be and advantage)
  • Ideally you will have some experience Purchasing electronic components (not essential though)
  • Strong Communications skill

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager – Financial Services
Downtown Toronto (Hybrid)
$110,000 – $115,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted on June 3, 2022.
This dynamic Financial Services company is seeking an equally dynamic Senior Manager with a strong Procurement background from an FI.  This role is to cover a vital, but unique Category area.
The role will include developing relationships with key vendors, negotiating complex contracts, and consulting and advising engaging, but demanding stakeholders.

This is a full-time, permanent role.  The company is currently working on a hybrid model, with 1 day in the office.
If you have a Procurement, Sourcing or Vendor Management background from a Bank, Insurance Company, Pension Fund or any other Financial Services company and are interested in a Senior Manager role with massive growth potential, this could be the role for you.
As the ideal candidate, you will have:
  • 5+ years Procurement, Sourcing or Vendor Management experience
  • A strong Financial Services background, with knowledge of the industry
  • Excellent Contract Negotiation skills
  • Impeccable Communications skill

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Procurement Manager – Guelph – $100,000 – $120,000
Posted on May 25,2022.
This Canadian Manufacturing company is seeking a strong Procurement Manager to lead a small Procurement team and develop their purchasing process.
They are seeking someone with experience in Far East Sourcing, including China, with techniques and strategies to deal with the current Supply Chain issues that come with sourcing from this part of the world currently.
This role has a great scope to develop into something much bigger in the future as Procurement is so important to this company.  Although they are flexible, they are looking for someone who wants to work in the office, so you must be able to commute to Guelph.
If you are seeking a full-time, permanent position for a dynamic manufacturing company, this could be the role for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years procurement experience
  • Some people management experience
  • Experience Sourcing from the Far East
  • A Degree level education or better
  • Impeccable communication skills – both verbal and written

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Training Specialist (9 Month Contract)

Toronto (Hybrid)

$40/hr

Posted May 12, 2022.

Our client is a Canadian based, multi-national company located in downtown Toronto, looking for an experienced Training Specialist to join the team in a hybrid contract role.

Ideally you will have a background in SAP training, experience using/implementing LMS, and training content development. You will need to be detail/deadline oriented and highly experienced in project rollout regarding new systems and procedures.

If you are an experienced Training Specialist with a background working with SAP, training tool implementation, and user partnering, this could be an exciting opportunity for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years experience in training or project-based change management
  • Demonstrated high competency with SAP
  • Very high quality organizational and multitasking abilities
  • A focus on detail and deadlines
  • Experience working with IT systems, end-user applications, and Learning Management Systems
  • Post-Secondary education in University or College in a relevant field

 

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Zane Iseman (zane@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in HR, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Project Accounting Supervisor
Mississauga, ON
$90,000-$120,000 base plus bonus

Posted May 9, 2022.

Our client is a real estate development company looking for a Project Accounting Supervisor to join their Mississauga team. This is a new position, looking to find someone who has knowledge of accounting practices of real estate development.

The Project Accounting Supervisor will oversee the full cycle project accounting, work with Financial Analysts to review budgets, assist with audit inquiries, and supervise a team of 2-3 accounting clerks. The candidate will have to be able to work 5 days in the office located in Mississauga with a bit of flexibility.

Our client offers an extremely positive work environment and values personal and professional growth. As a real estate company focused on building vibrant residential communities in Ontario, the Project Accounting Supervisor will enjoy being a part of an exciting work environment that is really focused on a fantastic product and services.

Responsibilities
  • Oversee full cycle project accounting, A/Ps, A/Rs, bank reconciliations
  • Work alongside with Financial Analyst to review budgeting
  • Supervising team of 2-3 accounting clerks
  • Provide monthly bank reporting packages
  • Prepare LC requests for the bank when required by development teams
  • Direct, monitor and manage LC cancellations and debt discharges
  • Have quarter-end and year-end papers ready for reviewal by Director of Accounting
  • Prepare HST returns and help with audit inquiries
  • Ensure monthly funding requirements reports are ready and have monthly trial balances and job costing reports prepared
Qualifications
  • CPA Designation
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting practices and their application in real estate
  • Strong experience job costing, budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis
  • Experience with Newstar enterprise is an asset
  • Experienced with computer skills, emphasis on Excel
How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Accounting Manager
Toronto, Ontario – 5 days per week in the office
$80,000-$95,000 base plus bonus, excellent benefits and vacation

Posted on May 5, 2022.

Our client is a growing Real Estate company in mid-town Toronto. They are looking for a Senior Accountant or Accounting Manager to join the small and growing team. Previous real estate accounting experience is definitely a nice to have. You must come with experience preparing financial statements and working papers.

The Accounting Manager will report directly to the Controller and will assist with handling the senior level accounting work in the department while supervising a few individuals. The company does five days per week in the office, located mid-town Toronto. Looking for individuals who don’t take themselves too seriously.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, review and deliver monthly accounting reports to management, external partners and financial institutions
  • Prepare detailed year-end working papers up to draft financial statements, including costs to complete analysis and cost share reconciliations for active long-lived land development projects and for projects in pre-development and wrap-up stages
  • Act as main point of contact with CRA on behalf of the company. Maintain relationships with external auditors
  • Provide monthly financial analysis of projects and operations to the Controller with a goal to seek improvements and compliance with project/partnership goals and continuously seek financial improvement and efficiency for all project and operations
  • Prepare quarterly reports on projects with financial statements to be distributed to investors and partners and financiers
  • Direct, monitor and manage invoice payables of projects while reconciling with the contracts to ensure accurate and consistent procedure and payment
  • Manage the monthly construction draw process with the project cost consultant and construction lender
  • File monthly HST input tax credits on projects

 

Requirements:

  • University degree or College diploma
  • 5+ years experience in finance/accounting ideally in real estate
  • Some mentorship or supervisory experience
  • Must have financial statement and working paper preparation experience
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Working knowledge of EXCEL
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive and professional demeanor

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Elan Van Wyck (elan@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Training Specialist (9 Month Contract)

Toronto (Hybrid)

$40/hr

Posted on May 5,2022.

Our client is a Canadian based, multi-national company located in downtown Toronto, looking for an experienced Training Specialist to join the team in a hybrid contract role.

Ideally you will have a background in SAP training, experience using/implementing LMS, and training content development. You will need to be detail/deadline oriented and highly experienced in project rollout regarding new systems and procedures.

If you are an experienced Training Specialist with a background working with SAP, training tool implementation, and user partnering, this could be an exciting opportunity for you.

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years experience in training or project-based change management
  • Demonstrated high competency with SAP
  • Very high quality organizational and multitasking abilities
  • A focus on detail and deadlines
  • Experience working with IT systems, end-user applications, and Learning Management Systems
  • Post-Secondary education in University or College in a relevant field

 

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Zane Iseman (zane@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in HR, please visit Winchesters.ca.