Finance

Financial Analyst
Woodbridge, Ontario
$60,000 – $65,000 annual salary

Our client is a well-established manufacturer with a head office in Woodbridge. The business has been growing tremendously and the President needs to hire a Financial Analyst to join the team. The Financial Analyst will work on a varied array of responsibilities including updating the GL, accounts payable analysis, completing full cycle month end accounting, account reconciliations, inventory analysis/management, and much more. This is an excellent opportunity for an Accountant looking to work in a fantastic mid-sized, family-run business that is growing steadily throughout these uncertain times.

Responsibilities

  • Data entry of AP invoices, posting, reconciliation, audit and analysis of expense accounts
  • Reconciling, compiling, and analyzing monthly EXCEL-based customer reports which cross both AR & AP
  • Processing of EFT, cheques, and bill payments
  • Oversee accounting side of inventory management, help build new inventory system, oversee customer pricing models and profitability
  • Oversee and analyze time & attendance and payroll data
  • Provide back up assistance to bookkeeper
  • Maintain, oversee and assist to upgrade other EXCEL-based systems in place
  • Project leader in moving current paper-based systems to paperless which involves payroll, AR, AP, and inventory
  • Assist Finance Manager in financial statements, budgets, asset management, monthly general ledger postings
  • Ad-hoc duties as required by Finance Manager and owner

Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting with knowledge of accounting practices and procedures
  • At least 5 years of accounting experience
  • Must have Manufacturing experience
  • Sage 100 accounting system, crystal reports, and database experience is an asset
  • High level of attention to detail while being able to multitask
  • Able to adapt in a dynamic environment
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word) – Advanced EXCEL
  • Experience with ERP’s and Accounting systems

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.

Financial Controller
Etobicoke, Ontario
$130,000-$140,000 base, bonus and health/dental benefits

Our client is a growing and established manufacturing company and due to growth, they are looking to hire a Financial Controller to lead their accounting/finance team. As a key member of the company’s Management Team, the Financial Controller will lead and be responsible for the daily administration of the company’s accounting and financial activities, reporting directly to the owner and supervising a team of junior accountants. The company is going through a tremendous amount of growth (up 300%+ top line revenue in the past two years), so as they continue to grow this role will move up to Director of Finance.

This is an excellent opportunity for a designated CPA accountant coming from manufacturing who has some experience managing a small team and wants to help this company grow organically and through acquisitions. The position will allow the financial controller to have a broad focus versus a narrow one with a larger organization. Apply now – this owner is motivated to hire sooner rather than later.

Responsibilities

  • Financial Controls and Risk Management
  • Month / Year end closings along with Month / Annual financial reporting packages
  • Month-end reconciliation of the general ledger and all reporting
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Cash Management and cash-flow forecasting
  • Liaise with external auditors
  • Manage the full-cycle of accounting including payroll, AP, and AR
  • Act as owner for the ERP system

Requirements

  • CPA designation
  • 5+ years in the manufacturing industry ideally as a manager
  • Cost accounting experience
  • Manufacturing industry experience is a must-have
  • Hands-on experience and understanding of integrated ERP
  • Experience working with external accounting firms
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

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.

Senior Accountant
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
$60,000-$70,000, plus bonus, full benefits and vacation

Great established business in Oakville/Mississauga, Ontario with an unprecedented culture and positive work environment.

Our client, is a stable and growing company that is looking for an intermediate/senior accountant to join their team of tenured accounting professionals. The (Sr.) Accountant will perform a range of accounting and analysis duties ranging from full-cycle accounting to project analysis. You will be responsible for providing accounting support to accounting supervisors and managers while reporting to a corporate controller. Key daily work primarily consists of project accounting and reporting, annual financial statement preparation, facilitation of the preparation of tax returns by the external auditor, investor reporting, cash management and financial analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Monthly update of accounting records for management entities and investor entities using Exact accounting software. This includes AP, AR, Bank reconciliations and intercompany accounting.
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Assist the Controller with Cash management tasks like preparing monthly draws
  • Prepare monthly investor reporting templates for the Project Accountants
  • Prepare and submit monthly HST returns
  • Facilitate the preparation of annual corporate tax returns
  • Assists with Tax and financial audits
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.
  • Any other finance and accounting tasks as assigned by the Controller
  • Monthly update of accounting records for one of more project entities and prepare the monthly project report for distribution to investors and management.
  • Maintain the company’s document management system
  • Weekly sales reporting

Key Requirements:

  • College Accounting Diploma or University Degree with Accounting focus
  • Great communication skills (both oral and written)
  • 5+ years of experience in a general accounting position
  • Great organizational skills coupled with a can-do attitude

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.

Senior Staff Accountant
North York, ON
$80,000-$84,000 base and great benefits

Our client is a public accounting firm located in North York and they are seeking an experienced staff accountant with his/her CPA completed or actively pursuing it. The continued growth of the team’s assurance practice has led to the opportunity for a motivated intermediate or senior accountant to join the team.

The firm offers great career development and progression, coaching, flexible work arrangements and a very competitive total compensation package for this area of Ontario.

Responsibilities

  • Working with a diverse client base of small to mid-sized owner managed businesses across many industries, not for profit organizations, professional services, and individuals
  • Plan and prepare time budget for review and audit engagements for subsequent approval by the Manager and/or the Partner;
  • Prepare financial statements including all the required notes and year end letters (i.e., enclosure letter, legal information letter and engagement letter);
  • Ensure that all planned procedures have been completed in accordance with the firm’s policies and procedures, and GAAS, if applicable. Also, to ensure that all queries and outstanding points have been cleared satisfactorily;
  • Complete the following audit sections: walkthroughs, internal control analysis, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, revenue and expenses;
  • Complete entire NTRs, reviews and small audits;
  • Train and supervise junior staff on audit engagements;
  • Prepare corporate and personal tax returns;
  • Promptly review any significant assurance engagement findings or questions involving accounting principles or statement presentation with the Manager or Partner and make suggestions as to their resolution

Requirements

  • CPA (CA, CGA, or CMA) designation (or close to) with public accounting experience
  • Sound knowledge of GAAP, audit and review procedures, and tax compliance
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn and develop
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills particularly in MS Excel
  • Strong communication skills – both oral and written

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

Location: Brantford, ON

Role: Manager, Audit & Assurance

Salary: Based on experience

 

Our amazing client in Brantford is looking for a Manager to join the Assurance & Accounting team and champion the following responsibilities:

  • Advise clients on accounting and tax issues in various industries
  • Assist in the development and delivery of practical business advice for clients
  • Preparation on a timely basis of financial statements and tax returns in accordance with Firm standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprises
  • Effective communication with our clients and with our partners and staff
  • Detailed review of assurance and non-assurance engagements to ensure professional standards are met
  • Provide coaching and training to other staff members
  • Develop and build on new business opportunities with existing clients, as well as prospecting new business opportunities

How do we define success for your role?

  • You demonstrate the core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect & Collaboration
  • You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; client describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high-quality work
  • You identify, recommend, & are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
  • You share in an inclusive & engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talent
  • You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
  • You grow your expertise through learning & professional development.

Your experience and education

  • You hold a professional designation (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA)
  • You have a minimum of five years of public accounting experience including the preparation and review of assurance engagements, non-assurance engagements, personal tax returns and corporate tax returns
  • You have a business development acumen, strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • You have a proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • You are highly proficient with MS Office; experience with Caseware and TaxPrep would be valuable assets
  • You have strong leadership abilities; experience managing a team is considered an asset

 

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