Position at Belron Canada
Manager, Accounting & Financial Reporting
This role contributes to the overall success of the organization by ensuring the accounting operations is managed effectively and efficiently.
The Manager, Accounting & Financial Reporting should be results-driven and confident and have strong analytical, technical, communication and organizational skills.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
This position is responsible for and performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following :
Develop and maintaintimely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with IFRS
Manage the monthly financial close process with tight reporting deadlines, including the review of results and the preparation of reports to the corporate office on a timely basis
Develop, document, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
Ensure internal controls are adequate and consistently applied
Manage treasury functions including cashflow forecasting coordinating with both accounts payable and accounts receivable departments weekly
Manage capital expenditures process including evaluating ROI of investment
Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions and manage balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
Coordinate and manage budget and forecasting functions related to balance sheet accounts and related income statement accounts
Ensure that all income tax requirements of the organization and subsidiaries are met, including reconciliation between consolidated and non-consolidated results
Manage the bookkeeping function of the subsidiaries and the pension plan, documenting and maintaining complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
Manage the annual audit and liaise with the external auditors
Manage the annual audit of the pension plan and liaise with the external auditors
Manage sales tax process (remittances, internal audit, tax rate changes, etc.), including government audits
Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation
Review & enhance accounting processes to ensure they are efficient and effective.
Manage, train and develop accounting staff of 6
University degree in Accounting, Commerce, or Business Management / Administration
CPA designation, CA
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Knowledge of IFRS
Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation
ERP conversion experience an asset
Proficiency in the use of computer programs for :
AS400, an asset
Advanced skill in Excel Good knowledge of Powerpoint and other Office suite
Bilingual, both verbal and written
10years or more
The incumbent should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following :
Behave Ethically : Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
Build Relationships : Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.
Communicate Effectively : Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
Focus on Client Needs : Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
Foster Teamwork : Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
Lead : Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.Provide regular feedback;
challenge, coach and develop all team members to enable them to reach their potential.
Make Decisions : Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
Organize : Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
Solve Problems : Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and / or resolve the problem.