Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

  • Montreal
  • This position has been filled

Job Overview

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for managing the company accounting functions, including establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures as well as the preparation of year end working papers for financial statements. This position will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Manage all aspects of accounting, billing, financial statements, general ledger, cost accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, tax compliance, inventory accounting, cost accounting, revenue recognition, and various special analyses
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare timely monthly financial statements
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures
  • Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits, providing information to external auditors
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of operating results including production reporting and expenditures
  • Review and analyze purchase requisitions
  • Perform other duties as required by the immediate supervisor and for which the person is qualified

Education & Qualifications

  • Preferred but not required for the individual to hold a B. Comm in accounting
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements, general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work easy closely with a management team
  • Excellent computer skills; experience in accounting software vand Microsoft Office Suite; Excel
  • Conscientious about timeliness of assignments and quality of deliverables
  • FR


  • Minimum 3 – 5 minimum years’ experience in the industrial as a Senior Accountant