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  • Responsible for completing and overseeing full cycle accounting duties including bank reconciliations, reviewing and processing journal entries, monitoring schedules etc.
  • Ensure critical processes and procedures are documented for audit and succession purposes
  • Maintain the full accounting records of responsible business units ensuring accuracy of financial reporting in a quick close environment
  • Ensure best practices are employed within the accounting and finance department, playing an active role in designing and implementing new processes within a culture of continuous improvement
  • Provide early warning alarms relating to actual vs budget
  • Take an active roll in business planning; engage all levels of the operations team to obtain a deeper understanding of the business, its inputs etc.
  • Develop and maintain a system of internal controls under which to ensure that all business risks are identified and mitigated in a cost-effective manner
  • Design and maintain performance metrics and incentives to ensure that success is measured and rewarded
  • Review and analyze cash flow; implementing initiatives to reduce expenses, increase operational performance, streamline processes 
  • Provide full financial support for new business endeavors and strategic counsel on major financial decisions such as M&A, branch launches and contracts
  • Work with Corporate Finance team to develop and maintain a robust rolling forecast, owning any inputs from the operational level
  • Educate and mentor staff and peers on financial performance and KPIs to drive culture of cost ownership 
  • Responsible for building, developing and leading a team to support the financial reporting of responsible business units.
  • Takes an active role in ensuring sufficient cross training is developed across the overall finance and accounting team
  • Identify ROI on capital improvement projects through collaboration with treasury and finance
  • Tracking and reporting of inventory levels for optimization and efficiency 
  • Lead and participate in regular sessions (i.e. educational, reporting results) to various audiences


  • CPA designation
  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Proficiency with Excel and Microsoft applications
  • Experience with Netsuite will be considered an asset
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Willingness to travel as required

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