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Financial Accountant

Reference ID:
97475
Location:
Salary:
Our Ville St. Laurent based fashion industry client is looking for a Financial Accountant to join their growing team. The ideal candidate should have experience with retail as well as working with the US. 

Responsibilities:
– Maintain the books for US retail stores and Canadian/US holding companies
– Reconcile data between our operating, POS, accounting and reporting systems
– Month end file preparation including financial statements
– Monitor and manage daily cash flow of retail division
– Bi-weekly payroll for US retail stores
– Preparation and filing of US state sales tax returns
– Review of general ledger activity ensuring appropriate allocation of revenues and
  expenses and variance analysis, including gross margin
– Calculations of royalties, commissions and management fees
– Preparation of year-end and governmental audit files and assistance to auditors
– Develop and monitor internal control procedures for US retail stores

Requirements:
– Bachelors degree in Accounting
– 3+ years experience in retail clothing industry
– Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel)
– Comfortable with technology (desire to learn Momentis, Great Plains and KWI)
– Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment
– Ability to independently complete projects timely and accurately critical
– Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
– Experience in US payroll and sales taxes would be an asset