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Senior Accountant

Reference ID:
98600
Location:
Salary:
Our client, a leading importer and designer of women’s and men’s apparel is looking to add a Senior Accountant to their finance team. You will be a key member of their team, handling various accounting tasks for their company and sister companies. 

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
· General accounting
· Timely month end file preparation, including the review of general ledger activity, AR & AP journal reconciliation, preparation of various schedules and analytical review as needed; this includes accounting for inventory, goods in transit, preparing journal entries for Controller’s review, etc.
· Preparation of monthly sales tax returns.
· Reconciliation of inter company transactions; ensuring always in balance.
· Bank reconciliations in multiple currencies.
· Review wire payments issued for import shipments
· Assist Finance Director and Controller to establish and maintain internal controls.
· Coordinating and assisting in budgeting process.
· Key player in the preparation of year-end and governmental audit files.
· Miscellaneous analyses & reporting, collaboration with other departments and a variety of special projects as required by management.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or business administration (accounting designation is an asset), with a minimum of 5 years in a similar role
· Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
· Able to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities; takes initiative
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
· Work in confidence and professionalism, discretion
· Bilingual (English and French), both written and spoken
· Comfortable with technology (knowledge of Momentis and Great Plains is an asset; strong excel)
· Strong people skills and a team player
· Distribution experience is an asset