The Accounting Manager is a key member of the Finance and Accounting team, leading a team to oversee a variety of accounting duties such as accounts payable (AP), accounts receivable (AR), reviewing journal entries, overseeing reconciliations, leading the month end processes, ensuring that they are performed accurately and on a timely basis as well as coordinating the preparation of the annual accounting review with the external auditors.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Manage team of 2 direct reports, providing coaching and development to help achieve their annual KPIs, expand their capabilities, and grow their careers
  • Oversee all AP and AR functions for the organization
  • Approving and reviewing weekly payment runs
  • Review journal entries, including accruals, prepayments and reclasses
  • Performing inventory and production reconciliations, review balance sheet reconciliations
  • Review of monthly indirect tax functions (GST/HST/QST remittance preparation)
  • Excise Tax calculation and preparation for monthly filing
  • Assist as needed in administration of operations, distillery, IT
  • Continually identify and implement process improvements, increasing efficiency and automation
  • Ensure compliance with tax and other regulatory filing requirements
  • Liaise with external auditors
  • Ad-hoc reporting, reconciliations, analysis, special projects and other duties as assigned

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Accounting, Finance, or relevant field
  • Accounting designation or working towards CPA (CA, CMA, CGA) designation preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in Accounting/Finance
  • Experience in alcohol, cannabis or other CPG is preferred
  • Experience using Financial ERP software is required, SAP experience an asset
  • Strong demonstrable skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong sense of ownership for tasks and able to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to explain financial concepts to non-finance people
  • An entrepreneurial spirit – strong desire to “roll up your sleeves” and get involved
  • Excellent time-management skills: able to multi-task, manage multiple projects and deadlines, and re-prioritize as things change
  • Quick learner, detail oriented
  • Experience with Supply and Production an asset

What You’re All About: 

  • Culture fit is key, so we hope this job description appeals to you.  If it doesn’t, that’s probably a red flag. Maybe this isn’t for you.
  • Master multi-tasker, flexible and able to prioritize. 
  • Acts as a brand ambassador. We don’t have a large sales team, so you’ll need to tell all your friends and friends of friends and friends of friends of friends about us.
  • Friendly, outgoing, enjoys a casual work environment and fits in with a small team.
  • You’re social.   You like to talk to people. Building relationships are easy for you.         
  • You’re self-motivated. You don’t need your hand held, you’re professional and you demonstrate strong problem-solving skills.
  • You have a common-sense approach when it comes to responsible alcohol use and understand Canada’s rules and regulations when it comes to sampling/serving. We have a no-nonsense policy when it comes to the safety of our staff and consumers.
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