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Corporate Accountant (Contract)
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Financial ,Accounting
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Contract
Posting Date: July 14, 2022
Job Location:

Mississauga, ON
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Job Description

At Arterra Wines Canada, we love inspiring the big and small moments that happen when our products are shared and enjoyed. For us it’s not just about what’s in and on the bottle, it’s what happens in people’s lives when we’re a part of them that keeps us thirsting for more and not resting on our laurels as Canada’s largest and most enjoyed wine company. We put the consumer at the center of everything we do and we’re looking for people who do the same.

A key member of the Corporate Accounting team, the Corporate Accountant is responsible for supporting the month end close, quarter end close and annual audit process, ensuring key financial processes and controls are established and maintained. This position provides the opportunity to gain broad experience in accounting operations, financial reporting and corporate accounting and is responsible for the preparation of financial statements in accordance with US GAAP.

What you will be doing:

  • Preparation of monthly journal entries for complex areas of the business to support the month end close process ensuring accounting results are accurate and properly supported. Monitor deadlines and milestones following up with relevant owners and escalating issues as needed. Ensure financial results are accurate and properly supported through regular meetings, communication and training with internal business partners and finance stakeholders.
  • Prepare complex account reconciliations as part of the Company’s month end financial close process ensuring deadlines are met and issues are raised proactively along with recommendations for resolution. Work with significant attention to detail ensuring documentation is clear and concise.
  • Analyze financial data and communicate findings to business partners and manager, identifying significant and unusual variances.
  • Assist in financial statements preparation for reporting (including notes to financial statements)
  • Support and participate in the Company’s external financial statement audits by maintaining documentation, fulfilling auditor requests for information and walking auditors through accounting processes. Assist in the maintenance of internal controls as defined by the Company’s internal control program.
  • Assist and support with special projects and continuous improvement initiatives including identification of accounting transactions or processes that can be streamlined, modified or automated. Provide input to support process design changes. Responsible for updating internal documentation.

          What you bring (minimum required):

          • University Degree
          • 3-5 years’ experience in General Accounting with a preference for experience at tier one Consumer Packaged Goods company or Big4 accounting company
          • Experience with US GAAP or IFRS

          Preferred qualifications:

          • Experience with JDE/Hyperion/Blackline
          • Experience leading internal projects
          • CPA, CA

          We are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are also committed to preventing and removing barriers to employment for people with disabilities, and we invite you to inform us should you have any accessibility or accommodation needs.

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