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Retail Accountant
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: Full-time
Posting Date: July 22, 2019
Job Location:

Mississauga, ON
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Job Description


Reports to the Manager, Commercial Accounting and has overall responsibility for ensuring the financial integrity of the sales promotional activities, marketing and other SG&A expenses in all lines of the business.


  • Experience in preparation of monthly journal entries under tight month-end deadlines.
  • Analyze assigned financial accounts on a monthly basis and prepare corresponding account reconciliations using Blackline.
  • Ability to work comfortably with large data sets.
  • Provide supplementary & ad-hoc reporting / analysis as required.
  • Identify process improvements for existing month-end close process & reconciliations, execute and deliver the same.
  • Provide required information and explanation to auditors during interim and year-end audit.
  • Partner with various individuals within finance and the business to improve control and efficiency.
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of Policy and Procedures to enhance Internal Controls.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Project work as required.


  • Three plus years related experience in commercial accounting
  • Completion of an accounting designation, or nearing completion
  • Past experience with US GAAP or IFRS and internal control frameworks such as NI 52-109 or SOX.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of JDE 9.2 (or similar ERP financial system), high level of knowledge relating to MS office applications
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt; maintain focus and a high degree of accuracy while working with complex data in an environment of ever-changing deadlines, priorities and requirements
  • Be positive, energetic and comfortable in an open, dynamic and collaborative company culture.

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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