Accounting Manager

Full Time

Website Canstar Restorations LP

Company Overview

Canstar is a Canadian restoration company, owned and operated since we opened in 1985. We have branches both in BC and in AB. Canstar focuses on helping people after experiencing a fire, flood or other structural trauma to their home/business.

We love taking part in community events and are pleased to help our furry friends by sponsoring the BCSPCA. We pride ourselves as being the best in the restoration industry by providing excellent service, prioritizing safety, and delivering a very high level of quality work to our customers.

Position Overview

The ideal candidate is highly organized and is an expert at account reconciliations.

This role will have a broad range of responsibilities involving many aspects of the monthly, quarterly and year end close process.

Duties and Responsibilities

Financial Reporting

Maintains a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
Assists in the compilation and review of monthly/annual consolidated and non-consolidated financial reports
Prepares variance analysis and provide relevant commentary on financial results
Prepares/reviews monthly reconciliation schedules, working papers and elimination entries
Ensures that the company complies with all federal, provincial or municipal filing requirements
Conjunction with the controller leads the audit process

Forecast and Budget Reporting

Prepare, analyze monthly department level expenses and variance reports for multiple entities
Produce and or support ad hoc reporting and analysis when required
Assist with daily banking requirements and monitor cash flow
Support strategic budgeting and forecasting activities

General Accounting

Lead the month-end full cycle accounting duties ensuring month-end journal entries and account reconciliations are completed and accurate
Prepare/review reconciliation schedules and investigate variances
Provide training and supervise new and existing staff as needed

Health and Safety

Ensure that self and others adhere to Canstar’s health and safety practices and procedures
Ensure good housekeeping is kept to perform work safely and efficiently
Understand safety policies and protocols
Ensure that self and others on site are wearing all required PPE, when required

Who we are looking for:

You are an expert in account reconciliations and have the initiative to problem solve. You will own the accuracy of accounting records and take care of the day-to-day accounting while being driven to support management with real time analysis and quality decision support. A personable and well-organized individual who pays attention to detail. Someone who has a professional manner and is able to interact with employers and vendors daily.

Experienced in working in a fast- paced environment and complies with the GAAP accounting regulations. Other important attributes of the future Canstar Accounting Manager are:

CPA designation required, CPA CA is preferred
Public practice experience is an asset
Experience with acquisitions and integration is an asset
Problem solver and inquisitive, not afraid to ask questions and look for answers
Experience using Dynamics Business Central is an asset
Experience working in multiple systems for account investigation and reconciliations is an asset
Experience with consolidation of multiple entities
Advanced Excel Skills
Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and effectively handle changing priorities
Proven ability to multi-task, handle high volumes, and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
Ability to take initiative and problem solve as well as communicate and follow-up in a professional manner
A positive demeanour and team player, who is willing to go the extra mile

Working Conditions:

Offers flexible hybrid working environment (office and home) once training is completed
Must be flexible to work overtime, evenings, and weekends on occasion

Perks of working for Canstar

Competitive compensation
Extended health and dental benefits for you and your family
Flexible hours and work from home opportunities
Great company culture and career advancement opportunities
Industry-related Tuition Reimbursement (50% – 100% of tuition costs!)


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