The Briere Group of companies is looking to hire an exceptional Accountant or Accounting Manager who aspires to be a Controller soon. As the sucessful candidate, you will join a dynamic and passionate team where you will be empowered to do your best work in an exciting environment with a high-growth team. About the Briere Group of Companies The Briere Group of Companies currently serve the Live Events and the Supply Chain & Logistics sectors throughout North America. Briere Production Group is a Premier Audio, Lighting, Video and Transportation company serving clients throughout North America.
Briere Transportation Ltd is a Canadian asset-based division providing Production Transportation and General Freight Services throughout North America. Briere Transportation USA Inc. is a US based division providing services with assets based in Washington. About the Role: As the Controller, your laser-focus is the accuracy of financial reporting and the integrity of its internal controls.
You are excited to be hands-on with our customers, vendors, sales, operations, and executive teams, and you will have the rare opportunity to build financial processes and reporting from the ground-up. Most of all, you relish your role as Teammate, Leader, and Coach and you are looking for the chance to build your career and grow with a dynamic team. About You:You are an impact player: people-focused and detail-oriented. You enjoy problem solving and thinking outside the box, but you understand the importance of good processes and you enjoy helping build and refine them.
You are committed, tenacious, curious and conscientious but most of all, you love to win as part of a team. You have a CPA designation in good standing and a minimum five years of progressive accounting experience. You have strong knowledge of accounting principles and concepts, and experience with accounting and IT software and internal controls. Key Responsibilities: Manage, monitor and streamline accounting operations, including A/R, A/P, accounting and financial reporting Assisting cash management processes, including cash flow projections and online banking Coordinate an effective, efficient and timely month-end close process, including ownership of the general ledger, preparation of variance analysis and other relevant reporting insights Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, including preparation of supporting schedules, drafting notes as required Prepare technical accounting analysis on non-standard transactions and new accounting pronouncements, including impact on existing processes and systems Prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting working papers and supporting schedules Manage all aspects of the financial audit Ensure CRA information returns and tax payments are filed by due dates Prepare and attend to government audits, ie.
CRA, WCB Liaison with banks for credit review and periodic compliance reporting Manage accounting system and files including being an active participant in the enhancement, maintenance and optimization of finance systems strategy and integrations Establish and enhance formal processes for internal controls Provide leadership to the Finance team, focusing on continual performance improvement, staff development and succession planning Support cross-functional initiatives by assisting in the design and implementation of related financial processes Review and approve employee expenses in accordance with the company policy Enthusiastically perform other duties as required. Administrative Duties: Create, review and update company policies, employee handbook, workplace rules with reference to local laws and regulations and major customer’s requirements. Review Company’s property and liability insurance, Cargo Insurance, marine cargo insurance and liaison with insurance brokers for annual renewal. Review Employee Benefits (extended health & dental) programs with insurance broker for annual renewal.
Capabilities Experience Required: CPA Designation; 5 years of progressive accounting experience Experience as a people manager Rockstar work ethic and attitude in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Exceptional organization and communication skills Attention to detail and commitment to follow-up Experience working with remote execs and teams; and Experience in a high-growth company is a considerable asset. What We Offer: Competitive compensation, extended benefits Great people and an energetic environment Coaching and professional development opportunities Job Type: F/T – On Site We are an equal opportunity employer and love diversity at our company We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We thank everyone for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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