Senior Accountant

Altona, MB Full-time

At Elmer's, we've been equipping farmers with innovative solutions for over 40 years. Owning and operating our own farm we understand what farmers need and want out of our products and our company. We strive to provide our customers with products that will effectively handle even the toughest environments. Harvest after harvest, our mission is to produce world-class farm equipment for the needs of the progressive farmer.

To meet the growing demand for our product we're currently seeking an Senior Accountant prepare and analyze accounting and financial records to ensure accuracy and compliance with standards and procedures.

In This Role You Will:

  • Perform month-end close and journal entry preparation.
  • Prepare and maintain balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring assigned assets and liabilities are fairly stated.
  • Responsible for daily cash flow including bank reconciliations and payments.
  • Ensure all government remittances are done on time.
  • Updating costing system on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare financial statement working papers, analysis, and commentary.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for operational efficiencies and business enhancements through analysis and other business insights.
  • Proactively coordinate assigned aspects of financial reporting, developing a sound understanding of overall business operations, and underlying areas of GAAP and budget assumptions, ensuring results are fairly stated and can be clearly explained.
  • Responsible for the development of efficient, effective processes and supporting systems to capture and report on assigned financial information.
  • Prepare rolling monthly financial forecasts.
  • Prepare variance analysis (actual vs. budget and actual vs. forecast) and coordinate investigation and resolution into discrepancies with appropriate department managers.
  • Develop and deliver accurate and timely internal financial and performance reports based on business requirements to support effective departmental management and ensure responsible fiscal management.
  • Develop and deliver external financial reports based on external stakeholder requirements (government, bank, other stakeholders, etc.).
  • Provide back-up for team members and Controller as required for vacation periods or absences.

We're Looking For:

  • A minimum 3-4 years of full-cycle accounting, including independently handling the month-end process, reporting, and preparing financial statements.
  • Experience working with a large volume of data collection and reconciling variances.
  • Previous experience working at a Canadian multi-million-dollar revenue company.
  • CPA enrolled or completed.
  • Experience using various financial tools and systems including ERP software and advanced Excel features (Pivot tables, Vlookups).
  • Ability to build and maintain trust-based external stakeholder relations.
  • Ability to provide guidance and advice to enable decision-making about tasks, situations, and processes.
  • Skilled in examining data or facts to determine appropriate actions or recommendations.
  • Planning skills to determining phases and steps, defining activities and tasks and establishing schedules to complete objectives on time and within budget.
  • Ability to project outcomes of an action or a series of actions. 

In addition to a competitive salary, benefits, and pension plan, we offer a dynamic, growing workplace that provides opportunities for all staff to have an impact.

Our facility is conveniently situated near Altona, MB - 36km east of Winkler, and only 100km south of Winnipeg. Altona is an attractive, caring, and progressive community with abundant cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities for all ages. With amenities and opportunities that rival much larger municipalities, there's no better place to be.

Elmer's Manufacturing Ltd. welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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