Operations Accountant

A MANUFACTURING BUSINESS IN BRACEBRIDGE AND HUNTSVILLE IS SEEKING AN OPERATIONS ACCOUNTANT

For more about this job please call 1-800-461-5541

Wages: To be Negotiated
Duties & Qualifications:

· Working within the general ledger, including: reviewing income statements, financial results, analysis of revenue and expenses, and ensuring accuracy of the financial records
· Assist with daily, weekly, monthly cash flow statements
· Assist with monthly closing process to accurately reflect business performance
· Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements, including budget comparison, variance analysis and trend analysis
· Assist with preparation of year end working papers for external accountants
· Assist with government reporting requirements and tax filings
· Assist with reconciling bank and investment accounts
· Assist in preparation of annual budgets, including the revision of labour and overhead rates and the annual standard cost revaluation

· Responsibility to review, analyze and provide insights relating to costing variances for all plant activities, including production, inventory and operating expenses, to drive business improvements and bottom line gains
· Work with Engineering to create and/or update Bills of Materials including establishing/maintaining standard costs for material, labour and overhead.
· Identify and assist with/or implement processes to improve efficiency and accuracy in plant reporting and new control procedures
· Assist plant management in setting standards for Key Process Indicators and developing measurement methods against those standards
· Evaluation Cost/Benefit Analysis of various projects and departmental initiatives, including product specification changes and process improvements, to assess impact on profitability and overall plant operations
· Complete and analyze monthly Fixed, Variable, and Actual Cost Scorecards
· Assist with physical inventory and cycle count programs
· Preparation and analysis of cost estimates for new products
· Inventory and WIP sub ledger management and reconciliation, including the reconciliation of inventory obsolescence to reserve
· Maintain fixed asset detail records and perform account analysis

Requirements:

· Minimum 5 years of accounting experience in a professional business setting (preferably in a small to mid-size business)
· Accounting designation is an asset
· Experience in a manufacturing environment
· Experience working with accounting software (Business Vision is an asset)
· Experience with financial planning, forecasting, developing budgets, dealing with complex issues
· Experience with cost accounting principles and job costing
· Ability to take initiative and work independently
· Detail-oriented
· Practical problem solving skills
· Ability to prioritize workloads and ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Highly values team work and professionalism
· Strong analytical and problem solving skills, plus excellent organizational skills
* IF THIS POSITION MATCHES YOUR QUALIFICATIONS AND INTEREST PLEASE FORWARD RESUME QUOTING SUBJECT
ACCOUNTING #037

Full Time Hours Per Week: 40
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