Are you an accomplished Financial Accountant looking to use your in-depth knowledge and leadership skills to partner with other business partners? Our client is an industry leader of international spirits and wines and is seeking a financial accountant for their Business Unit finance group.RESPONSIBILITIES:• Coordinates and performs the month-end close of statutory and management ledgers• Provides monthly reporting packages to management team • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information. • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies. • Maintains compliance with internal control policies and procedures as they relate to financial information, account reconciliations, journal entries and records• Ability to work with Excel to analyze and interpret data and deliver complex reports on request from the business partner. • OHSA - Ensure compliance of Occupational Health & Safety Act (section 25, 26, 27, and 28) per Corporate Policy- Management-Supervision-Worker Safety Responsibilities.• Additional responsibilities include:
o The preparation of the annual tax package
o Analytical review of JD Edwards E1 system generated journals
o Assists the manager of US Accounting with review and analysis of half year and year-end consolidated reporting packages
o Assists with accounting issue research – related to changes in business operations, accounting standard changes (IFRS) and other ad hoc request as they arise
o Responding to Ad-Hoc requests as requiredREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS• University Degree in Accounting/Finance with CPA designation required• Proficient in Microsoft Office software, JD Edwards E1, Really Real Time (Insight software)• Working knowledge of processes, Group Accounting Manual, IFRS and internal control compliance• Knowledge of workings of integrated accounting systems (purchase orders, receipts, shipments and reconciliations)• 5-10 years accounting experience in a similar environment• Clear communication skills both written and oral• Must demonstrate customer focus, step change innovation, the ability to make things happen, teambuilding and influencing and partnering MEDA offers an excellent referral bonus. Great candidates know great candidates.