Recruiting in Motion


Ref: JOB2183

Our Client is an established family run business that has been in the centre of little Italy since 1945. With a history of providing exceptional service and stellar product selection, our client boasts over 100000 square feet of warehouse and retail space geared towards their clientele with over 160,000 different products. Working with over 300 suppliers and vendors, our client has become a familiar name in the Ottawa area that can offer job stability and security to their employee base. Our client has an “owner-in-the-store” policy that they take very seriously. No matter the day, no matter the time, you’ll always find one of their owners on site. The staff are empowered to provide the best solutions to fit any project, budget and lifestyle. Due to recent growth, our client needs help in expanding their accounting department.


The Role of the Accountant will be to provide support to the Controller in all areas of accounting operations. While there is a small team around you to help with the transactional payables and receivables, we are looking for an experienced Accountant who can assist with preparing bank reconciliations, depreciation schedules, accruals and prepaids. You will drive the cash management and cash flow reporting for stakeholders and reviewing intercompany transactions. As the Senior Accountant, you will also be tasked with the financial statement preparation for various companies and work through the month & year end close process. Your strong Excel skills and ability to navigate through a lot of detail will be needed. Our client has accounting requirements through 5-7 different companies. Your ability to manage high volume, complex reconciliations is critical and the expertise needed to drive the accounting for multiple entities. Your strong attention to detail, ability to work with bankers, auditors and vendors will be needed. Our client boasts a family cohesive environment, and we are looking for someone who will embrace the entrepreneurial culture and appreciate the stability offered.

The Ideal Candidate will bring a minimum of 5 years in full cycle accounting. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to manage end to end multiple sets of books. Proficiency in Excel, adaptability to new financial systems is imperative. As the Senior Accountant, we are looking for someone with maturity and confidence to support the controller and provide her with the strong understanding of processes and ability to help her with workflow. You will bring a strong understanding of intercompany transactions and reporting but know how to drive the month end close for different entities. You experience working with both manual and automated processes will be needed and your desire to mentor a junior staff will be appreciated.

What will make you stand out:

  • Understanding of SAGE 300 a huge asset
  • Excellent full cycle accounting
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Maturity and experience supporting a controller

If you are a DIY kind of person, who happens to be an Accountant…we have the perfect role to marry passion with profession. Please contact us to discuss further and learn more at [email protected]

so we can discuss your availability and how you can make a difference within this accounting team.


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