Senior Accountant, Consolidated Accounting & Financial Reporting

Accounting Vernon, BC


Description

Senior Accountant, Consolidated Accounting & Financial Reporting

Role Description

Kal Tire is looking to hire a Senior Accountant in their Accounting team. The Senior Accountant, Consolidation & Financial Reporting is a designated accountant with significant experience in the areas of operational accounting and financial reporting, internal controls and financial analysis for management decision making.

The role assists management in ensuring consolidated results are reported in accordance with Kal Tire accounting policies and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). This position provides a high level of customer service to the Mining Tire Group, International Finance teams and management.

Responsibilities

Consolidation and Financial Reporting 

• Oversee the consolidated close process and ensure it is completed accurately, and within established timelines. 
• Ensure accuracy of accounting for related party and intercompany transactions. 
• Ensure integrity of information provided by International Subsidiaries.
• Review and reconcile investment and loan accounts.
• Prepare and review international branch-level, legal entity and consolidated financial statements.
• Analyze and understand monthly fluctuations in foreign exchange and other comprehensive income.
• Prepare monthly / quarterly consolidated financial statements for SMT and Board of Directors.
• Undertake analysis and resolution of more complex/non-routine accounting issues.
• Maintain current knowledge of regulatory changes and impacts on the organization’s books of account. 
• Maintain an accurate and complete trail of supporting documentation for any accounting entries.
• Ensure compliance with established internal controls, identify gaps and propose solutions, as required.

Team Leadership

• Assist with review workflow within the Consolidated Accounting & Financial Reporting department.
• Provide mentorship to team members, playing a role in the development of CPA articling students as part of Kal Tire’s Accredited CPA Training Program.  
• Provide input for performance reviews and wage progressions for more junior team members.
• Assist in recruiting, hiring and training team members. 
• Participate in the planning and execution of projects that impact Finance.

Finance Business Process and System Improvements

• Seek opportunities to automate or streamline business processes, particularly as they relate to the consolidation process, and collaborate with other business units to achieve identified improvements.
• Map current and desired future state business processes using industry standard tools such as process maps, flow charts, use cases, etc.

Financial Performance Analysis for Management Decision Making

• Understand Kal Tire’s business from a Finance perspective.  
• Collaborate with all levels of Management to understand what information is needed for business decision-making.
• Use Kal Tire’s analytics to gather and analyze business information from a variety of sources and distribute it to stakeholders.
• Analyze data and summarize findings in a manner that clearly identifies key business performance issues, facilitating efficient and effective management decision making.
 
Work Experience

• Minimum 3-5 years of industry financial accounting and reporting experience or public practice with a focus on large clients.
• Proficient with Tier 1 or Tier 2 accounting software.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts.
• Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures.
• Advanced working knowledge of Excel.
• Strong technical IFRS knowledge or commitment to upgrade in this area.

Education

• CPA Designation is required

Special Requirements

• Flexible schedule required to accommodate periodic times of increased workload.
• Travel required at times.

About Kal Tire
Kal Tire is the largest independently owned tire dealer in Canada with over 250 locations. Our business philosophy centers on exceeding our customers’ expectations and relies on our entrepreneurial team members to provide exceptional customer service.