Senior Accountant

Recruiter
FYidoctors
Location
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
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Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Description

Position at FYidoctors

FYidoctors | Visique is an exciting entrepreneurial company that started as a small group of 30 optometrists. In 12 years, we have grown to nearly 500 optometrists and 260 locations across the country. Today, as Canada's fastest-growing eye care provider and winner of Canada's Best Managed Companies for 2020, our team of respected leaders from provincial and national optometric associations bring experience, dedication, and a commitment to the values that have long been associated with optometry. From our lab to our practices to our home office, we are committed to enhancing the lives of our patients and maintaining a positive, supportive environment where all our people can thrive and grow professionally and personally. Together, we proudly stand for the strength of the optometric profession and the preservation of patient care.

THE OPPORTUNITY

It is an exciting and transformational time at our company; we are seeking an experienced CPA to join our growing Accounting and Finance team in a role focussed on the integration of newly acquired clinics. Reporting to the Director, Tax & Treasury, the successful candidate will work closely with our Mergers & Acquisitions team to provide seamless integration of new businesses to FYidoctors.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Liaise between M&A department and the Accounting and Finance department on all matters related to the integration of acquired clinics.
  • Prepare Purchase Price Allocation (PPA) journal entries and reconcile various acquisition-related accounts.
  • Review Purchase and Sale Agreements for accounting matters and issue identification.
  • Set up, onboard, and train acquired clinics on FYidoctors systems
  • Support onboarding of new clinics with vendor accounts and benefit providers
  • Lead the audit process with our external auditors in relation to PPA's.
  • Ensure internal control environment is adhered to, documented and continually assessed for its effectiveness. Recommend and implement improvements if necessary.
  • Assist in pre and post-acquisition related reconciliations
  • Manage tracking and payment of holdbacks related to acquisitions
  • Followup with vendors on post-acquisition deliverables (ie. Final financial statements and tax returns)
  • Assist in the completion of special projects and/or ad hoc projects throughout the business as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Possession of a CPA designation is required.
  • A minimum of four years of accounting experience is required.
  • Experience in a manufacturing, health care, retail or service industry is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in French is an asset.
  • The candidate is a professional, technically proficient, independent thinker who builds positive relationships and likes to have fun!
  • Possesses an inquisitive nature with a drive to problem solve and make improvements using sound judgement.
  • Able to set clear goals and establish accountabilities.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership competencies: able to positively influence others, coach, mentor, support, provide feedback, create a positive work environment, and effectively direct work.
  • Possess advanced communication skills to provide guidance and/or instruction to all levels within the organization, adapts their information/style to the audience, and explains difficult issues clearly, and tactfully, to the appropriate audience.
  • A hard worker who has excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle pressure and meet tight deadlines for themselves in an environment with a high volume of activity.

HOW YOU'LL BENEFIT

  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Rapid and continued growth, ensuring a constantly challenging and rewarding environment.
  • A workplace culture where collaboration is fostered.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities.

HOW TO APPLY

All applications will be sent to the attention of the hiring manager.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We politely request no telephone calls please.