Manager, Financial Accounting and Reporting - Woodlands

J.D. Irving
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Competitive salary
28 Feb 2021
01 Mar 2021
Job role
Experience level

JDI Finance has over 250 finance professionals delivering accounting and reporting, business analysis and transactional services to the operating divisions of J.D. Irving, Limited. It is a collaborative organization of dedicated financial professionals offering many careers paths within finance and across our diverse businesses.

We are currently seeking candidates for the role of Manager, Financial Accounting and Reporting focused on our Woodlands Division. This leadership role is based with our Finance team in Saint John, New Brunswick and works closely with all stakeholders to drive organizational value through ensuring the integrity, accuracy, and timeliness of the accounting and reporting function.

What We Offer:

As a valued member of our Finance team, you have the opportunity of a multitude of career paths across a number of diverse industries, all while building your skills with the organization. We offer a competitive benefit and salary package, and continuous training and development opportunities. Our head office location offers an employee fitness facility, as well as a café and parking garage.

  • Bachelor's degree, and Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation
  • 5 years of post-designation experience
  • Highly self-motivated, innately curious, and solutions focused
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Previous team leadership experience, with a demonstrated track record of successful coaching and team development
  • Strong ability to research and document accounting issues and good depth and breadth of experience with financial statement preparation and reporting
  • High attention to detail and a bility to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and career growth

Key Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to, and in collaboration with the Divisional Controller, the top priority and responsibility of this role is to ensure the integrity, accuracy, and timeliness of the accounting function through:
      • Developing a thorough understanding of the operations of the Woodlands Division
      • Working with the JDI Finance team, and others to ensure adherence to accounting policies and procedures in accordance with applicable accounting guidelines
      • Liaising with operational and financial personnel at various levels to gather all information relevant to the accounting function
  • Responsible for planning, directing, and, as necessary, performing the following activities:
      • Financial accounting, including general ledger maintenance
      • Financial and operating statement reporting for all legal entities and operating companies in the group
      • Periodic financial reporting, including weekly reports
      • Standard variance reporting, and related reports
  • Responsible for the management, and deliverables of the financial accounting steam supporting the Woodlands Division

To apply for this career opportunity please apply online!

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J.D. Irving, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.