Senior Accountant


Position: Senior Accountant

Category: Permanent

Location: Downtown + Hybrid

Salary: Competitive


Employer details:

Our client is one of the leading carriers in North America, and their logistics approach is simply remarkable. It is even more exciting because its impact is tangible in distribution, an essential component of our economy, as well as our pace and our consumption needs. An additional advantage: the company was hailed as one of the best employers in Canada and in Montreal in the 2022 edition, illustrating its commitment to innovation, environmental excellence, and employee satisfaction.


Benefits: Valued professional development - Reimbursement of training costs - Involvement in several charitable organizations - Paid time off to participate in volunteer events - Warm and very collaborative environment - Employee recognition events - Health and well-being considered - Stable company , safe and essential – New offices – On-site: daycare, conference rooms and cafeteria (healthy menus and subsidized meals) – Sports teams created among employees – Flexible schedule and hybrid mode – 3 weeks of vacation – Stock investment plan – Social insurance programs – RRSP – Competitive salary – Bonus plan


Your responsibilities in a few words!

Prepare reconciliations of company general ledger accounts - Comply with company accounting policies and procedures - Prepare and review internal financial reports and presentations with internal stakeholders - Follow key internal controls over financial reporting - Identify potential process improvements to create efficiencies - Assist in the accounting review of large, complex and/or non-routine transactions - Communicate related financial impacts to the management team - Collaborate on special projects that will have accounting implications - Identify opportunities to improve the efficiency of existing processes - Prepare quarterly and annual reports required by Canadian securities commissions and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for consolidated company operations - Compile month-end checklists - Assist other team members during the quarterly and annual close process - Lead internal controls of the above-mentioned processes in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements (SOX) - Collaborate with auditors during internal and external audits - Prepare quarterly and annual reports required by the group


Your strengths for this position!

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a relevant discipline
  • Hold a CPA designation
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in this role and/or in an accounting firm
  • Knowledge of SAP, US GAAP, TM1, Business Warehouse and Workiva tools (assets)
  • Understanding of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) framework and GAAP
  • Comfortable with the Office suite (Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint)
  • Bilingualism: knowing how to express yourself in French and English


An ideal opportunity for a motivated, communicative team player who knows how to adapt. Reporting to the Director of Accounting, a competent, patient, attentive and pleasant manager. Your primary task will be to prepare financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), in Canada and the United States. You will, among other things, have the pleasure of interacting with the departments around you, in order to ensure accurate preparation of financial information reports. What could be better than growing up in a stable, warm environment, considering your well-being and where you will feel appreciated for your contribution to the company! Interested in this position? Apply now for more information.

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Downtown Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada

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