Accounting Manager

by Ladder HR Solutions

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2024
Experience: 3 Years
Education: College Diploma (2 years)
Ladder HR Solutions

Job Description

Position: Accounting Manager (London and Southwestern Ontario)
Company: Hudson Entry & Automation
Location: London, Ontario
Type of Work: Full-time, Permanent

Hudson Entry & Automation Inc. is SW Ontario’s most trusted and comprehensive commercial Security Solutions Provider offering both Sales, Installation and Service of:
  1. Custom Gate Systems & Automation
  2. Commercial Overhead Doors
  3. Electronic Security Systems
  4. Security Camera Systems
  5. Electronic Access Control Systems
  6. Locksmithing
Learn more about us @ entryandautomation.ca

Responsibilities

In the role of Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for leading the financial and accounting function for Hudson Entry & Automation including all financial reporting, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll functions. As the Accounting Manager, you will report directly to the President and be a key member of the senior leadership team. The current accounting function at Hudson is entirely outsourced to a third-party accounting firm and we are looking for a proactive individual to bring the role in-house to support our continued growth.

The Accounting Manager role is based out of our London, Ontario office and will have the following key responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all financial reporting, including weekly dashboards, monthly financials, and year-end financial statements, including working with current outside accounting firm for year-end statement preparation
  • Maintain and improve accounting information systems and data
  • Critically analyze and report on financial performance by segment, ensuring variances are clearly communicated
  • Support managers and leadership with financial reporting, forecasting, budgeting, and cost alignment for operational efficiency
  • Assist in developing and revising annual budgets
  • Hold primary responsibility for day-to-day management of all Accounts Payable functions, including bill entry and facilitating timely vendor payments
  • Take 100% ownership of aged receivable targets, follow up with past due customers, and work with leadership to escalate when required
  • Implement and maintain financial policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with accounting principles
  • Address financial inquiries from senior leaders and provide analysis and recommendations
  • Participate in management meetings (as required) in order to share relevant information
  • Take on primary responsibility for payroll processing and other duties as required
  • Responsible for calculating sales commissions and managing related financial tasks

Qualifications & Requirements
  • Post-secondary degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field
  • CPA designation preferred but not a prerequisite
  • Minimum three years experience in a senior finance role
  • Proficient with QuickBooks online
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving abilities
  • Technologically savvy and willing to learn new systems
  • Capable of working independently and collaboratively in a dynamic environment
  • Clear criminal background check

It’s a huge bonus if you have industry experience in one or more of the services provided by Hudson or anything related. If not, that’s ok if you bring other winning attributes including a willingness to learn and grow.

What We Offer
  • Engaging & supportive team dynamic
  • Extended health care benefits (including paid sick days, disability insurance, and life insurance)
  • Dental benefits
  • Vision benefits
  • On-site parking
  • Company events
  • Casual work attire
Compensation
Salary: $70,000-$75,000 (based on experience)
Participation in company quarterly bonus program

Schedule
  • 40-hour work week Monday to Friday
  • Reliable transportation required (location not on a bus route)
This comprehensive role is crucial for maintaining the financial integrity and operational excellence of Hudson Entry & Automation Inc., supporting our commitment to providing superior security solutions.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for the position, please apply within and/or send an email with your resume and the title of the role in the subject line to: recruiting@ladderhr.ca

Ladder HR Solutions proudly serves companies across Canada. Our team are specialists in their areas of interest. Our passion is HR.

Hudson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace that is built on trust, support and respect. We welcome all individuals and do not discriminate on the basis of gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, sex, citizenship, education, languages spoken or veteran status – just be yourself. Accommodation is available upon request at any point during our recruitment process - we’ll work to meet your needs.

Given the nature of our business, a criminal background check will be required.