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Accounting Manager

by Givens Engineering Inc

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jun 30, 2020
Experience: 5 Years
Education: College Diploma (3 years)
Givens Engineering Inc

Job Description

Accounting Manager
Givens Engineering is a custom manufacturer of cranes, manipulators, and other material-handling machinery located on Veterans Parkway in London. We're looking for an accounting manager to handle the finances of our Canadian and US operations with a hands-on role with Quickbooks.  
We have a large shop employing 50 in London, a smaller operation employing 7 in Perrysburg, Ohio and a sales office in Huntsville Alabama. We employ welders, machinists, assemblers, electricians, designers, engineers and a sales staff to create custom machinery.

Your work would include:
  • Full cycle accounting using Quickbooks to manage company data
  • Monthly bank reconciliations and daily monitoring of bank activities
  • Responsible for all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, including all invoicing, following up on overdue accounts, etc.
  • Preparing payroll
  • Working in both CDN and USD to support our operations on both sides of the border
  • Regular correspondence with purchasing staff to ensure smooth flow of information
  • Tracking data relating to sales activities
  • Tracking timesheets for hourly employees
  • Direct supervision of 2 support accounting staff, one in London and the other in Perrysburg
  • Human resources activities involving the hiring and dismissal of employees
  • Preparing internal reporting packages for the ownership, bank, and third-party accountant
  • Preparing the year-end package for external accountant in accordance with ASPE
  • Adhering to company reporting practices and suggesting new initiatives to help streamline accounting processes
  • Managing some day-to-day operations of the office
  • Other duties as required
This is not a strictly supervisory position!  You would work alongside the other 2 accounting staff doing day-to-day financial entries.  You would report to the company owner.  Year-end CRA income tax is handled by an outside accounting firm.
The work is full-time and permanent.  We offer a benefits package and pension plan.  We value a long-term relationship.

-College Diploma or University Degree in accounting
-CGA, CMA, CA or CPA accounting designation is preferred
-accounting experience is necessary, ideally 5 years or greater
-experience with Excel; creation and alteration of spreadsheets is routine
-experience with Quickbooks
-strong written and verbal communication skills
-familiarity with year-end procedures in a mid-sized environment

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