SENIOR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

ADS Piping

The Senior Financial Accountant (‘SFA’) facility plays an extremely important role in the success of
the company. The SFA is a newly created role which will be responsible for the accounting, reporting
and SOX compliance of our Canadian Division, along with additional support to our International
business groups. This role will partner closely with our corporate finance team based on Ohio, USA and
International Accounting teams, along with internal stakeholders. The role reports directly to the
Director, International Accounting.

Duties

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure a Safe Work environment for all team members and maintain a safe working record, while following all safety protocols
  • Prepare, analyze and interpret financial results and forecasts of multiple international operations, providing key business and financial guidance to the organization
  • Work in partnership with ADS International sales and operations team both locally and internationally to identify business changes and provide insight and explanation on financial results
  • Perform and review monthly account reconciliations, investigate unreconciled balances or variances between general ledger and various source documents
  • Prepare and review monthly journal entries as needed
  • Collaborate across assorted business functions (finance, accounting, sales, operations, IT, HR, Investor relations, etc.) to provide insights with ad-hoc analysis and be solution based
  • Lead and support monthly and quarterly business review presentations with detailed information on key metrics and performance
  • Lead and support analysis and decision making with respect to currency risk management
  • Collaborate with International finance teams to address issues and enhance the financial closing process and timing
  • Ensure SOX compliance by adhering to internal control requirements, maintaining updated documentation and providing recommendation as appropriate
  • Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES

Qualifications

Job Skills: This position should possess the following skills / knowledge:

  • Extremely strong communication skills in English (verbal and written) and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, solution-based mentality, demonstrating resourcefulness and pro-actively resolving problems
  • Able to handle confidential information in a mature manner
  • Organizational skills and ability to plan, forecast and pivot to meet targets and deadlines
  • Superb time management skills and ability to plan in advance and prioritizing demands to meet needs of business
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence individuals in various functional areas and at different levels within the organization
  • Strong Technical skills including knowledge of GAAP and IFRS
  • Mid to advanced PC skills using Outlook, Word, Excel (including pivots, V-lookups), Powerpoint, TEAMS.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 to 7+ years practical and relatable work experience

Preferred Experience or Skills:

  • CPA or CGA designation
  • International business background with multi-national and multi-currency experience
  • Basic communication skills in French (verbal)

Additional Requirements:

  • Travel required (25%) within Canada and into the United States

Interested applicants, please submit your resume by email to paul.noon@adspipe.com

To apply for this job email your details to paul.noon@adspipe.com