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Senior Accountant - 18 Month Contract

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Company Medtronic
Job Title Senior Accountant - 18 Month Contract
JobId 38212
Location: Saint Laurent, PQ, CAN

Senior Accountant - 18 Month Contract


Saint Laurent, Quebec, Canada

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Jan 30, 2018


Reporting to the Accounting
Manager, the Senior Accountant will beresponsible to support the Accounting team. The individual will be actively involved in
month-end close process including internal reporting as well as reporting to
corporate head office and external reporting for tax purposes. Candidate is
required to have strong computer skills (Excel), results-oriented, and be able
to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines in an ever changing business environment.
Candidate is also required to be able to analyze results as well as propose
process improvements.


month-end duties, including preparation of journal entries (including foreign
currency transactions). Month-end tasks associated with fixed assets, deferred
revenue, accruals, accounts payable, intercompany AP AR, inventory,

monthly account reconciliations with appropriate supporting documentation and reconcile/investigate
variances to general ledger.

¨Assist with the management of intercompany
payable/receivable balances arising from related party transactions and the
timely collection of intercompany receivables

review and comment on variances between actual results and forecast/prior year
(Balance sheet and PL).

with sales tax reporting and compliance including preparation of monthly sales
tax remittances to government and responding to external (customer) and internal
sales tax enquiries.

with income tax reporting and tax compliance.

¨Participate in the annual evaluation of internal controls
process (Sarbanes-Oxley) (documentation and testing). Supporting the
cross-functional teams with SOX process.

with various corporate head-office reporting and internal reporting

in various ad-hoc projects and cross-functional teams.

in the automation and efficiency improvements of departmental processes.


¨Bachelor of Commerce with a concentration in Accounting required.

¨Accounting designation completed, CPA, CA, CMA, CGA

¨Minimum 2-3 years of relevant accounting experience

¨Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel

¨Ability to work in US large public subsidiary company

¨US GAAP knowledge, a strong asset

¨Good knowledge of sales and income tax regulations

¨Good knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley SEC requirements

¨JD Edwards, SAP, Spreadsheet Server, Hyperion (HFM), knowledge
a strong asset

¨Strong communication skills

¨Bilingual required both verbal written (English

¨Ability to apply judgment and make sound decisions

¨Strong initiative and problem solving ability

¨Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize

¨Quick learner

¨Team spirit

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