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Senior Accountant - 18 Month Contract

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

Description
Senior Accountant - 18 Month Contract

Location:

Saint Laurent, Quebec, Canada

Requisition #:

17000N7V

Post Date:

Jan 30, 2018

Job
Summary:

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.

Main
functions:

¨Perform
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,
warranty.

¨Prepare
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

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

¨Assist
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.

¨Assist
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.

¨Assist
with various corporate head-office reporting and internal reporting
requirements.

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

¨Participate
in the automation and efficiency improvements of departmental processes.

Job
Requirements:

¨Bachelor of Commerce with a concentration in Accounting required.

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

¨Minimum 2-3 years of relevant accounting experience
required.

¨Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel

¨Ability to work in US large public subsidiary company
environment

¨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
French)

¨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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