• Accounting Manager

    Purpose of Position

    • To mitigate financial risks to the Anchor Group of Companies
    • To manage and oversee the daily operations of the Accounting Department
    • To monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or data
    • To establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principals

    Major Responsibilities


    • Issue daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for both internal and external presentation for the Anchor Group of Companies.
    • Prepare all year-end working papers and documents for year-end financial statements.
    • Facilitate the auditing of Anchor’s accounting and financial information by external and internal auditors and accountants
    • Create, implement, and maintain processes and systems that account for research and development expenses, practices, and costs; these include applied internal and external labour and consulting expenses relating to Anchor’s research and development practices, for tax claims
    • Provide relevant and timely financial analyses to Senior Management.
    • Monitor performance for the Anchor Group of Companies and report to the monthly internal management meeting on sales, spending, profitability, and ratio analysis.


    • Participate in planning Anchor’s financial operations, in the short-range and long-range, including objectives, methods and resources
    • Prepare, maintain and monitor and report on annual operating budgets for the Anchor Group of Companies
    • Provide weekly updates on key performance indicators.
    • Prepare capital expenditure justifications to determine payback
    • Source funding for capital or other long-term debt vs. lease requirements
    • Monitor and forecast cash positions, including monitoring and sourcing foreign exchange funding


    • Maintain, monitor, recommend changes and analyze business systems, processes, and procedures to promote efficiency

    General Accounting

    • Review and approve journal entries, analysis, and reports from direct staff and others, on a weekly basis or as directed by senior management
    • Review monthly journal entries for foreign exchange revaluation, bad debt accrual, prepaid expenses, inventory balancing, depreciation, A/P balancing, and long-term debt reconciliation (including current portion)
    • Prepare all supporting documentation for the annual third-party review engagement
    • Coordinate, facilitate and manage all government audits
    • Ensure accuracy of general ledger postings

    Cost Accounting

    • Perform monthly cost-rollups (adjusting standard cost based on updated average or FIFO costing)
    • Coordinate and implement special projects, including recommending accounting policy changes, business process improvements and other projects


    • Create, implement, maintain and supervise processes that accurately measure, report and account for inventory status for all produced and purchased products/materials
    • To perform cost accounting duties relating to job cost accuracy, inventory, cycle counts and purchasing


    • Supervise, review, and approve payrolls for accurate and timely payment
    • Review monthly entries for Accounts Payable accruals, payroll accruals and government remittances based on initial entries prepared by direct staff or others
    • Perform monthly payroll reconciliation entry
    • Summarize biweekly payroll general ledger entries for entry by Accounts Payable Administrator

    Accounts Receivable

    • Create, implement, maintain and monitor processes and systems that provide notices for accounts at risk, such as default, late payments, expiring lien dates, surpassing pre-approved credit limits, up-to-date customer credit review and repetitive problematic customers.
    • Ensure rapid and consistent collection of receivables
    • Manage and approve customer credit, including identifying creditworthiness
    • Create, implement, maintain and monitor processes and systems to ensure that all closed jobs are fully invoiced
    • Authorize invoices as may be required to meet the needs of the company

    Accounts Payable

    • Monitor payables, to maximize cash flow while maintaining vendor relationships
    • Authorize cheques and purchase orders
    • Ensure payments are being made to vendors on a biweekly schedule
    • Approve cash disbursement out of bank based on and within authorized signing limits for this position


    • Supervise Accounting staff


    • University degree or college diploma in accounting
    • CPA coursework is an asset


    Five years’ experience in a junior accounting position with emphasis on critical-thinking tasks, such as reconciling accounts and preparing financial statements

    How to apply:

    Kindly forward your resume to [email protected].

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