AGS Automotive
  • 12-Apr-2018 to 11-Jun-2018 (CST)
  • Corporate
  • Toronto, ON, CAN
  • Salary
  • Full Time

We are offering an excellent salary and benefits package, including an employee incentive plan.


AGS Automotive Systems is a full service manufacturer of bumpers and general stampings to several of North America's largest automakers. AGS is committed to delivering high quality, high value products to our customers. For over 60 years AGS has stood behind our belief in quality, technology, and teamwork.  Our capabilities include stamping, plating, painting and plastics, as well as valued-added services such as assembly and sequencing. The Company employs over 1,000 people throughout 4 Canadian facilities and 4 US facilities. 

AGS is looking for a Corporate Accountant, who is knowledgeable, self-directed, experienced, hard-working, and interested in the automotive industry. Located at our corporate headquarters in Toronto, the Corporate Accountant will report to the Corporate Controller.

Corporate Accountant

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Corporate Accountant is responsible for providing the financial leadership support to the organization including but not limited to:

 

  • Preparation of the Company's monthly Financial Statements, reported in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ensuring the overall integrity of the financial data, processes and business controls for the organization
  • Responsible and accountable to support and provide direction to all Corporate finance staff
  • Continuously improving the financial reporting processes
  • Participating, supporting and driving corporate wide financial priorities & initiatives

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Preparation of legal entity and consolidated financial statements, in multiple currencies
    • Ensure confidentiality of all financial and proprietary information
    • Financial Reporting for internal & external stakeholders
    • Preparation of monthly consolidated lead schedules and account reconciliations
    • Prepare and process all corporate journal entries. Review and approve all Plant journal entries
    • Ensure all sub-ledger to general ledger reconciliations are complete and accurate
    • Prepare and compile all information schedules required for the completion of the Corporate Income Tax Returns
    • Prepare tax provisions on a quarterly and annual basis; including true-ups against taxes filed
    • Provide projected income tax provisions for annual budgeting process; prepare for review, quarter and year end accounting tax provisions
    • Manage and analyse the financial results, including highlighting accounting, financial and operational issues
    • Monitor and provide recommendations on all key financial numbers
    • Prepare all required Government reporting
    • Develop, support & monitor business control requirements, including taking the lead on internal & external audits
    • Accounting representative on Company's Project team for the implementation of a new ERP system

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • Accounting designation, CPA Preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration
  • 5 years + related experience
  • Experience with the preparation of Corporate Income Tax and Sales Tax Returns is a definite plus
  • Experience with cross functional teams
  • Manufacturing experience is an asset
  • Experience in process improvements
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Solid organizational /time management skills
  • Knowledgeable in MRP, QAD experience is an asset, Microsoft Office, Excel
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