Senior Accountant

The Wheaton Group is looking for a skilled and dynamic Senior Accountant to join its Corporate Accounting team.  The Wheaton Group is a diverse group of companies consisting of an automotive group, an aviation division, multiple insurance companies, property development and management as well as financial services. The corporate accounting group is responsible for financial reporting and oversight of multiple related businesses and holding companies within the group.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Preparation of accurate and reliable month end financial reporting
  • Recording and posting of day-to-day journal entries and completing GL account reconciliations
  • Maintaining accurate and timely continuity schedules
  • Responsible for ensuring GST filings and remittances are completed within the required timelines
  • Assist with year end financial statements and support packages for the external auditors and assist with responding to questions
  • Complete various tax related schedules
  • Other related duties and projects as directed by the Chief Financial Officer and/or Corporate Controller
  • The above responsibilities will be required for multiple corporate entities as assigned by the Corporate Controller and Chief Financial Officer

The ideal candidate would have the following qualifications: 

  • Newly designated CPA is preferred but nearing completion will be considered
  • Experience with Sage 300 accounting software and Corporate tax prep would be an asset
  • Familiar with IFRS and ASPE with a willingness to learn in depth
  • Strong attention to detail along with an ability to understand the overall picture
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral), strong interpersonal and management skills
  • Committed to ensuring deadlines are met
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

What we offer

  • Competitive salary + benefits package including extended health, dental and vision coverage
  • Group Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee discount program
  • Great River Valley location