Who we are
Staples Canada is on journey to become the Working and Learning Company. We are dynamic, inspiring partners to our customers and the communities in which we live. At Staples, we inspire people to work smarter, learn more and grow every day. We look for people who are curious, approachable and passionate, and who enjoy finding solutions.
If that's you, let's work, learn and grow together. We are building an inclusive and diverse team
Staples Canada is creating an inclusive and diverse work environment. We welcome, value and thrive on perspectives and contributions from backgrounds that vary by race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion or physical ability. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. Some of what you will do
As the Senior Analyst - Accounting, you will provide timely and accurate financial information to the management team, prepare monthly financial information, perform monthly account reconciliations and various other month-end and year-end closing activities. You will work closely with our shared service customers and other functional groups to gather their inputs and provide support. Each day will be fast-paced, challenging, rewarding and meaningful. Specifically, you will:
Some of what you need
•Perform month-end and year-end closing activities, including the preparation and review of journal entries and account reconciliations
•Perform monthly account analyses as assigned including supplementary reporting and ad-hoc analysis as required.
•Resolve issues related to account reconciliations and analyses by working with the various departments (i.e. HR, Legal, Merchandising, Retail Operations, Real Estate, etc.)
•Identify and execute process improvements for existing month end activities and reconciliations
•Assist in the preparation of supplementary schedules and analysis for financial reporting (Management Reporting / Tax Filings / Stats Canada Reporting)
•Provide support as required to store management, Home Office departments and those that we support through our shared services to address their inquiries
•Participate in projects for upgrade rollouts and system implementation(s), including requirements gathering, user acceptance testing, etc.
Some of what you will get
•Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience supporting multiple companies and/or business units
•Supervisory experience is an asset
•University business degree with a focus in accounting or equivalent work experience
•Strong knowledge of financial reporting
•Strong knowledge and understanding of financial systems. Experience with Oracle is an asset
•Audit & controls experience is preferred
•A commitment to improvement, providing and implementing recommendations.
•Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment
•Ability to manage competing priorities accordingly
•Ability to work under tight timelines
•Strong / Advanced Excel Skills
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•Resourceful and a problem solver
•Health and Dental benefits
•Learning & Development programs
•Office environment, ability to work remotely when required
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