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Corporate Accounting Manager - Contract

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Date: 16-Apr-2021

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Purolator

Open up to the Possibilities!
At Purolator, you’ll be proud knowing you’re working for a Canadian company that truly values its employees. And it’s community. This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Here you will be empowered to help move the business forward. Each and every day. Are you open to the possibilities?


Job Description

  • Responsible for all areas of financial accounting and reporting including developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures.
  • Responsible for overseeing, preparation and timely reporting of all financial results including consolidation of US subsidiary and all lines of business
  • Managing month end and quarter end close process including:
    • Formula Value per Share Calculations
    • ESOP process
    • Valuation of investments
  • Managing quarter end interim audit engagement
  • Managing year end close process including annual audit engagement
  • Responsible for preparation of quarterly and annual statutory financial statements and pension plan statements
  • Manage monthly and quarterly report to Parent Company including financial results and related party reconciliations
  • Responsible for overseeing and preparation of monthly financial reports for Senior Management and other corporate functions as well as quarterly reports for Audit Committee and Board of Directors
  • Ensure timely review of GL account analysis to ensure the integrity of financial information recorded in the General Ledger (GL) and reported in the financial statements
  • Manage relationship with all Purolator finance teams including US subsidiary and external auditors
  • Assist with various tax audits and provide all required information and reports to tax manager and tax consultant for filing tax returns or other tax compliance matters
  • Ensure ICFR controls that relates to the financial reporting and accounting processes are complied with the ICFR guidelines
  • Identify, lead and execute continuous improvement opportunities within the accounting and finance
  • Participate or represent accounting in the implementation of IT systems or solutions that affects financial reporting and accounting
  • Develops a competent team through regular succession planning,  talent management and individual career development and training


Required Qualifications:


Accounting Designation

Knowledge and understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards

Basic to intermediate knowledge on Direct and Indirect taxes

SAP knowledge and sound knowledge or a quick learner of using various IT applications including MS Office

Strong communication skills both verbal and written – ability to deal with individuals at all levels

Proven leadership skills

Ability to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple deliverables

Team oriented






Location:                    530 - Corporate  
Working Conditions: Office Environment 

Reports to:                  Director Corp Accounting Tax & Treasury 

Purolator is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to

At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.

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