Senior Accountant - North America

  • Full-time
  • Career Site Team: Finance and Corporate Development

Job Description

In this role you will:

•Manage monthly, quarterly and year end close processes

•Provide and support coordination of corporation tax working papers on timely and accurate basis, including preparation of annual statutory  financial statements.

•Prepare & submit annual Pension Financial statements with FSRA, including administrating pension invoices.

•Responsible for providing technical accounting advice and processes to the business

•Annual impairment reviews of capitalized costs, Fixed Assets and Intangibles.

•Annual filing on Pension IIS, AIR, AVR and PBGF

•Ensure timely filing of Statistic Canada forms.

•Review, approve and ensure related journal entries are completed on timely and accurately.

•Review monthly account reconciliations and ensure they are performed accurately, completely and on time.

•Review and set up sales tax (HST/GST, QST, BC), Corp tax, SIB and other ad hoc payments.

•Ensure robust internal controls, monitor compliance and maintenance of adequate documentation

•Work with Finance, internal tax partners, external tax consultants on Corporate tax filings and reporting.

•Manage audit process with internal sox audit, including external and internal tax audit.

•Implement process and procedural improvements to optimize workflow when necessary


The ideal candidate will have:

•CMA/CGA/CA/CPA designation is preferred.

•5+ years accounting experience with solid exposure to financial reporting and analysis.

•Demonstrated strengths in Microsoft tools - strong Excel skills

•Knowledge of Pension and Statutory Fin Statement is an asset.

•Prior experience using enterprise financial systems – knowledge of Hyperion, SAP are a definite asset.

•Strong project management, communication, organizational and financial management skills

•Excellent reconciliation and analytical skills

•Strong team player who can work autonomously within a virtual and matrix environment and collaborate with management and team members in different locations


Additional Information

About NIQ

NIQ, the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, reveals new pathways to growth for retailers and consumer goods manufacturers. With operations in more than 100 countries, NIQ delivers the most complete and clear understanding of consumer buying behavior through an advanced business intelligence platform with integrated predictive analytics. NIQ delivers the Full View. 

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