Accounting Manager Givens Engineering is a custom manufacturer of cranes, manipulators, and other material-handling machinery located on Veterans Parkway in London. We're looking for an accounting manager to handle the finances of our Canadian and US operations with a hands-on role with Quickbooks. We have a large shop employing 50 in London, a smaller operation employing 7 in Perrysburg, Ohio and a sales office in Huntsville Alabama. We employ welders, machinists, assemblers, electricians, designers, engineers and a sales staff to create custom machinery.
Your work would include:
Full cycle accounting using Quickbooks to manage company data
Monthly bank reconciliations and daily monitoring of bank activities
Responsible for all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, including all invoicing, following up on overdue accounts, etc.
Working in both CDN and USD to support our operations on both sides of the border
Regular correspondence with purchasing staff to ensure smooth flow of information
Tracking data relating to sales activities
Tracking timesheets for hourly employees
Direct supervision of 2 support accounting staff, one in London and the other in Perrysburg
Human resources activities involving the hiring and dismissal of employees
Preparing internal reporting packages for the ownership, bank, and third-party accountant
Preparing the year-end package for external accountant in accordance with ASPE
Adhering to company reporting practices and suggesting new initiatives to help streamline accounting processes
Managing some day-to-day operations of the office
Other duties as required
This is not a strictly supervisory position! You would work alongside the other 2 accounting staff doing day-to-day financial entries. You would report to the company owner. Year-end CRA income tax is handled by an outside accounting firm. The work is full-time and permanent. We offer a benefits package and pension plan. We value a long-term relationship.
-College Diploma or University Degree in accounting
-CGA, CMA, CA or CPA accounting designation is preferred
-accounting experience is necessary, ideally 5 years or greater
-experience with Excel; creation and alteration of spreadsheets is routine
-experience with Quickbooks
-strong written and verbal communication skills
-familiarity with year-end procedures in a mid-sized environment