Financial Accountant Financial Accountant

AGI Danmare

Dates

Closing: November 30, 2020

Posted: November 13, 2020

Location

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Department

Finance

To apply for this position, please send your resume to ed.caira@c.danmare.ca. Please use the job title as the subject line for reference.

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About AGI

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

Today, AGI’s product portfolio also includes cutting edge solutions that leverage IoT enabled devices, sensor technology and cloud computing. The AGI SureTrack product is an independent hardware and software platform that brings together data across the farm, in real time, and provides customers with the ability to manage their crop production, manage their overall business, and market their grain based on content and robust traceability. With a customer base that includes Growers, Ag Retail, Grain Buyers and Food Processors, AGI SureTrack is an independent farm operating platform, with supply chain visibility and complete crop management.

The Danmare Group specializes in providing full-service engineering and design solutions to leading companies in the food and beverage industry. Over the past fourteen years, clients have enlisted our expert team to manage challenging projects from start to finish. We take a collaborative approach that considers all stakeholder requirements to satisfy the unique needs of our clients.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Controller, you will perform day-to-day activities in full aspects of accounting cycles, including Bank Reconciliation, AP, AR, revenue recognition and account reconciliation, etc. You will support all month-, quarter- and year-end accounting activities, ensuring they are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Perform day-to-day activities in full aspects of accounting cycles, including Bank Reconciliation, AP, AR, revenue recognition and account reconciliation, etc.
  • Support all month-, quarter- and year-end accounting activities, ensuring they are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Assist with monthly expense allocations between companies (CAD/US), to ensure accuracy of inter-company settlements.
  • Review and obtain necessary approval from project managers on all invoices for contractors, freight, and all miscellaneous invoices, ensuring adequate accruals are in place for period
  • Prepare monthly invoicing, compiling contractor invoices, project hours, project expenses and other data in preparation for cut-off
  • Prepare the project costing and hours reports, investigate and explain significant variances from expected amounts
  • Support Controller in budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting
  • Assist in the preparation of year end and statutory audits, and coordinate with the auditor on their requests
  • Reconcile Credit Card accounts and Expense Reimbursements to ensure all expenditures are allocated to the correct projects, ensure approvals are in place
  • Communicate effectively with Controller as well as vendors, contractors, project managers and employees
  • Respond on a timely basis to requests for data and reporting from HO and work closely with the HO finance team when required
  • Other duties as assigned by Controller and/or management

Qualifications

  • Post Secondary Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • 2-3 years’ work experience in Accounting or Finance, in a food manufacturing or engineering consulting environment.
  • Experience in Accounting systems (i.e. Quickbooks, Sage)
  • Exposure to full aspects of accounting cycles and period end procedures.
  • Experience with project accounting an asset.
  • Experience with multi-currency environment.
  • Can-do attitude and willingness to take new challenges
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work independently under pressure within tight deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt and learn quickly, strong attention to detail and accuracy

How To Apply

Apply today! Click the “Apply Today” button above or email careers@aggrowth.com with your cover letter and resume and note the job you’re applying for in the subject line.

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.